Once more, what might otherwise go into The Journal goes instead into The Blog. Key Words... continue to find 'em a convenient way to keep track of entries… sample follows… Random stuff, but if I ever want 'em, I can find 'em. BTW, I make no claim to this stuff being original. The wisdom of animals: put your nose where you will, but don’t go near a bad marriage. 7/8 of everything is invisible. “News is what people want to keep hidden. Everything else is publicity.” --Bill Moyers. Nelson Algren's famous advice, "Never eat at a place called Mom's, never play cards with a guy named Doc, and never go to bed with anyone who has more troubles than you." I think the point of most “games,”--and what is not a game?—is to understand it, and to think it’s important. So we have to be smart and dumb at the same time, and to be smart enough to know it. (quote from Senator McCarthy, NOT Joseph McCarthy) McCarthy said, "Being in politics is like being a football coach. You have to be smart enough to understand the game and dumb enough to think it's important." “If Momma aint’ happy, ain’t no one happy!” My father was a podiatrist, so I know shit like this: The sole of each foot has over 200,000 nerve endings.