- Jim Goldsworthy - Anything and Everything
Don’t ask ‘Why?’ There may not be an answer
If you’re old enough ... do you remember where you were 50 years ago today? I do.
Fare thee well, my earthbound friends
Few things are more energizing than the sight of 80,000 pounds worth of tractor-trailer barreling across the median strip in your direction at 60 miles an hour.
A man should never argue with a redhead
Capt. Gary tells people we do living history. 1Sgt. Goldy usually adds, “With all due respect, sir, we ARE living history.”
A lot of American soldiers were there
Gettysburg’s annual Remembrance Day parade commemorates a short speech President Lincoln made there, incomplete versions of which are said to be found in the Lincoln Memorial itself and President Obama’s recent recitation of it.
Guess which one it is that people remember
Some of us still remember Justin Wilson, the beloved Cajun cook who had a show on PBS a number of years back.
We’ve got something here, but don’t know it
Although I spent much of my youth playing pinball machines, I’ve never had much use for video games.
Kids sometimes get the sanitized version
I already knew that Bill was dying before I met him.
His family said he hadn’t been told and didn’t know it, but judging from things he said when nobody else was listening, I suspect he was well aware of his impending collision with mortality.
It was his beer, but she managed to spill it
As we noted last week, a man is likely to find himself in trouble with a woman at any given time, without his realizing it or even understanding why.
Don’t understand? You still can learn from it
One of my favorite commercials at this time features a man who is dressed like a ninja, tumbling and crawling and sneaking his way through a semi-darkened room that is crisscrossed by laser beams.
He makes it to a wall and reaches for a thermostat. Just as he touches it, all perdition breaks loose.
There is only one punishment for this
How close I came to making it through, I’ll never know. I couldn’t have missed it by more than a couple of minutes, if that.
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