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... 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'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


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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Friday, November 17, 2017

Quote of the Day

Liberals like me love America.  We
just love America in a different way.

Alan Stuart "Al" Franken

Thursday, November 09, 2017

Quote of the Day

Be true to your work, your
word, and your friend.

Henry David Thoreau

Tuesday, November 07, 2017

Quote of the Day

The people I distrust the most are those
who want to improve our lives but
have only one course of action.

Frank Patrick Herbert, Jr.

Monday, November 06, 2017

Quote of the Day

Without change, something sleeps inside us, and
seldom awakens.  The sleeper must awaken.

via Medium

Frank Patrick Herbert, Jr.

Friday, November 03, 2017

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Quote of the Day

A lot of fellows nowadays have a B.A.,
M.D., or Ph.D.  Unfortunately,
they don't have a J.O.B.

via Rolling Stone

Antoine Dominique "Fats" Domino, Jr.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Quote of the Day

Unlike a lot of people, I don't need
the affirmation or anything.

via WOMC

Robert Clark "Bob" Seger

Monday, October 23, 2017

Monday, October 09, 2017

Quote of the Day

All the world's a stage and most of
us are desperately unrehearsed.

via The Irish Times

Sean O'Casey

Friday, October 06, 2017

Quote of the Day

Broadly speaking, the short words are
the best, and the old words best of all.

via Reddit

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill

Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Tom Petty

I hope nobody took today's quote the wrong way.  He was one of my favorites.  Love his music, sense of humor, and candor.  One of a kind:

Pretty good for:

a) a roadie named Bart, or
b) Elroy Kleinschmidt, a.k.a. Lucky

Quote of the Day

I'm barely prolific and incredibly lazy.

via American Profile

Thomas Earl "Tom" Petty

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Quote of the Day

Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than
sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.

via billboard

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.