Tag Archives: Perfection

Rise of the Common Man

This next in the series on American history expounds on the events of the rise of Jacksonian Democracy which is seen a pivotal as the era of the common man and precipitating the American Civil War. Rise of the Common … Continue reading

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A Federation Begins

In the formation of the American Constitution, the world’s political  republican theory took a leap into reality despite some downsides. A Federation Begins by Michael Doyle The extending of institutionalized slavery Remains a bleak mark in American history Kicking the … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Love Is Friendship That Has Caught Fire

“Love is friendship that has caught fire. It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing and forgiving. It is loyalty through good and bad times. It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weaknesses.” – Ann Landers    

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Barbie and Barney Backlash

It’s quite like me to pedal as fast as I can and still be a day behind and several dollars short.  But that’s not going to stop me from living my days to their fullest.  Yesterday, as it turns out … Continue reading

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Between A Cookie and A Cake

December 8th is set aside by some and somewhat unofficially as National Brownie Day!  That’s alright by me.  When I was a kid I always thought brownies and chocolate chip cookies should be their own separate food group with still … Continue reading

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Given To the Fire

Halloween Poem #24: Given To the Fire by Michael Romani Gazing on the precious cross Given to the fire with a toss One soul stood itself alone But, oh so, very lost and alone As if her heart were suddenly … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Love Is Friendship That Has Caught Fire

“Love is friendship that has caught fire. It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing and forgiving. It is loyalty through good and bad times. It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weaknesses.” – Ann Landers    

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Thought For the Day: A Clock’s Perfection Is In Its Accuracy, Not Its Speed

“The perfection of a clock is not to go fast, but to be accurate.” – Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues, moralist and essayist (6 Aug 1715-1747)    

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First Principles: Despite Humanity’s Imperfections, We Must Take Human Nature As We Find It

“We must take human nature as we find it, perfection falls not to the share of mortals.” – -George Washington, Aug. 15, 1786 (letter to John Jay)      

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