"When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don't adjust the goals, adjust the action steps." Confucius
"You're such a pessimist! I say it's half empty!"
Peter called his doctor’s office for an appointment.
“I’m sorry,” said the receptionist, “we can’t fit you in for at least
Peter said, “But I could be dead by then!”
Receptionist replied, “No problem. If your wife lets us know,
we’ll cancel the appointment.
- From ArcaMax Jokes
It's Nelson Mandela International Day! Today we salute Nelson Mandela, the South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, political leader, and philanthropist born this day, 1918. Many will honor his legacy through volunteering today.
--Get to Know Your Customers Day: held once each quarter, it's a day to encourage getting to know your patrons, your customers, no matter what industry you're in.
--National Caviar Day: a salute to salted fish eggs, called roe, a delicacy; the best is said to be from sturgeon of the Caspian Sea; the 4 types of caviar are Beluga, Sterlet, Ossetra, and Sevruga.
--National Sour Candy Day: a salute to the tart alternative of the usual candy sweetness; pucker up!
--Perfect Family Day: a day that affirms there is no definition of a perfect family and that families come in many shapes and forms; what is to be remembered is that family should be based on love, understanding and respect and everything else is just dressing; when there is love, any family is perfect.
--World Listening Day: an annual global event to celebrate the listening practices that occur around the world as well as acoustic ecology--the discipline that studies the relationship between humans and the natural world in regards to sound.