In some ways, retirement is like being dead. People say nice things about you, but you’re around to hear it. That makes it pretty sweet.
…”Absent a Damascus Road experience, tricksters and wolves do not change and see no need to do so. The danger lies in their lack of self-awareness and the fact that so few pay attention to their confessions, be they words or deeds.
If a wolf confesses, believe him. Euripedes warned, ‘When one with honeyed words but evil mind persuades the mob, great woes befall the state.’…”
Please read this Idaho Press article (Mayors baffled by Idaho’s new property tax bill, expect fallout). I’m with Mayor Klinger and so should you be.
“…Baby, you come knocking on my front doorSame old line you used to use before. [It’s just a game] well, what am I supposed to do? I didn’t know what I was getting into…” Stevie Nicks
If I hear one more talking head lecturing this morning about “the peaceful transfer of power“, I think my head will go spinning off… If we don’t focus on what comes after the transfer of power, we’re condemned to repeat this nightmare again.
I guess you’re owed an explanation – if you want one. It was, after all, more than a year ago that I traveled to Northern California, writing about my trip back to the place that made me and about what I learned there. Spoiler alert: what I thought I knew then is much less than I know now and less than I’ll know tomorrow. I’m ok with that.