“Everytime I start thinkin’ the world is all bad, then I start seeing some people out having a good time on motorcycles and it makes me take another look.”

Steve McQueen, On Any Sunday

A truism?

Happy wife - happy life.

It rhymes so it must be true.

I learned a new word today!

bodacity (noun form of bodacious)

- heard on Kung Fu Panda

Found on my Mom's refrigerator...

The man who does not read good books has no advantage over those who can't read them.

Here is a fella with strong opinions...

"You can pretend Obama's massive spending spree didn't happen.

You can pretend Hillary Clinton didn't go to China to beg the Chinese to keep buying T-bills

You can pretend Geitner didn't recently go to China and drew loud laughter and scorn for suggesting Chinese assets are safe.

You can pretend all this massive spending that has taken place since TARP 1, which Senator Obama approved and voted for is all Bush's fault.

But all that is the stuff of unicorns and pixy dust. In this real world, Obama's massive spending is wrecking the US Economy."

~ from a reader's comment to an article reporting that a Chinese Finance Minister want U.S. bonds to be issued in yuan instead of dollars.

The meditation phrase for today is...unicorns and pixie dust

A Concise Definition...

Sanctimonious - hypocritically pious or devout

The meditation word for today is...sanctimonious

The Dunning-Kruger Effect

The Dunning-Kruger effect - those who are least competent tend to have the most wildly inflated estimates of their own knowledge and competence.

They don’t know enough to know that they don’t know, as it were.