Donald R Barbera's Blog Posts Tagged 'of' (3)

The “A” Word

I have long ago grown weary of euphemisms used to blur, mislead or hide actuality. For instance, once I am dead, I died. I did not “pass on;” “go to a better place” or “transition.” I died. Although, I have a personal euphemism that I like, some people would not like hearing that I “croaked.” My thoughts about using…


Added by Donald R Barbera on March 29, 2015 at 2:55pm — 11 Comments

The Tinkerbell Effect

"If you believe," he shouted to them, "clap your hands; don't let Tink die." J. M. Barrie 1860–1937


The Tinkerbell Effect and the National Day of Prayer in my way of thinking are identical. When the Disney fairy is about to die, she speaks to Peter Pan and tells him that she could get…


Added by Donald R Barbera on September 11, 2013 at 7:05am — 8 Comments

Underhanded and Illegal

The Pledge of Allegiance

This is one that I should leave alone, but this morning I got one of those “Bible bumper notes” talking about the pledge of Allegiance to the Flag. People are free to write whatever they want, but as thinking people I think it is important that we hold ourselves to higher standard moral excellence.

The Facts…


Added by Donald R Barbera on April 21, 2012 at 7:16pm — 2 Comments

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