You probably know the story about Barack Obama. Do you know the story about Ted Williams? Well, Mr. Williams has a melodic voice that seduces people into believing that he is an articulate and responsible citizen. Of course, many people have
The reason why worry kills more people than work is that more people worry than work. – Robert Frost The easiest job in the world has to be coroner. Surgery on dead people. What’s the worst thing that could happen?
In the late 1700’s, many houses consisted of a large room with only one chair. Commonly, a long wide board folded down from the wall, and was used for dining. The ‘head of the household’ always sat in the chair
Beautiful story… Makes you understand that things happen for a reason. The brand new Rabbi and his wife, newly assigned to their first Congregation, to reopen a shul in suburban Brooklyn , arrived in early February excited about their opportunities.
A little technology humor…
As incredible as it sounds, men and women took baths only twice a year (May and October). Women kept their hair covered, while men shaved their heads (because of lice and bugs) and wore wigs. Wealthy men could afford good
A great analysis of the future of the United States from Marc Steyn… a few excerpts: What does that mean? In 2009, the United States spent about $665 billion on its military, the Chinese about $99 billion. If Beijing continues
A Congressman was seated next to a little girl on an airplane so he turned to her and said, “Do you want to talk? Flights go quicker if you strike up a conversation with your fellow passenger.” The little girl,
In George Washington’s days, there were no cameras. One’s image was either sculpted or painted. Some paintings of George Washington showed him standing behind a desk with one arm behind his back while others showed both legs and both arms.
Well, my wife is now officially a basketball junkie. She has attended five college basketball games over eight consecutive days… (she’s gorgeous, she’s a great basketball fan, and she loves me… what else is there?). We saw two Dayton Flyer