Be Yourself … a quote from Ralph Waldo Emerson

| November 11, 2017

Generator woes, beating the rain and EAA Chapter 284’s TDFI

| August 21, 2016

As John “Hannibal” Smith (the late George Peppard) from the A-Team would say, “I love it when a plan comes together.” As was the case when I had acres of grass to to mow into a rain filled weekend schedule — it is great when “plans come together.” I was able to squeak in and […]

Learning the New American way of Life in the Obamaconomy

| February 8, 2016

It is well past time that we elect representatives with a little more commonsense than the ones who churned out “feel good” public assistance help from Washington DC and many state houses. They love handing out “other people’s money.”  Perhaps they think of themselves as do-gooders and either, don’t see or don’t care, that  the […]

The State–Obama Democrats vs Kennedy Democrats

| December 9, 2014

One wonders if today’s Democrats blindly following President Barack Obama and his administration’s goal of “fundamentally transforming the United States of America” even remember what it was like to support a leader who understood our democracy?John F. Kennedy knew what it was to believe and fight for the words and principles which founded this country. […]

Procrastination when it comes to filing taxes. Will I ever change?

| April 16, 2011

Tax time is looming and per-usual I’m overly optimistic in thinking the longer I wait, the less I’ll have to pay. As the founder of The Navigators in 1933 wrote: "The greatest amount of wasted time is the time not getting started." Today, and for the last month, I have epitomized the point of Dawson […]

Food for thought

| February 11, 2011

“In a free society, government has the responsibility of protecting us from others, but not from ourselves.” — Walter E. Williams

Desultory - des-uhl-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee

  1. lacking in consistency, constancy, or visible order, disconnected; fitful: desultory conversation.
  2. digressing from or unconnected with the main subject; random: a desultory remark.