Archive for the ‘Random Thoughts’ Category


As many of my readers would know, I am a practicing Christian. Part of being a Christian is to believe in prayer. I believe in prayer, but I’m not always very good at practicing what I believe. Lately I have felt more impressed that prayer needs to be an important part of my daily walk […]

Merry Christmas

Do the Young Rip Off the Old

I am chalking this up to coincidence, but I have been shortchanged twice in the last 2 weeks. At least, twice that I know of. (in both cases I was compensated) Case # 1 I purchased a pass for a service. I requested a $50 pass and then offered to pay by debit card. The […]

Was Avatar Original?

James Cameron’s Avatar was awesome. I can remember watching those little 3D flower like things floating down just after the 2 main animated characters met. I was very impressed. But was the story original? Seems that Mr. Cameron’s lawyers have been busy ever since the movie came out. Many writers claim they had the story […]

Does Canada Have Middle Class Welfare?

I came across an interesting article on an Australian newspaper’s website. (How I got there is a bit of a convoluted story) The article’s suggestion is that the middle class in Australia gets, in some cases, more “welfare” than the poor. You can read the details here. Efforts to remove some of the freebies have […]

Charlie Sheen Returns

This commercial is just way too funny in light of what has happened to Charlie Sheen over the past year. I love it!!! (will I watch the new show? maybe)

Ernest Borgnine

Ernest Borgnine, star of Marty, McHale’s Navy, dies at 95. I was a regular watching McHale’s Navy, which co-starred funny man Tim Conway. R.I.P. Ernest Borgnine dies at 95; actor played lonely Bronx butcher in ‘Marty’ Ernest Borgnine, the stocky entertainer who won an Academy Award for his leading role in “Marty” (1955) and became […]