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Become a possibilitarian!
Thursday, August 12, 2010      4 comments

Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities. ~Norman Vincent Peale ... Read more
The Present is The Future!
Wednesday, August 11, 2010      0 comments

Look closely at the present you are constructing: it should look like the future you are dreaming. ~Alice Walker ... Read more
Tuesday, Teriffic Tuesday
Tuesday, August 10, 2010      1 comments

Every day is just what you make of it. Every morning you make a choice as to what type of day it will be. 62.5% of the choice is already made for you. The day can be terrific or terrible. Both are 8 letter words. The first five letters of b... Read more
Monday, Monday!
Monday, August 09, 2010      1 comments

Monday, glorious Monday. Many people dread Mondays but how many have considered that if it weren't for Monday, there would be no Fridays because it is a rule that you have to take the days in order. Monday is a great day to gear up and get... Read more
Nothing to Say. A Day of Rest.
Sunday, August 08, 2010      1 comments

The past two weeks have been hectic. Today our plans are... well actually, we have no plans. We will sit, relax and reflect, storing energy for the upcoming week.... Read more
Know Where You Are Going!
Saturday, August 07, 2010      0 comments

If you don't know where you are going, you might end up somewhere else. Yogi Berra Alice (at a fork in the road) "Which road should I take?" Cheshire Cat (in a tree) "Where are you going" Alice "I do not know" Cheshire ... Read more
Fall, Get Up, Fall, Get UP, Fall, Get Up...Repeat as Necessary
Friday, August 06, 2010      1 comments

A constant theme running through recent blogs is I have messed up, I have gotten off track, I have failed, and similar statements. The road is not smooth and it is not straight. Sometimes you go off course. Sometimes when you are driving and ... Read more
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

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