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Quotes

Quotes theSam!! (me) gathered from the Internet.

War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things; the decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks nothing worth a war, is worse.
A man who has nothing which he cares more about than he does his personal safety is a miserable creature who has no chance at being free, unless made and kept so by the exertions of better men than himself.

“Freedom has a taste to those who fight that the protected will never know.”

"Must be some kind of brain damage. Only those with it can see it in others."

And in despair I bowed my head, "There is no peace on earth," I said. "For hate is strong and mocks the song of peace on earth, good will to men." Then pealed the bells more loud and deep, "God is not dead, nor doth He sleep; the wrong shall fail, the right prevail, with peace on earth, good will to men."

It’s not about being right, it’s about doing right.

We sleep safely in our beds because…

Which Dog Are You?

Golden Retriever: The sun is shining, the day is young, we've got our whole lives ahead of us, and you're inside worrying about a stupid burned out bulb?

Border Collie: Just one. And then I'll replace any wiring that's not up to code.

Dachshund: You know I can't reach that stupid lamp!

Rottweiler: Make me.

Boxer: Who cares? I can still play with my squeaky toys in the dark.

Lab: Oh, me, me!!!!! Pleeeeeeeeeze let me change the light bulb! Can I? Can I? Huh? Huh? Huh? Can I? Pleeeeeeeeeze, please, please, please!

German Shepherd: I'll change it as soon as I've led these people from the dark, check to make sure I haven't missed any, and make just one more perimeter patrol to see that no one has tried to take advantage of the situation.

Jack Russell Terrier: I'll just pop it in while I'm bouncing off the walls and furniture.

Old English Sheep Dog: Light bulb? I'm sorry, but I don't see a light bulb!

Cocker Spaniel: Why change it? I can still pee on …

The Lost & Missing

THE LOST & MISSING

STACEY

Missing Since: June 17, 1995 from Seattle, Washington
Classification: Endangered Missing

Date Of Birth: April 09, 1974
Age: 21 years old
Height and Weight: 5'5, 140 pounds

Distinguishing Characteristics: Light brown hair, green eyes.

Stacey's hair was highlighted blonde at the time of her 1995 disappearance.
She has a small Native tribal tattoo with her first name, Stacey, imprinted across the image of an Eagle feather upon her low back.

Stacey has a tattoo of an blue orchid on one leg above one of her ankles.

Clothing Description: A light-colored/sky blue sweatshirt, blue jeans and white sneakers/ skechers shoes.
Stacey always wears two ear rings and often wears a gold necklace.

Details of Disappearance
Stacey was last seen at approximately 1:45 a.m. on June 17, 1995 in Shoreline, Washington. She was departing from the Hadaway Lounge at State Route 99 South at the time of her disappearance.

Stacey's black Ford Mustang was discovered later in the d…

Journey Into Fear

The Village Road was ice & snow covered as the dark suburban wound it's way through the Mountainous foothills, over burned out forest and past frozen marshlands.

The vehicle climbed above the 3,000' level and settled into a steady 50mph pace leaving a swirling wake of fresh fallen snow, the temps in that environment were at -40'F.

The driver checked his watch, only 95 minutes left to make it to the Village with the new Officer. The council meeting would start at 1300hrs.

"So you are Lakota Sioux? or it is just Sioux." theDirector asked.
What to say at a time like this?
I've only known him a month and only saw him on paper from his job application.

"Lakota is the proper name", the young Man said.
"Sioux is a French word actually. It means 'snake people'".

"But the Natives that were telling the French their names long ago. They were referring to basket making, doing the weaving motions with their hands." the young Officer expl…