Monthly Archives: January 2020

Unpredictable Play

Play is how children best first learn.  Maybe it’s that way throughout all of life? Unpredictable Play by Michael Romani Life, she says, is truly best When it’s lived an unpredictable test Where attention is paid like a guest Requiring … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: As Obstacles Arise, Change the Direction To Reach Your Goal; Not Your Decision To Get There

“When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.” – Zig Ziglar      

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First Principles: There Is No Greater Mistake Than Doing Nothing Because Only Little Could Be Done

“Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.” – Edmund Burke, statesman and writer (12 Jan 1729-1797)    

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Kid Lost In Story

What’s the difference between a kid at play and an artist lost in art? Give up?  Maybe me too…. Kid Lost In Story by Michael Romani Hand sketched And mentally stretched The artist knows her caper Put down as it … Continue reading

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A Victorian Legacy

Have you ever read all of the Dickens works?  I know most of us are familiar with A Christmas Carol, David Copperfield and perhaps a few more.  But, what a time and age to live through with all of its … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Praise God That Believing Souls Give Light In Darkness, Comfort In Despair

“Now, God be praised, that to believing souls gives light in darkness, comfort in despair.” – William Shakespeare      

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First Principles: Facts Are Stubborn Things

“Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclination, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.” – John Adams (1770)    

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Finished Ideas

To design for toying or for play allows the imagination to stray.  Does it not? Finished Ideas by Michael Romani Finished ideas Have no place In the imagination All idylls To embrace With our fascination The only limitation Is that … Continue reading

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First Principles: We All Agree In the Obligation of the Moral Principles of Jesus and Nowhere Will They Be found Delivered In Greater Purity Than In His Discourses

“We all agree in the obligation of the moral principles of Jesus and Nowhere Will They Be Found Delivered In Greater Purity Than In His Discourses.” – Thomas Jefferson    

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Thought For the Day: An Armed Society Is A Polite Society

“An armed society is a polite society.” – Robert A. Heinlein (1907-1988)      

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