Category Archives: Wisdom


My happiness grows in direct proportion to my acceptance, and in inverse proportion to my expectations. -Michael J Fox, via @inspiringquotes

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On Opinions

“The opinion of 10,000 men is of no value if none of them know anything about the subject.” -Marcus Aurelius Still true 1,840 years later. . . So many modern day applications.

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Thank You, Mrs. Humphrey

My 6th grade teacher, (I’m now 62) the late Ann Humphrey  repeatedly admonished us that “Any day you don’t learn something new is a day you have wasted.”  Fifty years later, I still repeat that phrase almost daily. Today, I … Continue reading

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Good Advice

Advice from a Sloth: Take your time. Get a grip on things Relax often Hang out a lot Get plenty of sleep Let things roll off you And most importantly,  always “use the bathroom” facing down Found somewhere on the … Continue reading

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On Unique Purpose

The razor blade is sharp, but cannot cut a tree; the axe is strong, but can’t cut a hair Everyone is important according to his/her unique purpose . . .  You should never look down on anyone unless you are … Continue reading

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Let’s Walk

Thank you to Colleen over at the Chatter Master Blog for giving me permission to re-blog from her site. (I hope she remembers she did) There is plethora of wisdom over at her place,  served up daily in nice bite-size … Continue reading

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On Blame

Never blame anyone in your life. Good people give you happiness. Bad people give you experience. The worst people give you a lesson. And the best people give you memories. HT to (borrowed from) Leadership First on LinkedIn

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Broken? Not Me.

Several days ago, I read a blog post written by a friend.   Combining the experience of a wife, mother, grandmother, artist, writer and often a wise philospher, she routinely makes sense of the things we don’t want to think about. … Continue reading

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No Doubt About It.

“The music that touches you in your youth is magnified as you get older. Each record can be a virtual time machine – all you need is to hear a second or two and you go back to that place … Continue reading

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Overcoming Human Nature

As the class arrived and began taking their seats, they found the following on the chalk board: 9×1=9 9×2=18 9×3=27 9×4=36 9×5=45 9×6=54 9×7=63 9×8=72 9×9=81 9×10=91 One by one, they began to quietly mock him with their eyes, giggles … Continue reading

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