I don’t remember the exact date, but it was around this week October 2017 that I was so sick – I finally stopped smoking cigarettes. I had been on/off for over a decade and hated every time I lit one up. At that point, I was rolling my own – so the lies I was … More Smoking Cessation
It’s time for me to step into this conversation and throw out some ideas and topics for consideration. This is a lengthy one: I am a veteran. I served in the US Navy straight out of high school and was Honorably Discharged after 10 years. I served in mostly peace time; but I never doubted … More Kneeling is not disrespectful.
Well, I’ve just submitted my payment to keep the name and site active – I might as well use it! There’s not much going on personally – kids are growing, career is fine, could stand to lose a few pounds, the usual stuff. Barely can watch the news – it’s mind-numbing how stupid people are … More Site renewed
The following definition is per dictionary.com: perception noun the act or faculty of perceiving, or apprehending by means of thesenses or of the mind; cognition; understanding. immediate or intuitive recognition or appreciation, as of moral,psychological, or aesthetic qualities; insight; intuition; discernment: an artist of rare perception. the result or product of perceiving, as distinguished from the act of perceiving; percept. Why is the definition of perception important? Because perception is what a single mind will receive, process, and then turn into thought or opinion. It’s proven over and over that two people can view the exact same drawing and ‘perceive’ different images. (Old … More Perception is in the eye of the beholder
I was fortunate enough to help a friend out yesterday (also fortunate enough to have a friend!) – he has a calibration business and had a lot of work to accomplish on a boat that recently pulled into port. He deals mainly with pressure gauges and flow meters, I’ve dealt mostly with electronics, but he … More Inside Jobs
Yelling at your kids is the worst thing. I hate when I have to yell at them. Unfortunately, I feel that the yelling is the last resort – they’re not listening to me when I’m calm and trying to talk to them. But, when I’m yelling and they hang their heads with tears running down … More Parenting is not for the weak of heart
I’m one of the few people I know that have actually been outside of the US borders and can speak intelligently about foreign issues. Though, they were many years ago, I visited many different nations because of my time in the service. That was one of the great joys about serving then – seeing places … More Remembering travels