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“The best-laid schemes o’ mice an’ men / Gang aft agley …” ~Robert Burns

You know how I like quotes, many that I use are from my memory (and then fact checked). How can you not love “Leave the gun. Take the cannoli.” as a stand-alone quote or a thought to use in many situations throughout the day (or as a blog post title)? I was going to name


I want to take a moment to welcome some new readers. I have noticed comments on various posts, some rather old, and have received some emails. Unfortunately, your email addresses did not come through if you sent me a message via my contact page, so I could not respond (that has been fixed). And speaking

Are you a disability masochist?

Before you continue, figure out how you can get 38 minutes and 46 seconds free. Then listen to this: [audio:http://www.disableddaughter.com/npr_dis.mp3] If you really really don’t want to, you can read about it here. And if you are a super wienie, here is the intro to it all … A Father’s Quest To Help His Severely

That “book by its cover” thing …

We have had our share of medication errors both in the hospital and from the pharmacy. I always check all of our medications at the pharmacy before signing or paying for them. Even when there is a line, I open every bottle and look at every pill, smell every liquid. I don’t make a big

Just call me a King of Denmark

During a photo shoot, never, ever, ever wear a Bluetooth cell phone thingy. It reinforces that geek image. (Harald “Bluetooth” Gormsson (Old Norse: Haraldr blátǫnn Gormsson, Danish: Harald Blåtand Gormsen) (probably born c. 935) was the son of King Gorm the Old and of Thyra Dannebod. He died in 985 or 986 having ruled as King of Denmark from around 958

“The Spirit of God has made me; the breath of the Almighty gives me life.” ~Job 33:4

Take the example of a television camera focused on Oprah. Studio lights shine on her, the camera is pointed at her, and some electrons leave the camera and go into equipment in the studio. From there they get jumbled around eventually some radio waves get involved, more electronics, a cable wire and into your television.

“If we must die, we die defending our rights.” ~Sitting Bull, Hunkpapa Sioux

I am having a tough time reconciling some legal stuff lately. No, not the judge’s ruling that I am not allowed near dairy farms without supervision, I mean other things all around us. I’ve discussed this one … any student has the right to not take an exam, any exam. We don’t have tasers, they just get