Funny how some prevailing principles never become outdated.
In the spring of l871, a young medical student at Montreal General Hospital, later to become one of the most famous physicians of his generation, picked up a book by Thomas Carlyle and read 21 words that changed his life.
I have a new idea for a reality show which will be about as interesting and entertaining as any other reality show I’ve seen lately on the “boob” tube.
(Side note: Isn’t it ironic that once upon a time, we called the television the “Boob Tube,” never dreaming that by the 21st century, boobs would become the central focus of programming – and for general audiences no less!)
Was it Thomas Paine who said, “These are the times that try men’s souls?”
So what if he was talking about the American Revolution. We’ve got some pretty trying times right here in the 21st century. As the US economy teetered on the brink of disaster, my friends and I had a plan (unlike anyone in Washington). Continue reading
Those words were made famous – in the Golden Triangle at least – by a Ford dealer in Columbus. You know instinctively, he DOES lie, just from the way he says it.
The Ford dealer is not alone. We all lie when we are in a pinch – sometimes for good reason.
I received an e-mail today from my friend, Ken Ramsey, regarding senior citizens discounts currently being offered by many businesses.
I had no idea. While I haven’t tried to verify the information, it doesn’t hurt to ask.