Saturday, November 20, 2010


Ahso! You were turned off by yesterday’s blog. It was too serious, too rambling and I heard from over a dozen of you!
by Charlie Leck

Maybe my retirement as a blogger is drawing closer and closer. A lot of you didn’t get it yesterday and I heard from a number of you about it. Your basic question was: What?

Sorry, I was struggling with the concept of the SEVEN PILLARS OF WISDOM… You know, the Lawrence of Arbia book!

One reader and fellow blogger, Tony Rugare (his blog changes names nearly as frequently as he makes posts and right now it is Pensieri Casuali) posted a comment yesterday on my highly criticized blog... perhaps it gets to the point better than I did.

"Believe nothing merely because you have been told it. Do not believe what your teacher tells you merely out of respect for the teacher. But whatsoever, after due examination and analysis, you find to be kind, conducive to the good, the benefit, the welfare of all beings -- that doctrine believe and cling to, and take it as your guide" - Buddha

Or to each his own. We should be a nation of tolerance!

Oh, what the hell? Have yourself a ball with the video below. I found it today on our local and wonderful on-line newspaper, MinnPost. If you’re a Minnesotan and don’t read MinnPost regularly you are really missing some good news reporting and commentary.

Yesterday, they posted this video of a TV news team (WGN-Chicago) going crazy because of some very bad moves by their director. It’s quite a riot! There’s nothing quite like watching live video of a bridge imploding – except missing it and watching the TV anchor team implode instead. I got a great laugh out of this...

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