My Very Own “Bridge At San Luis Rey”

Every now and then I find myself caught up in and  perhaps thinking too long about shortcuts I have taken and mistakes I have made. It is easy when in one of those periodic down-cycles to reflect on what one has done and where one has been.  But, be careful; if you linger in thereContinue reading “My Very Own “Bridge At San Luis Rey””

“…Morally Straight”

I am a very proud, tried and true, died-in-the-wool, Adult Volunteer Scout Leader… I am involved at every level of Scouting in my region.  I proudly proclaim that I am or have been, Cub Scout Pack Leader; Boy Scout Troop Committee Chair, Vice Chair; District Leadership Committee – Communications Chair; Newsletter Adviser for my Lodge in Order ofContinue reading ““…Morally Straight””

“Gott segne unsere edlen Werk”

I am blessed to belong to a group of people, many of whom are first generation German immigrants, called the Cincinnati Kolping Society. The organization is built around the idea embodied in its motto; “Gott segne unsere edlen Werk” which translates to God bless our noble work. So today more than other days, I thankContinue reading ““Gott segne unsere edlen Werk””

The lady doth protest too much, methinks

The quotation “The lady doth protest too much, methinks.” comes from Shakespeare‘s Hamlet,  Act III, scene II, where it is spoken by Queen Gertrude, Hamlet’s mother. The phrase has come to mean that one can “insist so passionately about something not being true that people suspect the opposite of what one is saying.”  The phrase is often misquotedContinue reading “The lady doth protest too much, methinks”