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Month: August 2014

YES, THAT’S MY OPINION

YES, THAT’S MY OPINION

Each time I allow myself to go on a rant it inevitably offends someone. But, it's time for me to do it again. I will leave out my views about those who maintain huge dams, nuclear plants and huge, ugly wind towers are a good idea for power sources.  Here are a couple of things that trouble me. Yes, I know, there are a lot  of people  who probably don't  agree, but this is America and we all are  entitled…

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GONZAGA LAW SCHOOL CLASS OF 1959

GONZAGA LAW SCHOOL CLASS OF 1959

Last weekend my Gonzaga Law School class reunion took place in Spokane on Friday and Saturday. I was there on Friday and pleased to see class mates Gene  Annis, Joe  Gagliardi, Phil  Raekes and Pat Sullivan there. Fred Frohmader, Dennis smith, Bob Kovacevich and Richard Guy, the other  surviving members of the class  were not there on Friday when I attended. Lita and I had to return on Saturday so I  missed seeing anyone else that weekend. What's significant is…

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ROBIN WILLIAMS & THE GHOSTS THAT HAUNT US

ROBIN WILLIAMS & THE GHOSTS THAT HAUNT US

 I've been thinking about Robin Williams and the demons he had to have to drive him to end his life as he did. I suspect we all have some thoughts that wake us up in the middle of the night. The worries about what might be or the regrets of the past, but depression so grave as to result in a tragedy like this is beyond sad. Robin Williams talked  about worry In the movie Jack where his character said: "“Please, don’t…

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DOES GOD EXIST?

DOES GOD EXIST?

The other morning I went to Mass at St Nicholas Catholic Church here in Gig Harbor. I was impressed with finding over fifty people in attendance. That's unusual given the fact it wasn't Sunday and there was no real obligation to be there. They must believe in a higher power we call God,but why do they believe there is a God? Maybe it's because they see our  world tottering on the brink of the apocalypse. But, it's not fear or…

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