Tag Archives: Long

Thought For the Day: Christmas Will Always Be As Long As We Stand Heart To Heart and Hand In Hand

“Christmas will always be as long as we stand heart to heart and hand in hand.” – Dr. Suess

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Two of A Pair

Two of A Pairby Michael DoyleThat life would change and I’d be blessedWas something, I’d never have guessedUntil that day you looked my lonely wayLeaving me breathless and hoping to sayThat there might come some magical dayWhen I knew that … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: So Long As the Human Spirit Thrives On This Planet, Music In Some Living Form Will Accompany And Sustain It

“So long as the human spirit thrives on this planet, music in some living form will accompany and sustain it.” – Aaron Copland

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Thought For the Day: The Greatest Gift A Parent Can Give A Child Is Unconditional Love

“The greatest gift a parent can give a child is unconditional love. As a child wanders and strays, finding his bearings, he needs a sense of absolute love from a parent. There’s nothing wrong with tough love, as long as … Continue reading

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Engulfed In A Church of Transition

Claude De Bussy’s music started a tonal revolution that brought with it an entirely different way of looking at music.   It’s simply amazing in its tonal fluidity and how it transformed art music. Debussy’s Engulfed Cathedral:   Engulfed In A … Continue reading

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Indiana Back Hills

I am not sure really how Google’s mapping GPS works.  It usually gives me the most direct and quickest route to my destination.  On my way home last night, I received directions that could not have possibly have been the … Continue reading

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First Principles: Having Lived Long, I Have Many Instances of Being Obligated…To Change My Opinions… I Thought Right But Found To Be Otherwise

“Having lived long, I have experienced many instances of being obligated, by better information or fuller consideration, to change my opinions even on important subjects, which I thought right but found to be otherwise.” – Benjamin Franklin, Speech on Sept. … Continue reading

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First Principles: As Long As Marriage Exists, Knowledge, Property and Influence Will Accumulate In Families

“As long as Property exists, it will accumulate in Individuals and Families. As long as Marriage exists, Knowledge, Property and Influence will accumulate in Families.” – John Adams, in Letter to Abigail Adams  (July 17, 1775)      

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First Principles: Wish Not As Much To Live Long As To Live Well

“Wish not as much to live long as to live well.” – Benjamin Franklin, in Poor Richards Almanack (1746)      

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Remonstration

The 28th Day of Na/GloPoWriMo asks for optional prompt of recalling our favorite bedrooms in the manner of our choosing.  Mostly what I remember growing up shouldn’t be. Remonstration by Michael Doyle Looking back without much remonstration I recall how … Continue reading

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