Monthly Archives: April 2017

Something Wonderful

Wind on the Hill A.A. Milne No one can tell me, Nobody knows Where the wind comes from, Where the wind goes. It’s flying from somewhere As fast as it can, I couldn’t keep up with it, Not if I … Continue reading

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Indies Inspire!

“For some of us, books are as important as almost anything else on earth.” Anne Lamott, Bird by Bird This Saturday, April 29, is Independent Bookstore Day. So put on your dancing shoes and get thee to thy nearest independent … Continue reading

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Wild Wilde

“Be yourself, everyone else is already taken.” Oscar Wilde is a favorite of mine. Perhaps its his amazing range: He could go from 0 to 60 in a heartbeat, from the wicked humor of The Importance of Being Earnest to … Continue reading

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“Only Underestimators”

“In life, there are no overachievers, only underestimators.”  Rich Ruffalo,  Olympic athlete A story from Nancy Stokes Milnes, wife of the world-famous baritone, Sherrill Milnes, as told to The New York Opera Newsletter: “Once Sherrill and I were having dinner … Continue reading

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Reaching Higher

“If you want something you’ve never had, you must be willing to do something you’ve never done.”     Thomas Jefferson There’ so much to ponder — and act upon — here! So often, We’re willing and eager when it comes to … Continue reading

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Blushing Bard

Advertising. Bloodstained. Cold-blooded. Fashionable. Hobnob. Moonbeam. New-fangled. Puking. Swagger. Worthless. Zany. Words coined by Shakespeare It’s been 400 years since Shakespeare shook off his mortal coil and in honor of the anniversary of his passing, April 23rd, it seemed appropriate … Continue reading

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Something Wonderful

Satruday is Earth Day: All around the world people are celebrating its beauty and fragility. Since it is also National Poetry Month, I wanted to share a favorite poem with you: God’s World Edna St. Vincent Millay O world, I … Continue reading

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