2011 in review


The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 5,800 times in 2011. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 5 trips to carry that many people. Click here to … Continue reading 2011 in review

Why New Years Resolutions fail… And what you can do about it…


For last year's words belong to last year's language And next year's words await another voice. And to make an end is to make a beginning. ~T.S. Eliot, "Little Gidding Good words to start the New Year with. It never fails to amaze me, all the work-up to the year's end. Truly I don’t get it, … Continue reading Why New Years Resolutions fail… And what you can do about it…

The Lost week


It has been sometime between blog posting, it's not that I haven't wanted to sit down and post, I have. In fact several times I have sat down to do just that, write a blog and post it. Yet when I sat own it seemed I had nothing to say. So I would sit there for … Continue reading The Lost week

Sometimes simple is well enough


Something's should not be messed with, some traditions are sacred and should remain untouched. But there are always some who feel a little twist here and a little change here makes things better. Take, for example all the restaurants that feels a need to “fix” the American classic, grilled cheese. A simple delight as it is, but … Continue reading Sometimes simple is well enough

Christmas music


Well it has been sometime between blogs, lots in the news about the "peaceful" occupy wall street group. Lots about the republican candidates, including the surge of Herman Cain and Newt Gingrich and the Obama jobs bill that seems unable to pass (thank God). But the news I want to talk about is a local … Continue reading Christmas music

Occupy Wall Street and the Founding Fathers


The new movement, Occupy Wall Street (OWS), is interesting, not because I agree with them, I don’t. I happen to like money and capitalism, I find that working and having money is a good thing, no it’s interesting because of the contrast between them and the Tea Party people…. Now, I have not taken part … Continue reading Occupy Wall Street and the Founding Fathers

Mr. Steve Jobs and the world


<Before I start my main point I want to take a moment to say this, I would like to offer my prayed and respect to the family and friends of Mr. Steve Jobs. In this time of need I hope the family and friends will find comfort in Gods loving hands. I would also like … Continue reading Mr. Steve Jobs and the world

Our Lady of Guadalupe and a wedding


As part of my vacation in Mexico City (truth be told, I am here as best man in my friend's wedding) I had the opportunity to visit a Holy place, Our Lady of Guadalupe, (link). What an. Honor it was, but I was a little sad to find out that the week prior to my … Continue reading Our Lady of Guadalupe and a wedding

What can we do?


Ok, it has been some time for me since I last blogged, but there is a reason, I was out of the country, in Germany and now am in Mexico, so my mind has not been on blogging. But I thought I would give it a try using my iPad, I have never posted a … Continue reading What can we do?