Monthly Archives: April 2014

The British

 “You’re not drunk if you can lie on the floor without holding on.” I admire the British. Though their history has it’s share of mistakes, there is much to admire and emulate. There is language, literature, exploration, Magna Carta, Winston … Continue reading

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Circumstantial Perspective

“Every house on every street is really just a family façade. We look at it and think we know what’s going on inside, but we never really have any idea.” – From “Missing You” by Harlen Coben My grandfather, who … Continue reading

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American Ingenuity

“Everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about.” I won’t bother you with a lengthy description of the Spartan life of a gate guard. Suffice to say that we are really at the mercy of the weather, … Continue reading

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Fog

“What’s wrong with me? Outside of being young and dumb.” – Elmore Leonard – “Up in Honey’s Room” Hmmmm……is that the Tower of  London? Hard to tell. Well……just another day here in foggy London town. Most turkeys taste better the … Continue reading

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War

“It is of no use  discussing how long a snake is when he is in his house.” – Vikrant Parsai Gaby stepped out of the RV to log in another worker last night and came face to face with a … Continue reading

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Senior Shuffle

“You are what you eat. Avoid fruits and nuts.” Jim Davis I’ve probably been doing this for some time and just didn’t realize it. The senior shuffle. I’m not sure when it started but it must have been recently.  Anyway, … Continue reading

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I don’t do Pot Luck

“It’s so beautifully arranged on the plate – you know someone’s fingers have been all over it.” –  Julia Child Our drilling rig had a caterer supply breakfast to the troops this morning. Said caterer was kind enough to save … Continue reading

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Pizza

“Give me golf clubs, fresh air and a beautiful partner, and you can keep the clubs and the fresh air.” ~ Jack Benny We had another interesting day on the gate yesterday. The highlight was our conversation re directions to … Continue reading

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Odd

“If you don’t read the newspaper you are uninformed, if you do read the newspaper you are misinformed.” – Mark Twain Did you hear about that mass murder yesterday? No, I did not. You’re kidding – it’s been all over … Continue reading

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Earwax

“Sometimes I wish I could put my mouth in a cage. It’s always pushing me into corners.” – From “Zoo” by James Patterson Think your pretty smart……..don’t you? Well………did you know that your earwax indicates the type of sweat your … Continue reading

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