Monthly Archives: October 2011

Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 304 – Process Over Product

“The journey is the reward.” — Chinese proverb Chinese watercolor was the subject of the school’s Art Literacy program today where I volunteered. Students practiced brush strokes in a precise and repetitive manner. Wrists steady, fingers lightly gripping the brushes. Bamboo … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 303 – You Don’t Have To Be “Great” To Do Great Things

“Really great people make you feel that you, too, can become great.” — Mark Twain It has been said that great people make the people around them great. A great athlete pushes his teammates to be champions. A great actor … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 302 – Collard Greens, Rugby And A Violin

“Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You.” — Dr. Seuss Every single person is a unique combination of experience and talent that has never been seen before in … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 301 – The One Thing We Can Control, Our Attitude

“You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.” — Brian Tracy I did something a little different tonight. I … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 300 – Use The Right Yardstick

“Never lose sight of the fact that the most important yardstick of your success will be how you treat other people – your family, friends, and coworkers, and even strangers you meet along the way. “ — Barbara Bush It … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 299 – Judge Anyone Today?

“Judgements prevent us from seeing the good that lies beyond appearances.” — Wayne Dyer Think about how many times you judge strangers every day. Do we drive down the street and silently say “Idiot!” to the car with the stupid bumper … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 298 – Sign Me Up!

“Words are but the signs of ideas.” — Samuel Johnson I signed up today. It was my first day to update the reader board at my daughter’s school. It was remarkably easy and only took about 20 minutes to do. … Continue reading

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