Saturday, November 13, 2010
http://www.sacred-texts.com/eso/aww/index.htm Every political-socio-economic-racial-religious-geographic-social group needs to_clean house_. Individually as well. I am also guilty of complacency. Of couse I need to elevate my actions, thoughts and words as well, it is a process.
The Art of Worldly Wisdom Index
The Art of Worldly Wisdom, by Balthasar Gracian, tr. by Joseph Jacobs, , full text etext at sacred-texts.com
Monday, November 01, 2010
I liked Jon's speech. A day before the rally I listened to a recording of Jon Stewart's first show after 911. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mqY3_0RSAXY It gave me a nice perspective about the importance and need of a sane political rally.
Both of Jon's speeches had a similar message. The message is that we are all American and that we stand together. During the last few months I have been getting so worked up listening to the news. The political scene, as reported, is composed of opposing armies bringing this country down. The feelings of animosity between the political parties, candidates, alleged grass root groups, etc. can be contagious and sometimes these emotions and assumptions filter down into my everyday life. My life has enough wear and tear without extremist thoughts worming their way into my head.
Jon Stewart, a talented comedian, took the higher ground yesterday and used his popularity for the greater good. He had an audience far larger then the rally attendees and he some good things to say about the real americans.
Tuesday, November 21, 2006
" Dear Friends,
I am happy to report that due to my recent re-acquaintance with my old and good friend Mike
Let me also say how rewarding it is to see our February 2006 reunion gaining momentum, with the group adding such critical components as the long lost Mike Piazza. The only downside to Mike is that his memory of past deeds seems to be pretty good, which may have some of us in denial mode. Nevertheless, there is something very special about old friends, and certainly about the bond we all created on that common but unique corner we all call "The Block." I wish I were there to share these experiences with all of you, but I will gain comfort in knowing that time will come, and the next reunion will be bigger and better than ever, even if Fazio behaves himself.
Hope to speak with you all soon.