Saturday, December 30, 2017

Quote of the Day


The older I get, the more I realize that arguing
on the basis of facts and logic only gets you
labeled as someone who is out of step with
the times, if not lacking in compassion.

via Fausto

Thomas Sowell

Friday, December 29, 2017

Quote of the Day


We learn about life not from the pluses
alone, but from the minuses as well.

via the guardian

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

Thursday, December 28, 2017

Best Springsteen Song...


...you never heard of?  Might be this one from Tunnel of Love (1987):


Quote of the Day


People don't notice whether it's winter
or summer when they're happy.

via Russia Beyond

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Quote of the Day


Wherever socialism spread, misery
followed - and still follows.

via Pinterest

Gregory John "Greg" Gutfeld

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Sunday, December 17, 2017

Weakly Demotivator



Quote of the Day


Can nice guys win?  Sure, nice guys can win -
if they're nice guys with a lot of talent.  Nice
guys with a little talent finish fourth, and
nice guys with no talent finish last.

via Pinterest

Sanford Braun, a.k.a. Sanford "Sandy" Koufax

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Quote of the Day


If you can see the handwriting
on the wall...you're on the toilet.

via Redd Foxx

John Elroy Sanford, a.k.a. Redd Foxx

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Weakly Demotivator



Quote of the Day


The thermometer of success is merely
the jealousy of the malcontents.


Salvador Domènec Felip Jacint Dalí i Domènech,
Marquis de Púbol, a.k.a. Salvador Dali

Monday, December 04, 2017

Miscellaneous


We used to remind kids to avoid getting in a vehicle with someone looking for a lost kitten/puppy or offering free candy.

Now we need to tell them to steer clear of politicians, media types, and entertainment folks?

Art Adamson Invite

Texas Invite

USA Swimming Winter Nationals

via Alabama Entertainment

Congratulations to former FCST head coach Allison Beebe on being selected as head women's coach for Team USA's 2018 Junior Pan Pac squad.  Read more here

In case you missed the 2017 Golden Goggles awards, here's a very short highlight video:


USA Swimming YouTube playlist is here

A few job openings:

The City of Corpus Christi needs a recreation coordinator

The YMCA of Metro Dallas needs an aquatics coordinator

The Waxahachie YMCA needs an assistant swim coach

The J.E.R. Chilton YMCA (Rockwall) needs a swim coach

The T. Boone Pickens YMCA (Dallas) needs a swim coach








Quote of the Day (Naughty Word Warning!)


Edited 12/7/17:

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Rather than butt heads with...well, let's just leave it at rather than butt heads, I'll post the Quote of the Day as a screen shot of a Twitter post.

If the post is pulled again, just send me an email and I'll be more than happy to share.



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