No Empty Promises

We do not always get things in the way that we want, but if we want them badly enough we do eventually get them.

Accordingly, at Grammar Captive you might not always get what you want when you want it, but if Grammar Captive promises to provide it, eventually you do get it!  Grammar Captive has just posted its first graph on the Graphs & Charts panel.  (Just click on the Graphs & Charts option under Visitor Profile in the navigation bar on the Grammar Captive mainpage.)

Now, the chart’s content has nothing to do with Grammar Captive, but it is a far better indicator of what is to come than an otherwise blank page with a lot of words and no image.

Not only are the promised graphs and charts more aesthetic and more flexible than what Matomo has to offer, but they will be obtained without the unwanted excess exposure to the Grammar Captive data base.

Podcasts in October?  I have never felt more confident, but who is to say, Grammar Captive’s destiny does not depend on me alone.

Persistence and determination are what make success possible.  They are, however, not a guarantee; it will be the content that will make or break Grammar Captive’s success.

Let’s wait and see.



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Life is full of surprises. Still, you can quit at anytime, if you have grown weary of their outcome. For, after all, survival is but a first step; it is a primitive instinct that does not distinguish us, humans, from other animals. Accordingly, if it is all that you can achieve in life, do not be surprised that others treat you like an ordinary animal. Alas, if it is all there is left, and you have grown weary, it is good justification to depart. Before you go, however, look deep inside and determine if you are not the cause of your own demise. For, in the end, society owes you nothing, and even your parents are likely to forsake you, if you have not been grateful. Have you said thanks for all that you have received, and have you given in return for all that you have taken? John F. Kennedy once stated "Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country". Obviously, he was not thinking of taxes, but the help that he would require to become an effective president. Little that is great can be achieved alone. Then too, it takes great leaders to motivate society and move it forward in a manner that will pave the way to a better tomorrow. The world is in need of good leaders. Maybe you are one of them in disguise. Indeed, no one owes you a living, but if people see you struggling they are apt to lend a hand. Just do not be afraid to reach out. And, do not quit, if nothing is given in return. For, many people simply do not care, and you must not let them get you down. You have a right to your own life and the pursuit of your own happiness, so do not be afraid to claim what is yours. Just do not take what belongs to others, if it not without their permission or obtained in fair competition. And, cry out when you have been cheated, but only if there is something to be gained from your cries, for few people like a cry-baby. Be judicious, strategic, and select your battles wisely. Do not waste your time with trivial injustices, for we all make errors, and we are all, therefore, subject to the injustice of others. It is the very thought of exercising my freedom of last resort that keeps me alive, for it is the comfort that I can put an end to my suffering at any time that allows me to endure enormous pain. It is what gives me the courage to fight for what is right without fear of losing. It is a powerful freedom that you should never surrender! Just do not make pain your goal, or you will surely finish a loser. Then too, never place pleasure over goodness and know to distinguish between the two. In liberty, Roddy

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