"Unless a reviewer has the courage to give you unqualified praise, I say ignore the bastard." John Steinbeck Cats and Critics How could I not see Cats? The critics mostly hate it and the audience mostly loves it. Kinda, sorta. When things get this mixed up, you have to go see it and judge for … Continue reading Cats and Critics
“You don’t start out writing good stuff. You start out writing crap and thinking it’s good stuff, and then gradually you get better at it. That’s why I say one of the most valuable traits is persistence.” Octavia E. Butler So, How About Writing? Hello again. First of all, big grats to my brother for … Continue reading So, How About Writing?
One of the qualities of sheriff Walt Longmire, the creation of Craig Johnson (2005) and then a Netflix series, is that he faced difficulty straight on. Whether it be having a hard conversation with his best friend Henry Standing Bear, or firing a deputy he liked, or even crossing onto the neighboring reservation to look … Continue reading Practices – “Do Now What You Would Do Later”
"Crowded classrooms and half-day sessions are a tragic waste of our greatest national resource - the minds of our children." Walt Disney But It's Disney (+) Here at the Profound Bartender, we sometimes talk about lifestyle. Today's topic is subscriptions and, perhaps, if you read about my take on them then you might see your … Continue reading But It’s Disney (+)
"Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek." Barack Obama Don't Look Back In this, I take full advantage of my lengthy years on this planet. In my lifetime I have seen changes … Continue reading Don’t Look Back
"For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows." 1 Timothy 6:10 The Good Christian It has been interesting to watch Christianity evolve in the past fifty years. It is for the much better too. … Continue reading The Good Christian
When our dog Dakota died I cried and cried and cried. I cried more than I did for either of my parents when they died. It wasn't because I loved her more than my parents, but because pets place such trust in you, love you unconditionally, are always ready to play with you, and you … Continue reading Dakota