The purpose of Mr. Dickie's Blog is to provide a place where I can post quotations I like and write about things that are on my mind. As of the summer of 2011 I have NetworkedBlogs posting a link to this blog to Facebook.
Many people have been sent off to die in stupid wars because it was "the right thing to do," even though both sides end up shaking their heads when the whole thing is over. People often believe that allegiance to a country, a team, a school, or whatever, is always right, and that having a contrary opinion is definitely wrong. (Dr. Wayne W. Dyer, Pulling Your Own Strings, p. 191) 17 April 2012
I have been retired from the U.S. government for many years. I was a long time paying member of AOL until May 2009. Until October 2008 I had a fairly extensive genealogy website on AOL. They dropped support.
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