Monthly Archives: December 2011

Slow Down

“All my life I have got tremendous pleasure out of good story telling, good yarns that have taken me to places I have never been and shown me life styles and periods that I have never known. When I started … Continue reading

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Stage Left

Have you ever read one of those long paragraphs in which the writer tells you absolutely everything about a character’s movements or actions in excruciating detail? Boring, isn’t it? Exhaustive descriptions like these leave nothing to the reader’s imagination and … Continue reading

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Stage Left

Have you ever read one of those long paragraphs in which the writer tells you absolutely everything about a character’s movements or actions in excruciating detail? Boring, isn’t it? Exhaustive descriptions like these leave nothing to the reader’s imagination and … Continue reading

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Have Patience

“Have patience with yourself. You have big dreams and big goals and are doing everything right, but you are probably frustrated that things are taking so long. Lighten up on yourself, while you keep working. Learning things, planning things, and … Continue reading

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SMART Goals

“The discipline of writing something down is the first step toward making it happen.” Lee Iacocca) I just came across an interesting approach that has “author” written all over it. It’s a goal-setting strategy called “SMART Goals” created by George … Continue reading

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New Books

When I think back to holidays that I enjoyed most, books were often part pf them. Even today, holiday time for my family and me often involves giving books. Alex has been studying urban spaces at Middlebury and asked for … Continue reading

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Little tree

Little silent Christmas tree You are so little You are more like a flower Who found you in the green forest And were you very sorry to come away? See I will comfort you. Because you smell so sweetly I … Continue reading

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