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The End of Vacation!
Sunday, July 25, 2010      1 comments

Eight days of vacation. Minimal contact with the office and then it was only voice mail and e-mail. Lots of sun, lots of sand, lots of surf and some suds thrown in for good measure. I weighed in on my return exactly where left. That's a good... Read more
You must be careful how you walk!
Saturday, July 24, 2010      3 comments

You must be careful how you walk and where you go, for there are those following you who will set their feet where yours are set. - Robert E. Lee, Civil War General Do not lead for I might not follow. Do not follow for I might not lea... Read more
Take Total Responsibility!
Friday, July 23, 2010      3 comments

The greatest day in your life and mine is when we take total responsibility for our attitudes. That's the day we truly grow up. - John Maxwell, author and public speaker At one time this quote was attributed to O.J. Simpson. I guess h... Read more
You're alive. Do something.
Thursday, July 22, 2010      2 comments

You're alive. Do something. The directive in life, the moral imperative was so uncomplicated. It could be expressed in single words, not complete sentences. It sounded like this: Look. Listen. Choose. Act. ~ Barbara Hall... Read more
Keep Your Eye on the Prize!
Wednesday, July 21, 2010      1 comments

If you chase two rabbits, both will escape. - Unknown Author... Read more
The Mind is the Limit!
Tuesday, July 20, 2010      1 comments

The mind is the limit. As long as the mind can envision the fact that you can do something, you can do it - as long as you really believe 100 percent. ~ Arnold Schwarzenegger What the mind can conceive and believe, you can achieve. ... Read more
Pursue Your Dreams!
Monday, July 19, 2010      0 comments

There are many things in life that will catch your eye, but only a few that will catch your heart. Pursue them. ~ Anonymous... Read more
Exceed Your Limits!
Sunday, July 18, 2010      1 comments

Know your limits...but never stop trying to exceed them. - Anonymous... Read more
Vacation
Saturday, July 17, 2010      2 comments

"Vacation is what you take when you can't take what you've been taking any longer" The Wizard of Oz... Read more
Maintain Perspective!
Friday, July 16, 2010      0 comments

Never argue with an idiot. He will pull you down to his level and then beat you with experience!... Read more
Fulfill Your Dreams!
Thursday, July 15, 2010      0 comments

To fulfill a dream, to be allowed to sweat over lonely labor, and to be given a chance to create, are the meat and potatoes of life. The money is the gravy - Bette Davis, actress ... Read more
Learn From Your Experiences!
Wednesday, July 14, 2010      0 comments

Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is
delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is
something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being
nothing.
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Today's Blog
Tuesday, July 13, 2010      0 comments

What a day! Traffic! Hurry up and wait for our turn in court. Drive back to the burbs (no traffic this time). Go to a skating party for my grandson. Return home and crash!... Read more
You Can Write History!
Monday, July 12, 2010      1 comments

Few people will have the greatness to bend history itself; but each of us can work to change a small portion of events, and in the total of all these acts will be written the history of this generation. ~ Robert F. Kennedy ... Read more
Revise as Necessary!
Sunday, July 11, 2010      1 comments

It's never too late--in fiction or in life--to revise - Nancy Thayer, author ... Read more

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