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A New Day, A New Me!
Monday, March 29, 2010      2 comments

Another day awaits us! Every day, we each have the chance to re-invent ourselves. In fact we not only have a chance, we have an obligation to do so! Today brings us opportunities that were not here yesterday and will not be here tomorrow so i... Read more
Open Your Present!
Sunday, March 28, 2010      0 comments

Yesterday is but a memory and tomorrow is only a dream but today, well lived will make every yesterday a pleasant memory and every tomorrow a dream of glory. Today is a gift, that is why it's called the present. Open Your Present!... Read more
A Break from Vacation
Saturday, March 27, 2010      2 comments

This week I will be on break, working between two vacation weeks. Going on vacation is demeaning and thankless but someone has to do it so it might as well be me. My father left me a week in Hilton Head Island, SC which I would be remiss if... Read more
Vacation, Vacation, Vacation
Thursday, March 25, 2010      1 comments

Starting another day at the beach. I am feeling self-righteous about my behavior this week. I have developed a method of having a lot to eat without eating a lot. I have been limiting my intake to chicken, shrimp and crab legs along with sala... Read more
Use what talents you possess!
Wednesday, March 24, 2010      1 comments

Use what talents you possess: the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best. Henry Van Dyke... Read more
Just another lousy day in paradise!
Tuesday, March 23, 2010      0 comments

The skies have cleared and the sun is shining. the temperature is a little less than desirable but a bad day at the beach beats a good day at the office. hands down... Read more
Don't sit on the cactus!
Monday, March 22, 2010      1 comments

One of my e-mails this morning had the quote "Life is full of cactus but you don't have to sit on it" The best course of things is to plot your course around or even over the cacti but not through them. Too many people, when confronted wit... Read more
A Rainy Sunday at the Beach
Sunday, March 21, 2010      1 comments

Rained today. We went to Land's End for AYCE shrimp and crab legs. Shrimp and Crab legs (without the butter) are marvelous foods. It is almost impossible to over eat if you limit your diet to shrimp and crab legs. They don't have a lot of ca... Read more
Life is a Beach!
Saturday, March 20, 2010      2 comments

first day of vacation on the road. Breakfast, oatmeal, skimmilk, blueberry muffin, baked apples. Lunch cole slaw (no mayo) scallops, shrimp (broiled) pasta salad (again,no mayo) iced tea. Dinner hasn't happened yet but it is peal and eat shri... Read more
Fabulous Friday!
Friday, March 19, 2010      1 comments

It has been an eventful week, running at full speed every day. The end is in sight and we are coasting downhill to the finish line. It seems like the first four days this week were packed with things to do. The calendar is fairly clean today... Read more
Every Day is a Gift
Thursday, March 18, 2010      0 comments

Excerpt from: Every Day is a Gift, by Barry Gottlieb "If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion." ~The Dalai Lama What does "True Abundance" mean to you? According to Wikipedia... Read more
Erin Go Bragh!
Wednesday, March 17, 2010      1 comments

Faith and Begorah! The top o’ the mornin’ to you! Wouldn’t you be knowin’ ‘Tis a great day for the wearin’ of the green An Irish Blessing: May the road rise up to meet your feet May the sun shine always on your face May t... Read more
I am responsible.
Tuesday, March 16, 2010      0 comments

I am responsible. Although I may not be able to prevent the worst from happening, I am responsible for my attitude toward the inevitable misfortunes that darken life. Bad things do happen; how I respond to them defines my character and ... Read more
Live For Today!
Monday, March 15, 2010      1 comments

Yet another week to do with as I will. Seven days, 1440 hours each, sixty minutes each, sixty seconds each. Seconds are too small to count, even though they do. Minutes pass quickly, hours are easier to track. It is my intention not to spend... Read more
A Short Sunday
Sunday, March 14, 2010      0 comments

We had a birthday party for all the March birthdays in the family yesterday afternoon/evening/night then they stole an hour from the night. The basketball tournament had to be watched and it was mani-pedi day. Not much time left for other stuf... Read more

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