Be Bigger Than That

UPDATE: I plan to take a few minutes today or tomorrow to write briefly about all of my meals from yesterday. I was surprised to find out when I woke up today that I gained only 1 pound.

Positively 4th Street
by Bob Dylan
You’ve got a lotta nerve to say you are my friend
When I was down you just stood there grinnin’
You’ve got a lotta nerve to say you got a helping hand to lend
You just want to be on the side that’s winnin’

You say I let you down, ya know its not like that
If you’re so hurt, why then don’t you show it?
You say you’ve lost your faith, but that’s not where its at
You have no faith to lose, and ya know it

I know the reason, that you talked behind my back
I used to be among the crowd you’re in with
Do you take me for such a fool, to think I’d make contact
With the one who tries to hide what he don’t know to begin with?

You see me on the street, you always act surprised
You say “how are you?”, “good luck”, but ya don’t mean it
When you know as well as me, you’d rather see me paralyzed
Why don’t you just come out once and scream it

No, I do not feel that good when I see the heartbreaks you embrace
If I was a master thief perhaps I’d rob them
And tho I know you’re dissatisfied with your position and your place
Don’t you understand, its not my problem?

I wish that for just one time you could stand inside my shoes
And just for that one moment I could be you
Yes, I wish that for just one time you could stand inside my shoes
You’d know what a drag it is to see you.

Here is a picture of my brother and sister who have taught me (Ferdie Werdie) many lessons in life. Among those lessons is that it is sometimes important to stand up for your rights and dignity in this world. Too many people want you to just lie down and be stepped on. I have seen my brother and sister stand up for their rights, and I wish that I could be as brave as they are.

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My brother and sister, Carl and Joan.

I have to look for Amy Adams’ latest movie. I saw her recently in a movie on cable, and think she is stunning.

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Amy! Amy! Amy!

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At the Heart of the Secrets

I often used the Pythagorean theorem and all of Euclidean formulas on my job for NASA and in life in general. My educational background led me to the use of many formulas from my studies in school. I scored the highest mathematics scores in the history of the school on the entrance exam to my high school, Jesuit High School of New Orleans. As I moved further into my educational career, I learned that deep mathematical theories and formulas lie at the heart of all of the hidden secrets in this life. Have you ever heard of THE BOOK OF NUMBERS in the bible?

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Carl Delery

DeNiro Said Trump Is

Covfefe?? I write this to Bob Kuhn, the host of the Comedy Hour at the NEUTRAL GROUND Coffee House in New Orleans: LOL… you are too funny, Bob. I am coming tonight with some jokes for you and the crowd. I probably will not do any jokes on politics or Donald J. Trump. You know that I basically avoid such jokes because I never know what the audience will be like. I will come to the show with rings on my fingers and bells on my toes.

Check out @BrownUniversity’s Tweet and what Robert De Niro said about Donald Trump:

“This guy (Donald Trump) has sullied the presidency. He’s debased the presidency. It’s just beyond surreal what this guy has done,” De Niro told Rosanna Scotto on “Good Day New York.”

The actor has also called Trump “blatantly stupid” and “a punk,” comments he still stands by.

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An Ignoramus

Check out former Republican presidential candidate and resident nitwit Herman Cain’s tweet. See what that ignoramus said.

Oh my God! Oh my God!

Country singer Garth Brooks gave his explanation of an excellent way to look at the transfer to a new president in America.

In the presidential election cycle, I was actually weighing the option of possibly voting for Donald Trump for president until he refused to reveal his tax returns. That was a deal breaker for me. He wants to spend every other American’s tax money on a lot of ridiculous stuff, but he does not pay one penny to the IRS. What kind of alternate universe is that?

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Yeah, ya’ right!! The good Lord will weigh in.

I Luv Hillary Clinton

Geaux, Girl! You need to do it for the sake of history. I luv, wuv and love Hillary Clinton. She will make a great president. All of you chauvinist pigs (including that wildebeest Donald Trump) need to leave her the hell alone.

Oh, and By the Way, Bill Clinton will make an excellent 1st Lady.

This is what I was thinking early on Saturday evening; but I thought wrong. My horse did not do well, to put it mildly:

The evening news, not too long after I enjoyed the Belmont Stakes, bore such terrible news that there is now a pallor hanging over the country. Will the world ever see an end to the horrible wars and killings?

Where my horse ran. That dumb son of a gun ran 11th.:
Belmont Stakes Results 2016: Winner, Payouts and Order of Finish
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Belmont Stakes Results
Place Horse Jockey Trainer Earnings Win Place Show
1 Creator Irad Ortiz Jr. Steve Asmussen $800,000 $34.80 $14.60 $9.40
2 Destin Javier Castellano Todd Pletcher $280,000 $9.40 $6.20
3 Lani Yutaka Take Mikio Matsunaga $150,000 $6.60
4 Governor Malibu Joel Rosario Christophe Clement $100,000
5 Stradivari John Velazquez Todd Pletcher $60,000
6 Brody’s Cause Luis Saez Dale Romans $45,000
7 Cherry Wine Corey Lanerie Dale Romans $35,000
8 Gettysburg Paco Lopez Steve Asmussen $30,000
9 Suddenbreakingnews Mike Smith Donnie Von Hemel
10 Trojan Nation Aaron Gryder Paddy Gallagher
11 Exaggerator Kent Desormeaux Keith Desormeaux
12 Seeking the Soul Florent Geroux Dallas Stewart
13 Forever D’Oro Jose Ortiz Dallas Stewart

I Love You Too

I LOVE IT! I do not have to say much about this clip below. First of all, when I watched it it already had 5.7 million views. Yes, it is going viral. I bet that you will love it too. I LOVE IT! Plus, see the video further below of my grandson, lil’ Vaughn, playing his trombone and marching in the Iris parade in New Orleans.

Also, something else is going viral this week. It is the news out of Iowa. Soon I will make my predictions for the New Hampshire primaries. I think that it will be a dog fight on the Republican side.

While they will be voting in New Hampshire, we will be celebrating Fat Tuesday in New Orleans. Happy Mardi Gras! Here is a video of my grandson, lil’ Vaughn, marching in the Iris parade in New Orleans and playing his trombone.

What a beautiful day! This photo below was actually taken last weekend again waiting to see lil’ Vaughn march. I missed taking a picture then too because circumstances messed me around that day too. I had a grand ol’ time anyway. I am not too sure how I am going to make out during the rest of Mardi Gras. I know that today I am aggravated, disgusted, cold, mad with the world. Tomorrow might be better, however. Like they say, Tomorrow is another day. “The morning might bring joy,” saith the Lord. I need to look up that passage because I think that the Lord said that the morning WILL bring joy and light.

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Speaking of primaries, I just want to give some love right here to all of the strong women of the world. Oh yeah, and Happy pre-Valentine! Hahaha… Yeah, I remembered.

A GRAND COMPLIMENT: Several of my relatives and “friends” have occasionally indicted me of being guilty of talking too much. However, someone with insight said something about me that reached deep into my core. Wonderful!

To understand me you need to realize that I actually visualize myself more like a fox. I said, “Thank you, Terry.” Why? Because several of my relatives and friends have erroneously indicted me of being guilty of talking too much. I think that these are the ones who become upset if I try to open my mouth at all. They become upset because they fear that I might use up any time at all with which they can rule/manipulate the universe. There is a word for this: narcissistic, maybe?

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