I'm in a pickle. I have been reading a lot of classic literature lately. I am working my way through Common Sense by Thomas Paine; however there are only so many classics a man can take. I want a…Continue
"I have some thoughts about this. I have been married for over a year now and while I'm no expert, I do have some thoughts:
1-The simple things mean a lot. By small and simple things are great things brought to pass. I would suggest finding…"
"Moral courage is keeping your own counsel even when your answer makes you unpopular, or worse. Moral cowardice is bending to the will of the mob to save your own neck, or status, or to avoid being called names, or whatever.
""Live! Live! Live! Life is a banquet, and most poor sons-of-bitches are starving to death!" Mame Dennis
"When I die and stand before God, He will not ask me, 'Why were you not Moses?' He will ask me, 'Why were you not…"
"“What is bad? All that proceeds from weakness.” --Fredrich Nietzche
“The only mistakes you can learn from are the ones you survive”
“The only rules that matter are these: What a man can do and what a…"
""Theres things gnaw at a man worse than dying" -Kevin Costner as Charlie Waite, Open Range "We're all travelers in this world. From the sweet grass to the packing house. Birth 'til death. We travel between the…"
Cycling, Running, Crossfit, I love the Humanities.
Anything by Charles Dickens or Shakespeare, The Poetry of Rudyard Kipling, The Lord of the Rings, The Action Hero's Handbook, The John Carter of Mars Series, Anything with Spies.
Anything with Spies-Classic Connery James Bond, Casino Royale (Daniel Craig), Inception, The Saint, The A-Team, The Bourne Series. Classic Cinema- Charade, Roman Holiday, Spartacus, Casablanca, Sabrina, Exodus, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. Indiana Jones Series, Back to the Future.
JAZZ: Frank Sinatra/ the Rat Pack, Peter Cincotti, John Pizzarellin, Jane Monheit, Emilie-claire Barlow,
Rock: We Shot The Moon, The Feeling, Classic 80's Hair Rock.
Trance Music, Dance Music.
You Ban Fa (There is a Way). -Michael Hoer
Aequalis omnes-Equal to all.
Awake, my sons; put on the armor of righteousness. Shake off the chains with which ye are bound, and come forth out of obscurity and arise from the dust. (The Book of Mormon: 2 Nephi 1:23)
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