Wednesday, October 5, 2016


Unlike Natives Americans, I have always said that age doesn’t necessarily confer wisdom. 

I often complain on this blog about global warming, the stupidity of the masses, the destructive nature of the human species and even about technology that has left me behind. 

But, I do not let any of that carry over to negativity in my life.  

As I get older I realize that life is short and finite.   The years I have left I do not intend to squander with a sour attitude and defeated outlook about things I can’t control.

If Donald Trump is elected President, it will be a disaster for this country.  His appointments to the Supreme Court will set back social justice sixty years.   Cognitively, I am as exasperated at the thought that there are enough people in this country who find him an acceptable candidate that we face a chance he might be elected.

But, the reality is, I have no control over the election so I am ready to move on regardless of the outcome.  

If Trump becomes the next President I will continue to enjoy sharing my life with a wonderful woman and two Maine Coon cats, feeding the birds behind my house, marveling at the changing seasons, spending the snowy winter reading in front of my wood stove; and keeping a Buddhist serenity – changing the things that are necessary and accepting those things I cannot change.

I will still bitch; but I will bury it on the internet and not carry it into my life.

the Ol’Buzzard


  1. If this is how you feel then why quit my blog and why aren't we still good friends?

  2. Yeah, OB, that's the attitude we all need. No point letting the state of the world poison our daily lives.

  3. Guess I will continue to swim upstream until I die


COMMENT: Ben Franklin said, "I imagine a man must have a good deal of vanity who believes, and a good deal of boldness who affirms, that all doctrines he holds are true, and all he rejects are false."