Thursday, July 19, 2018

I'm just an aging political officer.  Coffee is fuel, travel is opportunity.

In response to an old friend

Thursday, July 12, 2018

He admitted the possibility of a central intelligent cause, while being unable to identify that cause, or understand why its designs should be brought to fulfillment in such roundabout and often terrible ways.

Julian Barnes, Arthur & George

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

You don't need to be a deer to know to stay off the highway.

Heard on the Equator

Thursday, April 05, 2018

The UN was not created to take mankind to heaven, but to save humanity from hell.

Saturday, March 31, 2018

The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement. But the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth.

Niels Bohr

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Nothing is so firmly believed, as what we least know; nor any people so confident, as those who entertain us with fables.

Michel de Montaigne