“Arrogance diminishes wisdom” Arabian Proverb When I was very young, my family used to visit a restaurant in San Francisco called The Hippopotamus, or Hippo. It was an amazing place, boasting a large array of hamburgers as well as a … Continue reading
“Truth, like gold, is to be obtained not by its growth, but by washing away from it all that is not gold.” ~ Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy Today’s blog post is brought to you by the letters A and U and also … Continue reading
“The longer I live, the more I realize the impact of attitude on life. Attitude, to me, is more important than facts. It is more important than the past, the education, the money, than circumstances, than failure, than successes, than … Continue reading
“If we’re growing, we’re always going to be out of our comfort zone.” John Maxwell Right now I have a packet of seeds, several packets in fact, sitting in front of me on my desk. Have you ever looked at a … Continue reading
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog.
Here’s an excerpt:
A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,300 times in 2013. If it were a cable car, it would take about 22 trips to carry that many people.
“If you obey the voice of the Lord your God, to keep His commandments and His statutes which are written in this Book of the Law, and if you turn to the Lord your God with all your [mind and] … Continue reading
“You can clutch the past so tightly to your chest that it leaves your arms too full to embrace the present.” ~ Jan Glidewell Picture yourself walking alone on a beautiful Wednesday late afternoon. You’re walking along the road, when … Continue reading
“Love, like death, changes everything.” ~Kahlil Gibran This time of year has always been my favorite. I love the fall colors, the fall food, the fall sweaters, smells, etc, etc. My anniversary is November 1st (5yrs tomorrow!). Halloween, on the … Continue reading
“We draw our strength from the very despair in which we have been forced to live. We shall endure.” - Cesar Chavez Death, despair, desolation…the defeat you have faced is so overwhelming, you wonder how you can go on. All … Continue reading
Originally posted on My Blog, aka, Sorry My Mind Must Have Wandered:
I once wrote a biography for English in my junior year of high school. Naturally, it wasn’t a very long story and maybe not even a good read,…