Wednesday, December 11, 2013


…Here we are in the middle of the week and it’s freezing out.  Hope you’re staying warm and being productive, if in fact, you want to be.

…Yesterday a story I wrote the day before got erased from my computer.  That sucks.  I didn’t have a title for the piece, therefore didn’t save it, and thus it is a goner.  At least I didn’t like the story a whole lot.

…These are some things I like on a Wednesday:

“I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels. Life's a bitch. You've got to go out and kick ass.” Maya Angelou

“How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.” Henry David Thoreau

"The self is not something that one finds. It is something that one creates." Thomas Szasz

"You can make more friends in two months by becoming more interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get people interested in you." Dale Carnegie

"Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside them was superior to circumstances." Bruce Jones

"Making the decision to have a child - it's momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body." Elizabeth Stone

"Be of good cheer. Do not think of today's failures, but of the success that may come tomorrow. You have set yourselves a difficult task, but you will succeed if you persevere; and you will find a joy in overcoming obstacles." Helen Keller

"Live as you will wish to have lived when you are dying." Christian Furchtegott Gellert

"Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice; it is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved." William Jennings Bryan

“Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.” Desmond Tutu

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