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Surprise and Amazement
Friday, December 07, 2018      2 comments

"Love withers with predictability; its very essence is surprise and amazement. To make love a prisoner of the mundane is to take its passion and lose it forever." ~ Leo Buscaglia ... Read more
The Value of You
Thursday, December 06, 2018      7 comments

"Love yourself, accept yourself, forgive yourself, and be good to yourself, because without you the rest of us are without a source of many wonderful things." — Leo Buscaglia ... Read more
Rules of the game
Wednesday, December 05, 2018      5 comments

"Most of us are pawns in a game of love we don't understand." ~ Leo Buscaglia ... Read more
Worry
Tuesday, December 04, 2018      7 comments

"Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy." ~ Leo Buscaglia ... Read more
Risk
Monday, December 03, 2018      8 comments

"The person who risks nothing, does nothing, has nothing, is nothing, and becomes nothing. He may avoid suffering and sorrow, but he simply cannot learn and feel and change and grow and love and live." ~ Leo Buscaglia ... Read more
A new season
Sunday, December 02, 2018      8 comments

We are entering the end of another weather cycle in the ATL, we had some winter last week with the temp dipping into the 20's once or twice but it is going to be mid sixties today and seventies tomorrow. Gotta love the ATL, not four season a ye... Read more
Rainy day
Saturday, December 01, 2018      9 comments

Dreary day outside but the fire is delightful and the TV is full of football. A good day.... Read more
Conceive, Believe, Achieve
Friday, November 30, 2018      4 comments

Not the original author but one of many to whom the is attributed. Original author, Marcus Aurelius, 4 BC “What the mind can conceive and believe, and the heart desire, you can achieve.” ~ Norman Vincent Peale ... Read more
Que Sera Sera
Thursday, November 29, 2018      5 comments

“I place this day, my life, my loved ones, my work in the Lord's hands. There is no harm in the Lord's hands, only good. Whatever happens, whatever results, if I am in the Lord's hands it is the Lord's will and it is good.” ~ Norman Vincent P... Read more
Another day, more progress
Wednesday, November 28, 2018      4 comments

Everyday I can walk a little longer than I did yesterday. At my age, I realize that taking it too fast can cause be to reinjure myself and set my recovery back to day one so slow and steady.... Read more
Giving Tuesday
Tuesday, November 27, 2018      3 comments

Another is the continuing series of days with names. Fact is, of all of the named days this week, this is the most meaningful. Take a few moments and think about how you can help someone less fortunate than you. One of my favorites is the Jac... Read more
Cyber Monday
Monday, November 26, 2018      6 comments

I am not computer savvy enough to really benefit from cyber Monday but I enjoy watching the passing parade and checking out some of the deals. My thing is if I need it I might buy it but I refuse to buy something I don’t need just because it is ... Read more
Improving
Sunday, November 25, 2018      7 comments

Managed to lay in bed for a while last night and this morning. Wedge pillow is a great investment. Still some stiffness so back to the recliner for the night’s sleep. Managed to climb the stairs to an from son’s basement for football yeste... Read more
Being Continued
Saturday, November 24, 2018      3 comments

It only took the doctor a couple of hours to put the pain in motion but it looks like it will take several weeks to recover. Every day is a little better than the one before... Read more
SSDD
Friday, November 23, 2018      8 comments

Same stuff, different day. Another day in my post surgical recovery. Mobility is slowly returning and I am learning how to minimize the pain as I recover. The pain for which he operated is gone. The current pain is my body healing from the oper... Read more

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