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Make Lunch Hour Meaningful

“Pick my left pocket of its silver dime, but spare the right – it holds my golden time! “ — Oliver Wendell Holmes Today I took the afternoon off so that I could teach Art Literacy at my daughter’s school. … Continue reading

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Cardboard Sign Beliefs

“When you are through changing, you are through.” — Bruce Barton There’s a stigma against changing our beliefs. Listen to a politician. They’re “never wrong.” They have honest, pure and unchanging values and we vote for them. Have someone accuse you … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 342 – Revving Up The Middle-Aged Engine

“Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.” — Henry Ford I am the proud owner of a middle aged … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 339 – Giving Time For A Bamboo

“Actually, I’m an overnight success, but it took twenty years” — Monty Hall Bamboo can grow at a rate of two inches per hour. But the poor bamboo farmer has a problem. It may grow quickly, but bamboo takes a … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 314 – Happy Endings

“A good ending is vital to a picture, the single most important element, because it is what the audience takes with them out of the theater.” — Walt Disney As I drove home from work, I was all set to … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 280 – No Response

Imagine you called your bank and they did not answer. What if you dropped off your car for service and they did not tell you when the car was done? Could you imagine submitting an insurance claim and receiving no … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 248 – We Are All Librarians

Responded to a non-profit’s question about membership only to make me realize that there is another intangible thing besides time which we can give.  Sparked.com once again provided me an opportunity to help out a non-profit. Today it was the Wilderness Education … Continue reading

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