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Thought For the Day: Happiness Is Not Ready-Made. It Comes From Your Own Actions.

“Happiness is not ready-made.  It comes from your own actions.”  – Dalai Lama    

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I was watching a bit heralding the advent of computers and all that has happened in so short a time.   It’s true and it’s fascinating.  But how long do you think it took me to think of the flipside?  … Continue reading

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First Principles: Be Frugal of Your Time. It Is One of the Best Jewels We Have

“Be frugal of your time. It is one of the best jewels we have.” – Matthew Hale    

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First Principles: Be At War With Your Vices, At Peace With Your Neighbors and Let Every New Year Find You A Better Person

“Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man.” – Benjamin Franklin    

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Short Form Poetry: In Your Name

From the short form poetry workshop last night.  It is a form called anaphora.  These are the notes from the first notecard explaining the concept: “Anaphora is a poetic technique. From the Free Dictionary The first definition for anaphora is … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Guard Your Kindness Within; Knowing How To Give Without Hesitation; Lose Without Regret and Acquire Without Meanness

“Guard within yourself that treasure, kindness. Know how to give without hesitation, how to lose without regret, how to acquire without meanness.” – George Sand [pen name of Amantine-Aurore-Lucile Dupin], novelist (1 Jul 1804-1876)    

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Thought For the Day: Your Success and Happiness Lies In You

“Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.”  – Helen Keller      

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