"Leadership books.... You can find them everywhere.
I'll tell you this quite plainly, unless it is a military leadership book, it's probably worthless.
You manage resources, but you lead people. Most managers could not lead a wet dog…"
"We had the same problem with our 14 year-old Husky.. The poor thing was suffering so much, it broke our hearts. Finally, it was time for the old girl to be pain free. We took her to the vet, and held her, comforted her right to the end... That was 8…"
"I have a comprehensive first aid bag in my Jeep, as well as two blankets. When I go off road, I have my recovery kit with more gear. If we are expecting to be far off paved roads, I throw my 96 hour emergency bag on board and a Rossi 92 SRS…"
If you're funny by nature, be funny. If you're not, don't strive to be. Be what you are, whatever that is. It may not be what you think you want, but it is truth and truth is better.
Self-esteem is often though…"
"Other tips... I suggest ignoring 3. I can't think of a faster way to strip a ring gear than pulling in reverse... Never pull in reverse. Never. Your differential was engineered for max torque in one direction....…"
"Less shootings in Oz? Yes, but the data says that viloent crime has soared since the ban. Why? Less firearms means less risk for criminals?
That seems to be the where the analysis is pointing.
Oh, and I have several friends in Oz who are anything…"
Traveling, shooting, riding, off road adventures (Jeepin') and writing.
History, Westerns, some fiction.
Too many to list. I enjoy quality westerns, and historically based films.
A little of just about everything...
"Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure... than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat. "
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"My your logic, my mother, my aunt, my friends long term girlfriend, and another friend's younger brother were all flirting with me the last time I talked to them? And I must flirt with pretty much everyone I talk to? Nodding and agreeing with…"
One of my most prized works of art was made in a state of emotional bondage to some truly horrifying childhood experiences. Thankfully, concurrent with a restored relationship with my biological father on Thanksgiving Day 2009, all the disabling…
“My two fingers on a typewriter have never connected with my brain. My hand on a pen does. A fountain pen, of course. Ball-point pens are only good for filling out forms on a plane.”-Graham GreeneThis group is for those who love fountain pens.See More
"I am not sure they exist, but if they do: are they right? These definitions say they aren't.
If people think it's honorable to lie, cheat, and steal, this doesn't redefine "honorable," but only shows their lack of it."
"Kind of a case-in-point on the "opinions can be wrong" statement above. Something like childbirth that is distinctly womanly cannot be manly, whether you consider it "strong and courageous" or not. This is the same kind of…"
"I think women are very courageous and strong because they bear children. Which can lead them to die, still does, and did for many years in our early history.
Is child birth manly? If one connects courage and strength then, Yes it is.…"