"You might take my life, but you can't take my soul. You can't take my soul. You might take my freedom but you can't take my soul. You can't take my soul."

Van Gogh

"Not a day without a line': By writing, reading, working and practicing daily, perseverance will lead me to a good end." -  Vincent Van Gogh, 1877

It’s Okay To Laugh

I'm not usually one to take cheap shots but this is just too good to pass up such a wonderful Freudian slip. “I looked very seriously at the veto, but because of incredible gains we’ve been able to make for the military, that over-rode any of our thinking.” -  Don Jon, 23 MAR 2018.  

Four Values Americans Hold Dear

A wise man once said, "If you don't stick to your values when they are tested, they are not values. They are hobbies." Here are four values that Americans actually cling to. Religion: I worship myself. Ego: I am the best in the world Entitlement: Everyone is entitled to my opinion and I am entitled... Continue Reading →


The world breaks everyone and afterward many are strong at the broken places. But those that will not break it kills. It kills the very good and the very gentle and the very brave impartially. If you are none of these you can be sure it will kill you too but there will be no... Continue Reading →

Dulce et Decorum Est

BY WILFRED OWEN Bent double, like old beggars under sacks, Knock-kneed, coughing like hags, we cursed through sludge, Till on the haunting flares we turned our backs, And towards our distant rest began to trudge. Men marched asleep. Many had lost their boots, But limped on, blood-shod. All went lame; all blind; Drunk with fatigue;... Continue Reading →

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