Dennis is a retired Colonel living with his wife, Barbara, in Tecumseh, KS. Some of these Posts are filtered through the memory of a "not so Young Man" and you might have to utilize your built in crap detector to filter truth from memory errors. Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum. If you wish for peace, prepare for War. Our current Congress is "Stupid with zeros on the end...
Rainy Day Sayings
Can't dance and it's too wet to plow.Not sure where this came from but I imagine
it is something from the rural area.
You kids quit piddlin' around and get some work done.- This is a quote from Grandmother Bessie who
didn't like kids very much.(Or at least
me as an example)
If the going is easy it is probably an ambush.- I am not sure if this was Robert's Rules of
Order or Kilroy's Rules of Warfare.Either way, it is relevant.
The race doesn't always go to the swiftest, but that's a
good way to bet. - Not sure who said this but in my family someone would say
Did you wonder why we drive on a parkway and park in the
driveway? - I have no clue what genius giant thought that one up.
We have Freedom of Religion or Freedom from Religion - How
you act on this makes a world of difference in the meaning.
Freedom of Speech makes no difference if you silence your
critics because you don't like what they say. - I for one don't ever want to
start down that slippery slope because I could be at the top of the list to
One of the rules for individuals is that income must be
greater or equal to outgo. - How come the Government isn't held to these
Never ask a man how much something costs if you don't intend
to buy it.-This is especially true of cars that have
been restored by a guy who's wife doesn't watch the outgo.Most people see the shinny chrome at car
shows and all I see is Green.
If people didn't die, we would be up to our armpits in
really old people. - Not a really big motto, but food for thought.
I wish I could duplicate the exact saying but Hilliel the
Elder, a Rabbi form years ago said something that went:
of what you say, it may become your thoughts.
of your thoughts as they may become your actions. Be careful
of your actions as they may become your character.
So, if you
don't want to go places where you don't want to go, don't say things you don't
don't squat if you are wearing spurs. - Quoted by a guy that never wore spurs
Kid, while you are up would you get me another beer? - Grandma Erma from her lounger on the front porch in Arkansas. You would have loved her too.