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Be yourself! No one else can do it for you!
Monday, June 06, 2011      0 comments

To be nobody but yourself--in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else-- means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting. - EE Cummings, poet Be yourself! No... Read more
Find a Way!
Sunday, June 05, 2011      2 comments

A man who wants something will find a way; a man who doesn't will find an excuse. - Stephen Dolley Jr.... Read more
What Life is About!
Saturday, June 04, 2011      1 comments

"Life is not about waiting for the storms to pass... it's about learning how to dance in the rain!" ~ Vivian Greene... Read more
Thoughts on Making Friends
Friday, June 03, 2011      2 comments

I am going to go off the board today and address the subject of friends. Friends, be they the people we interact with personally, FaceBook Friends or fellow Sparkers are necessary to our success so lets look over the art of makinmg friends. I ... Read more
Go Where You Wanna Go!
Thursday, June 02, 2011      1 comments

You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You're on your own. And you know what you know. You are the guy who'll decide where to go. ~Dr. Seuss ... Read more
Invest in Knowledge!
Wednesday, June 01, 2011      0 comments

An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest. ~Author unknown, commonly attributed to Benjamin Franklin People don't care about how much you know until they know about how much you care. ~ Author unknown ... Read more
Climb That Ladder!
Tuesday, May 31, 2011      0 comments

All that stands between the graduate and the top of the ladder is the ladder. ~Author Unknown... Read more
Memorial Day - 2011
Monday, May 30, 2011      0 comments

As we stop to honor those who have made the ultimate sacrifice so that we might be free, let us also remember those who have placed themselves in harms way and are currently defending our freedom. Yesterday was the 100th anniversary of the ... Read more
God Bless the American Serviceman
Sunday, May 29, 2011      5 comments

Any dangerous spot is tenable if brave men are willing to make it so. - John Fitzgerald Kennedy Two men have been wiling to give their life for you, Jesus Christ and the American soldier. One die for your soul, the other for your freedom... Read more
Look Aound Yourself
Saturday, May 28, 2011      0 comments

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet. - James Oppenheim, short-story writer, novelist, poet Men search the world trying to find what is in their own back yard. Paraphrased from "Acres ... Read more
Be Successful
Friday, May 27, 2011      1 comments

"Success in golf depends less on strength of body than upon strength of mind and character." -Arnold Palmer "Success comes to those who try and keep trying with PMA, a Positive Mental Attitude" - W. Clement Stone "I don't know t... Read more
An Ounce of Prevention
Thursday, May 26, 2011      1 comments

He who cures a disease may be the skillfullest, but he that prevents it is the safest physician. - Thomas Fuller, British clergyman and author An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure! -Benjamin Franklin in Poor Richard's A... Read more
Make Your Own Kind of Music!
Wednesday, May 25, 2011      0 comments

The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can't find them, make them. - George Bernard Shaw, playwright Some men see things as they are and ask "why?" I dream ... Read more
On Random Acts of Kindness
Tuesday, May 24, 2011      2 comments

No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted. - Aesop, Greek author of fables When a butterfly flaps its wings in America, the air rustles in Europe ~ Unknown... Read more
Rely on Others!
Monday, May 23, 2011      1 comments

Listen to all, plucking a feather from every passing goose, but follow no one absolutely. - Chinese proverb Learn from the mistakes of others. You don't have time to make them all yourself. -Will Rogers, American Humorist... Read more

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