The Funny Truth About Debt And Money

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One of my favorite sayings by humorist Will Rogers is so simple and profound that most people shrug it off.  But it is the literal, if uncomfortable truth. A man can make a million and he is on every page in the morning. But it never tells you who gave up that million he got. You can’t get money without taking it from somebody. ~ Will … [Read more...]

Women and War

Women and War

The summer after I graduated from the police academy I was asked to give a speech for our city's July 4th celebration about women in service to our country. I was honored. Through my research I was amazed with the history of women fighting for the United States and serving out country. For National Women’s History Month I would like to share my … [Read more...]

~ Elections Are Messy Business


The presidential election of 1800 between John Adams and Thomas Jefferson was particularly rough. And during the Great Depression, the American people were particularly discouraged by politics and angry with their elected officials.  As Will Rogers complained: There ought to be one day -- just one -- where there is open season on senators. ~~ … [Read more...]

Enjoying Will Rogers


I have always been a huge Will Rogers fan.  So when I spotted THE WIT AND WISDOM OF WILL ROGERS at a used book fundraiser for our local Humane Society last summer, I snatched it up, took it home and added it to my collection of must read books. And there old Will sat, forgotten, amid dust bunnies, dog fur fluffies, and 30-50 other must reads on my … [Read more...]