“Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?”
You must not ever stop being whimsical.
There are people who, the more you do for them, the less they will do for themselves.
“I like my town but I can’t say exactly what I like about it. I don’t think it’s the smell. I’m too accustomed to the monuments to want to look at them. I like certain lights, a few bridges, café terraces. I love passing through a place I haven’t seen for a long time.”
Georges Perec, Species of Spaces and Other Pieces, “The Town”
The road leading to a goal does not separate you from the destination; it is essentially a part of it.
Charles de Lint,
A ‘force of nature’ is what happens when what you say and what you do come together.
Gary John bishop
‘Follow your dreams and live with courage, so you can die with dignity.’
You can learn great things from your mistakes when you aren’t busy denying them.
Almost every successful person begins with two beliefs: the future can be better than the present, and I have to power to make it so.
I wonder how much of what weights me down is not mine to carry.
If you learn from defeat, you haven’t really lost.
In this life we are all just walking up the mountain and we can sing as we climb, or we can complain about sore feet. Whichever we choose, we still gotta do the hike. I decided a long time ago singing made a lot more sense.
Dembowski strikes again!
Devin Kelly: Demboski says at Anchorage Assembly she has no reason to apologize to Muslim family
Confidence is silent.
Insecurities are loud.
“But shame is like a wound that is never exposed and therefore never heals.”
Kindness is not an act. It is a lifestyle.
Anthony Douglas Williams
“If people knew what Matisse, supposedly the painter of happiness, had gone through, the anguish and tragedy he had to overcome to manage to capture that light which has never left him, if people knew all that, they would also realize that this happiness, this light, this dispassionate wisdom which seems to be mine, are sometimes well-deserved, given the severity of my trials.”
Henri Matisse, interview, Matisse on Art
Be careful when you follow the masses. Sometimes the M is silent
NATIONAL MICROWAVE OVEN DAY
To celebrate this day we are using our microwave.
Thankfully now my purchased & unread ebooks are stacking up in cyberspace~
“Tsundoku,” the Japanese Word for the New Books That Pile Up on Our Shelves, Should Enter the English Language
I am not going to share the details of the horrific crime. One bullet for the POS that murdered him.
Daniella Rivera: ‘That could have been my daughter’: Mother of teen murder suspect’s ex-girlfriend speaks out