Monthly Archives: August 2017

Magical Season

“Most important for us is that Roger is still hungry and willing to improve every day, After everything he has done and already won, the results this year have been amazing.”   Severin Luthi, Roger Federer’s long-time coach I’m the first … Continue reading

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“Labour Unrest”

“There are two kinds of discontent in this world: the discontent that works and the discontent that wrings its hands. The first gets what it wants, and the second loses what it had. There is no cure for the first … Continue reading

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Worth Having

“Nothing ever comes to one that is worth having, except as a result of hard work.”   Booker T. Washington “Nothing will work unless you do.”    Maya Angelou Over the weekend, I saw a long line of shiny yellow school buses … Continue reading

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Writing Pleasure

How to Enjoy Writing: A Book of Aid and Comfort — love this title! When I pulled this guide by Janet and Isaac Asimov off my shelf and leafed through it, a passage just leaped out at me: “To be … Continue reading

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Something Wonderful

I came across this poem by Ted Kooser in a “Poetry in Motion” selection the subway: A Map Of The World One of the ancient maps of the world is heart-shaped, carefully drawn and once washed with bright colors, though … Continue reading

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“Just Freelax”

When my son Alex was just a little tyke and we were busy running around one afternoon, he turned to me and said, “Just freelax, mom.””Freelax” — love that word! If we could all just “freelax,” things would be so … Continue reading

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Not Misunderstood

“Get at the heart of what is before you.”    Paul Cezanne “Don’t write merely to be understood. Write so that you cannot possibly be misunderstood.”    Robert Louis Stevenson Robert Louis Stevenson is one of those renaissance writers who seems to … Continue reading

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