“It is always night, or we wouldn’t need light.” Thelonious Monk Some twenty-six years ago, I began writing down, collecting, quotes in a journal. One of the first entries is […]
The rain has been seemingly incessant. It was ingrained in me throughout my youth not to be a “complainer.” However, seeing as how I am now firmly into my middle age, I am, on occasion, given to indulging myself in a bit of complaining and I will tell you, I […]
A bit of wisdom gleaned from today’s reading, though certainly it has been said before, paraphrased: If you want golden eggs, don’t kill the golden goose.
The other day someone shared this great quote from Freddie Mercury that really spoke to me. I’ve found several versions of the quote. What that means […]
This quote works on so many levels. Human beings are perfectly imperfect. If you’re still making changes, that means you’re still learning new things.
Strung out on perfectionism and people pleasing. BOOM. ( Anne Lamott write up at Brain Pickings) I read this article/interview of Ethan Hawke the other day and how he’s […]
“The trouble with most people is, they think they have some right to you.” ~ Teri Skultety
“We are born at a given moment, in a given place, and like vintage years of wine, we have the qualities of the year and the Season, in which we are born.” ~ Carl Jung
“To free ourselves from the expectations of others, to give us back to ourselves, there lies the great singular power of self-respect.” ~ Joan Didion
imaginationis more importantthan knowledge. logic will take you from A to B imagination will take you everywhere. if at first an idea isn’t absurd there is no hope for it. where there is love there is no imposition. a person who never made any mistakes never tried anything new. great […]
The soul decreases in value with age, seemingly in direct proportion to the gravity involved with keeping ones posterior from slipping. Best not to sell it, at any price, the soul, or the posterior. Mark Twain didn’t say that.