Tag Archives: Happy

First Principles: Happy Fourth of July!

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” – Thomas Jefferson, in The Declaration of … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Be The First To Apologize, Forgive and Forget and Be the Best

“The first to apologize is the bravest.  The first to forgive is the strongest.  And the first to forget is the happiest…  True story.” – Anonymous    

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First Principles: Legal Immigrants Are Welcome To Join American Society and Conform To Our Established Rules

“Born in other countries, yet believing you could be happy in this, our laws acknowledge, as they should do, your right to join us in society, conforming, as I doubt not you will do, to our established rules.” —Thomas Jefferson … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Let Us Be Grateful To People Who Make Us Happy and Make Our Souls Blossom

“Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” – Marcel Proust    

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To Live and Die American

Flickr has broken my Flickr account.  Not sure what I will do for photographs now or if I’ll ever be able to retrieve them.  Meanwhile as I wait for their next response on the destruction they’ve done, I guess I’ll … Continue reading

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Hope In Love Becomes A Battlefield

Na/GloPoWriMo Day 22 challenges us to write a poem engaging another art form.  For me, it took but a moment to realize I would take on Robert Indiana’s LOVE sculpture.  Many reasons behind this I suppose, but, the largest of … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Bible Should Be Read and Applied To Our Daily Lives

“The Bible is the best of all books, for it is the word of God and teaches us the way to be happy in this world and in the next. Continue therefore to read it and to regulate your life … Continue reading

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A Vancouverite Current

The Na/GloPoWriM0 Day 15 challenge is to provide a Robert Brown or Shakespearian styled monologue sort of a poem.  I opted for a redo on Hamlet’s  “To Be or Not To Be” monologue. Kind of.. I opted for happy thoughts not … Continue reading

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Window Shopping

Life – it’s a flash, a bit of dash, and then maybe it’s over before we even know it’s begun… Window Shopping by Michael Romani It’s strange all those little things That make up our memory All the flashes and … Continue reading

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First Principles: Without Morals A Republic Cannot Subsist Any Length of Time

“Without morals a republic cannot subsist any length of time; they therefore who are decrying the Christian religion, whose morality is so sublime and pure (and) which insures to the good eternal happiness, are undermining the solid foundation of morals, … Continue reading

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