You Don’t Have To Get Old

You Don’t Have To Get Old

You can’t help getting older, but you don’t have to get old. George Burns None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm Henry David Thoreau You don’t have to be old as you age.  I truly believe that your outlook on life determines your age. ...
When The Peace Treaty Is Signed

When The Peace Treaty Is Signed

When the peace treaty is signed, the war isn’t over for the veterans or the family. It’s just starting Karl Marlantes Karl Marlantes knows.  He’s a Vietnam Veteran who suffered PSTD.  Among other things, he needed to write two books in order to move...
But The Way To Do It Better

But The Way To Do It Better

But the way to do it better later is to do it as well as one can today, there can’t be anything but progress tomorrow. Vincent Van Gogh This post contains affiliate links, which means I receive a small amount of money if you make a purchase using this link This...
Have Faith In Your Ability

Have Faith In Your Ability

Have faith in your ability and no one is ever too old to learn new skills if the desire to learn is still alive Suzanne Vickery This is the last line in Monday’s post with Suzanne of Global Housesitters.  She was speaking about being willing to try a new career...
The Presence Of The Block

The Presence Of The Block

Sixteen years as a freelance journalist has taught me that neither the absence of ‘the muse’ nor the presence of ‘the block’ should be allowed to hinder the orderly progress of a book. Jim Crace One thing that helps is to give myself permission...
Being Creative And Having Fun

Being Creative And Having Fun

Take creative chances.  Learning to innovate isn’t about being perfect; it’s about being creative and having fun. Tom Kelly Creativity is inventing, growing, taking risks, breaking rules, making mistakes and having fun. Mary Lou Cook Being able to relax...
How You React To It

How You React To It

Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it. Charles R. Swindoll   I’m sure you’ve read this quote before.  Probably had someone say it to you as well.  But when you step back and look at it, it’s so true.  A lot of stuff can happen...
Ignorance Is At The Bottom Of It

Ignorance Is At The Bottom Of It

When an individual, a sect, a clique or a nation hates and despises another individual, sect, clique or nation he or they simply do not know the objects of their hatred.  Ignorance is at the bottom of it. Paul Harris Politics hates a vacuum. If it isn’t filled with...
Never Stops Worrying About Her Children

Never Stops Worrying About Her Children

A Mother is always a Mother, she never stops worrying about her children, even when they are all grown up and have children of their own. Anonymous Now that’s true.  As a Mother with a son who lives on his own, I don’t stop worrying about him.  Although,...
You Don’t Choose Your Passions

You Don’t Choose Your Passions

One of the huge mistakes people make is that they try to force an interest on themselves. You don’t choose your passions; your passions choose you. Jeff Bezos Sometimes, finding what you’re meant to do means listening to your heart, not your head.  Listen...
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