rudyard kipling

“If” By Rudyard Kipling

“If” By Rudyard Kipling My grandmother gave me this poem when I was a boy and over the years I have always had a copy of it in my possession.  Thinking back on my 45 years I have probably read it over 300 times.  It never fails…
moses with stone tablets

The J-BAR-H 15 Commandments of Business

J-BAR-H 15 Commandments of Business Build around your strengths, manage around your weaknesses. Failure to plan on your part does not constitute a crisis to those around you. Always make sure you know who has the power before acting. …
Turtle on a fence post.

Post Turtle

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An old rancher called the county commissioner a “post turtle” at the coffee shop one day and a young city fellow asked him to explain. “When you’re driving down a country road and you see a fence post with a turtle balanced on top,…
US Constitution

The US Constitution

Constitution of the United States of America Preamble We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general…

Husbands, Love Your Wives

25 characteristics of a husband who truly loves and serves the needs of his wife By: Dr. Robert Lewis How many of these things do you do in your marriage? Includes his wife in envisioning the future. Accepts spiritual responsibility…

Lessons From Mom

1. My mother taught me TO APPRECIATE A JOB WELL DONE: “If you’re going to kill each other, do it outside — I just finished cleaning!” 2. My mother taught me RELIGION: “You better pray that will come out of the carpet.” 3. My mother…

The Declaration Of Independence

IN CONGRESS, JULY 4, 1776 The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America When in the course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another and…

The J-BAR-H Rules Of Life

The J-BAR-H Rules Of Life Never stand in line for an ass-whooping. Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be. (Lincoln) No good deed goes unpunished. What you allow you approve. You can’t ride both…
mourning the loss of a friend

Jim, Death & Honor

This morning I got an email telling me that my friend Jim was dead. Lost his job a couple of months ago, lost his wife and killed himself…it just really hit me hard. First let me say that Jim was a turd. He was a crass, obnoxious, arrogant,…