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Thursday, July 2, 2020

Playing through


The White House has announced that all future briefing's will be printed on the nude bodies of interns in the hope that Donald Trump will read them.

Although there is little hope that he is capable of concentrating long enough to understand.

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Wednesday's Ride - 1948 Mercury Coupe - Stock: #1405-TPA

Happy Canada Day folks

A little perspective

For a small amount of perspective at this moment, imagine you were born in 1900. When you are 14, World War I starts, and ends on your 18th birthday with 22 million people killed. Later in the year, a Spanish Flu epidemic hits the planet and runs until you are 20. Fifty million people die from it in those two years. Yes, 50 million.

When you're 29, the Great Depression begins. Unemployment hits 25%, global GDP drops 27%. That runs until you are 33. The country nearly collapses along with the world economy. When you turn 39, World War II starts. You aren’t even over the hill yet.

When you're 41, the United States is fully pulled into WWII. Between your 39th and 45th birthday, 75 million people perish in the war and the Holocaust kills six million. At 52, the Korean War starts and five million perish.

At 64 the Vietnam War begins, and it doesn’t end for many years. Four million people die in that conflict. Approaching your 62nd birthday you have the Cuban Missile Crisis, a tipping point in the Cold War. Life on our planet, as we know it, could well have ended. Great leaders prevented that from happening.

As you turn 75, the Vietnam War finally ends. Think of everyone on the planet born in 1900. How do you survive all of that? A kid in 1985 didn’t think their 85 year old grandparent understood how hard school was. Yet those grandparents (and now great grandparents) survived through everything listed above.

Perspective is an amazing art. Let’s try and keep things in perspective. Let’s be smart, help each other out, and we will get through all of this. In the history of the world, there has never been a storm that lasted. This too, shall pass.

Thannk you one and all for following the blog

I appologize for my laxness in posting however it is getting more difficult to see and my left eye has gotten worse as of late and the strain is causing headaches.

To help me see the keyboard better we purchased a modern desk lamp with LED light and a magnifying glass the other day and it works. The other problem is the stigmatism which causes my vision to not focus on what I am looking at and so I sometimes can't fing the cursor.

All that being said I'l muddle along but post less.... once again thank you all

Stay safe, be happy, I am

Monday, June 1, 2020