susancnw, I love your sig. It reveals a lot about you.
Originally Posted by wild~hair
Thanks! Sowell is a personal hero. He's incredibly smart, but has a way of explaining things that goes right to the heart of things. I admit that I struggle with his books on economics, his books are race and cultural issues are really eye-opening. And he's very funny.

Guess I need to update the sig too...found a good one from Mark Twain.
My son wears combat boots (and a parachute).
The older I get, the less patience I have with cleverness. Thomas Sowell.
Resolve to perform what you ought. Perform without fail what you resolve. Benjamin Franklin.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first. Mark Twain.