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Fabulous Friday

Friday, January 30, 2009

Another week has gone by the boards. Still moving forward and not losing any ground. This weekend will present a challenge with the Super Bowl and its incident get together with all sorts of stuff one shouldn't be eating. I plan on taking it easy on Saturday, eating in the lower end of my calorie range then trying to space out the evil foods on Sunday. Whatever happens on Sunday a new day will dawn bright on Monday and I will be on course for more weight to choose to leave my body.

  


Challanges

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Obstacles are what you see when you take your eyes off of your goal. Obstacles are in reality opportunities. There is no obstacle which cannot be overcome with ingenuity and perserverance. Break any obstacle down into its component parts and attack each part separately and in order. before long, the mountain is a hill, then thge hill is a mole hill, then the mole hill is gone!

  


The Dawning of a New Day

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Yesterday was dreary, but that was just to make today all the better. The day dawned with the world enveloped in a rather thick fog and traffic moved slow so as not to out run the visibility. Then the fog burned off and there was a bright beautiful day hidden behind the mist. The sanskrit tells us yesterday is but a memory and tomorrow a vision but every today well lived will make every yestarday a happy memory and every tomorrow a vision of hope. Today is gift, that's why they call it the "present". Carpe Diem!

  


Monday Monday

Monday, January 26, 2009

It's a bit dreary this morning. The sky is overcast and there is something between a drizzle and a mist in the air. I am reminded of the movie "Oh God!". In that movie, God, being played by George Burns states "I created the rain so you would appreciate the sunshine." As I look at today's dreary weather, I am reminded of God's statement and realize that it applies not only to the weather but to every aspect of our lives. If we didn't have obstacles, we wouldn't appreciate achieving the goals.

  


Sunday - A Day of Rest

Sunday, January 25, 2009

When I was a boy, a whole lotta years ago, nothing was open on Sunday except the drug store and the local corner grocer which was what passed for a convenience store back then. Sunday was really a day of rest because there was nothing to do. Then in the sixties, discount retailers appeared on the scene and they began to be open on Sunday, followed by mainstream retailers and then mom and pop operations. Now, except for a few holdouts, everybody is open on Sunday. It is questionable whether there is an advantage to being open on Sunday. If all of the stores selling what you sell are closed on Sunday, people will buy stuff on Saturday or Monday and the retailer does not have the added overhead of opening the store. It's nice to work for a business that is closed on Sunday. It gives you the opportunity to have some time for yourself without the hassles of the job. Just kick back and reflect on the week that was and look forward to the week that will be. The world needs to slow down, let everyone have their day of rest be it Sunday, Saturday or Friday according to your tradition but a day off to let the batteries recharge

  
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ESKIMOKISSES1 1/25/2009 7:47PM

    Ahhhh..... but lots of things were different back then!!!
A day of rest would be wonderful world wide... but with the world as it is.... it will never be again.


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