Monday, December 7, 2009

Well, there you go, Wichita

For a little city that has a major inferiority complex, something for you to revel in; to brag about.  A shot in the arm.  A boost to your ego... 

You're listed among the top "Best-Bang-for-the-Buck-Cities." 

You've paid plenty of consultants and traveled to enough comparable cities to gather all the information that can possibly be garnered to put you on the path for growth.  And now this information has been shared with millions:

So, little city with a big complex, do something good with it all.  Stop wringing your hands and trying to be something you're not.  Instead, make your own place in the sun. Then go out and shine and enjoy being a part of the 21st century.

(Look at how much Derby has accomplished since making another such list.  Mm-hmm… something to think about, isn’t it?)

Friday, September 11, 2009

A Day of Remembrance….

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(picture courtesy of Wikipedia)

Today, let us remember the tragedy that rocked our nation; the lives that were lost as well as those that were shattered, and our brave men and women, along with their families, who so valiantly and dutifully serve our country.

Let us come together once again, as we did in those days, weeks and months that followed, in a show of unity and patriotism.  For we are not Republicans or Democrats, liberals or conservatives.  We are citizens of these great United States of America!

Thursday, September 10, 2009

So Wrong!

No matter your opinion or passions, while attending a public engagement in which one’s own boss is speaking, one should never publicly (and loudly) criticize him/her.  Doesn’t matter if you are a laborer or an elected official, it is just wrong and disrespectful.

When Rep. Joe Wilson shot off his mouth last night while his boss, his Commander-in-Chief, the President of the United States, was speaking, he may also have shot off his own foot.

Way to go, Joe.  South Carolina must be so proud.

Kudos to Senator John McCain for speaking out against such disrespectful, despicable behavior.

Sunday, May 31, 2009

A Sad Day

… for our community, our state, and our nation.

George_Tiller_cropped (photo courtesy of Wikipedia)

Our hearts and prayers go out the family and friends of Dr. George Tiller.