"Against stupidity, the gods themselves contend in vain."
However, I like to think a bit more charitably about people's intelligence. As a race, we're all pretty close to being darned smart. Where we have a weakness is in self-discipline, hedonism, and playing the odds. Gambling and wanting to enjoy oneself is where those of us who get into trouble playing the odds are gonna lose. This is where you'll tend to find, not always, a disparity between the old and the young. You don't get old by playing loose with fate and chance. Like that saying about old pilots and bold pilots. Almost none with both those qualities.
I'm a member of the Society of the First Infantry Division and recently got an email from them which I have pasted here. I don't know what your plans are nor have I checked this out before, but it may be worth a look. Go to the website to check it out.
Every year on Memorial Day, we...
DIVORCE versus MURDER
A nice, calm and respectable lady went into the pharmacy, walked up to the pharmacist; looked straight into his eyes, and said,
"I'd like to buy some cyanide."
The pharmacist asked, "Why in the world do you need cyanide?"
The lady replied, "I need it to poison my...
It's not appropriate to say "Happy Memorial Day," just as you wouldn't celebrate a loved one's funeral.
This is a time to remember our fallen, it should be a somber reminder of the brave sacrifice men and women have made to keep the United States a free and just society.
Memorial Day is for...
Well after a long winter I finally took the hellcat out of storage. I checked the oil the tire pressure etc. and now I’ve got to clean it and then tomorrow supposed to be another nice day will take it for a ride.