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Walk Placidly Amid the Noise and the Haste.
Thursday, August 05, 2010      1 comments

Remember, we all stumble, every one of us. That's why it's a comfort to go hand in hand. - Emily Kimbrough Don't lead, I might not follow. Don't follow, I might not lead. Take my hand and walk beside me and we can go anywhere we want... Read more
The Grass is Greener!
Wednesday, August 04, 2010      1 comments

The grass is truly greener on the other side of the fence. The problem is that the reason the grass is greener is because it is covered with manure! Instead of comparing our lot with that of those who are more fortunate than we are, we sho... Read more
Open the Right Doors!
Tuesday, August 03, 2010      1 comments

The doors we open and close each day decide the lives we live. - Flora Whittemore, author ... Read more
Moving, Moving, Moving
Monday, August 02, 2010      1 comments

We moved the office this weekend. What a job. To paraphrase Danny Glover in the Lethal Weapons Movies, "I'm getting too old for this stuff" Today will be taken up with putting all the stuff away where it will belong for the next while until w... Read more
Make your own kind of music.
Sunday, August 01, 2010      0 comments

The shepherd always tries to persuade the sheep that their interests and his own are the same. - Stendhal, 19th century French writer Make your own kind of music. Sing your own special song! Mama Cass Elliot... Read more
Try and Keep Trying!
Saturday, July 31, 2010      1 comments

If at first you don't succeed, you're running about average. - Unknown Success comes to those who try and keep trying with PMA, a Positive Mental Attitude. W. Clement Stone... Read more
Be Assertive, Not Aggressive
Friday, July 30, 2010      2 comments

The basic difference between being assertive and being aggressive is how our words and behaviors affect the rights and well being of others. - Sharon Anthony Bower, author ... Read more
To Have a Friend, Be a Friend!
Thursday, July 29, 2010      0 comments

If you have one true friend you have more than your share. - Thomas Fuller, English clergyman & historian ... Read more
Some Wednesday Zingers
Wednesday, July 28, 2010      0 comments

Some Zingers from Zig Ziglar's Daily Insights By Croft M. Pentz We all have the right to be wrong in our opinions but not in our facts. There are more idle brains than idle hands. The sign "Proceed at your own risk" should be ... Read more
Don't Try to Please Everybody!
Tuesday, July 27, 2010      0 comments

I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody. - Bill Cosby, comedian You can't please everybody so you'd better please yourself. Ricky Nelson, Singer... Read more
Use Your Time Wisely!
Monday, July 26, 2010      1 comments

Be wise in the use of time. The question in life is not how much time do we have. The question is what shall we do with it. - Anna Robertson Brown, author ... Read more
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

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