I’ve always liked this song (which: Gary Jules' version of Mad World by Tears for Fears), and this video struck me in just the right way this morning. Some people’s creativity is simply astounding, innit? The video is more than worth the wait to download, even if you’re on dial-up. If you have broadband just sit back and enjoy. Twice, even.
Yesterday’s “Quote of the Day,” (that would be MY term in quotes, not AFA’s) from the Air Force Association’s web site:
“What’s it like being retired?”
“My wife was asking me the other day, ‘What’s it like being retired?’ ... For the first year or so, I had plenty of time on my hands. I would get up whenever I would want in the morning. Nobody called me at night. I didn’t have anybody bugging me about work. No expectations. I could play golf whenever I wanted. And I told her I always wanted to know what it was like to be a Navy admiral.”
—retired Gen. Chuck Wald, joking about his experiences after leaving the Air Force in July 2006 following 36 years of service while addressing a Capitol Hill audience on energy security issues,
From a recurring feature titled “Verbatim,” which changes daily…