Monthly Archives: February 2012

Eleven Easy Ways To Leap Into Action And Make A Difference

“Well done is better than well said.” — Benjamin Franklin When I started my challenge on the day after Christmas 2010, I wanted to give my time with intent to help someone, everyday. That way I could make a small and … Continue reading

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Double The Joy

“Not double trouble, but twice blessed.”  — Author Unknown I’m not sure that anyone who hasn’t had twins (or multiples) can fully appreciate what it’s like, but let me say it’s more than just double the diapers, double the tantrums … Continue reading

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Pure Nirvana

“Youth is a wonderful thing.  What a crime to waste it on children.” — George Bernard Shaw Ice cream. Hot dogs.  Whipped cream. Carmel things. Cake. Coca Cola. Cheese sauce. Bacon. Tortilla chips. Frosting. Gastronomical distress to an adult. Pure … Continue reading

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Stepping Off The Well-Beaten Path

“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I– I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.” — The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost A well-traveled path is well-beaten, but not always best. As I was picking … Continue reading

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I’d Have Nothing Left To Give

“If there’s something that you’re dreaming of then may it all come true, because you deserve it all…HAPPY BIRTHDAY.” — Unknown To the mother of my children, my spouse, and my friend – If I could give you everything you’ve … Continue reading

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Does A Letter Matter Anymore?

“Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness.” — Seneca In an age of instant communication, does a letter matter anymore? Does a handshake matter? How about a high-five? A fist bump? Is a kind word … Continue reading

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The Beauty And The Ugly

“No object is so beautiful that, under certain conditions, it will not look ugly.” — Oscar Wilde With great beauty, there is always a little ugliness. A few weeks ago, my son won a major prize in his school’s science … Continue reading

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