Tag Archives: Difference

Happy Birthday US Marine Corps 2019!

Semper fidelis to all who served in Uncle Sam’s Misguided Children and everyone who loves someone who did!! In honor of the Marine Corps, 244 years after it was formed, according to tradition, at Tun Tavern in Philadelphia on November … Continue reading

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Standard of Gold

There are a lot of reasons to have gratitude toward things learned and passed on through the generations and a lot to be learned and then go on to grow into our own future.  This is a sixth poem in … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Difference Between A Balanced Republic and Democracy Is Like That Between Order and Chaos

“Between a balanced republic and a democracy, the difference is like that between order and chaos.” – John Marshall    

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Kill Buzz

Life is funny, right? Kill Buzz by Michael Romani I don’t mean to constantly over analyze But, I don’t find it compassionate to criticize Every thing that a person says or does It’s actually kind of a kill-buzz That someone … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Experience Teaches Us the Huge Gap Between Piety and Goodness

“Experience makes us see an enormous difference between piety and goodness.” -Blaise Pascal, philosopher and mathematician (19 Jun 1623-1662)    

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The Love of One So Good

Learning again and again the difference between fool’s gold and real gold when it comes to the heart.  In this case, I believe the proof is in the deeds done and love shown gracefully time and again. The Love of … Continue reading

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To Live and Die American

Flickr has broken my Flickr account.  Not sure what I will do for photographs now or if I’ll ever be able to retrieve them.  Meanwhile as I wait for their next response on the destruction they’ve done, I guess I’ll … Continue reading

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A Pillow’s Talk of Things

The ninth day of Na/GloPoWriMo is based on the lists found in Sei Shonagon’ s The Pillow Talk.  As the hour has grown later than I had hoped and only just recently finished a show along with a late dinner and … Continue reading

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Caged In Differences

Another poem inspired by Mowgli came about as Mowgli seeks to reintegrate into the man village.  It seems that many of us cage ourselves by definition dwelling on the things that separate us rather than sharing in the commonalities.  None … Continue reading

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First Principles: Love of Truth and Veneration of Virtue Are the Sparks of Discernment of Right and Wrong and True and False

“A love of truth and a veneration of virtue. These amiable passions, are the ‘latent spark’… If the people are capable of understanding, seeing and feeling the differences between true and false, right and wrong, virtue and vice, to what … Continue reading

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