Category Archives: Benjamin Wallace

A Difference of Definition

 Have you noticed the difference in the definitions used by Washington D.C. and those that are found in the dictionary?  com·pro·mise [kom-pruh-mahyz]  Show IPA noun,verb, -mised, -mis·ing. noun 1. a settlement of differences by mutual concessions; anagreement reached by adjustment of conflicting or opposingclaims, principles, etc., by reciprocal  modification of demands. From this viewpoint, there are two different definitions coming out of D.C. Let’s take a look at these two definitions. Compromise according to Republicans- To hold out… Read More »

Watching a Cowboy Fall Off His Horse

Some horses come out of the gate strong then fade quickly, while others stay strong throughout the race. When Rick Perry announced his run for the GOP presidential candidacy, he zoomed out of the gate, and at one point looked like he might be able to win the race. However, Perry seemed to lose steam… Read More »

Getting Away

From time to time, we all must step back and get away from the hustle and bustle of our everyday lives and retreat to place to gather our senses. I know ladies who do this by seeking retail therapy sessions and fellows that seek refuge on the lake to bring their lives back to center.… Read More »

Bumps in the Page

Most of the jobs and activities I get involved in usually have the capability of leading to bodily injury whether it minor or major injury. Writing is the one area that I thought would be exempt from this phenomenon. Recently, while working late at night I developed a hankering (craving for those not raised in… Read More »