Thursday, March 30, 2017


FYI:: Starting Mon April 3rd I will be taking a short 2 week break from doing these thoughts.

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

“On life’s report card, attitude counts, enthusiasm counts,
         a commitment to lifelong learning counts, hard work counts,
         and helping others counts.  If you go all-out,
         you will feel the difference in the quality of your life, and
         that is what success is all about.”

                                    (Steve Lodle)

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

“The beauty of doing nothing is that you can do it perfectly.
         Only when you do something is it almost impossible to do it
         without mistakes. Therefore people who are contributing
         nothing to society except their constant criticisms can feel
         both intellectually and morally superior.”

                             (Thomas Sowell)

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

   “You cannot allow any of your people to avoid the brutal facts.
      If they start living in a dream world, it’s going to be bad.”

            (GEN James "Mad Dog" Mathis in San Diego Union Tribune)

Monday, March 27, 2017

Monday, March 27th, 2017

  “No war is over until the enemy says it’s over.
     We may think it over, we may declare it over,
     but in fact, the enemy gets a vote.”
          (GEN James "Mad Dog" Mathis in Defense News)

Friday, March 24, 2017

Friday, March 24th, 2017


              A well adjusted person is one
              who makes the same mistake twice without
              getting nervous.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

 “You are part of the world’s most feared and trusted force.
    Engage your rain before you engage your weapon.”

               ((GEN James "MAD DOG)" Mattis’
               Letter To 1st Marine Division)

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

At the source of every error which is blamed on the computer you will
find at least two human errors, including the error of blaming it on
the computer.

Monday, March 20, 2017

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

“I don’t lose any sleep at night over the potential for failure.
       I cannot even spell the word.”

                         GEN James "Mad Dog" Mathis
                         (San Diego Union Tribune)

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017


    Ever notice that even the busiest people
    are never too busy to tell you just how busy they are

Friday, March 10, 2017

Friday, March 10th, 2017

“Admit your errors before
         someone else exaggerates them.”

              -(Andrew V. Mason)

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Thursday, March 9th, 2017

  “If you want to be first-class,
         you’ve got to act first class.”

                   -(Joe Namath)

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

  “Cooperation is doing with a smile
         what you have to do anyway.”

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

  The starting point of achievement is desire.  Keep this
      constantly in mind.  Weak desires produce weak results,
      just as a small amount of fire produces a small amount
      of heat.

                              (Napoleon Hill)

Monday, March 6, 2017

Monday, March 6th, 2017

"It's easier said than done."

... and if you don't believe it, try proving that it's easier done than
said, and you'll see that "it's easier said that `it's easier done than
said' than it is done", which really proves that "it's easier said than

Friday, March 3, 2017

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

“Difficulties are things that show what men are.”


Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

Ducharme's Precept:
        Opportunity always knocks at the least opportune moment.