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Steve Jobs’ Quotes

Steve Jobs’ Quotes

We think the Mac will sell zillions, but we didn’t build the Mac for anybody else. We built it for ourselves. We were the group of people who were going to judge whether it was great or not. We weren’t going to go out and do market research. We just wanted to build the best … Continue reading


I photographed this sign in Italy, in front of a handicap parking space. The sign reads “Want  my spot? Get my handicap”. . . . linked to: Signs, signs

An Actual Craigslist Ad

I have bushes in my back yard that I want gone, and I have some that I just need cut down to a smaller size. There are maybe 3 or 4 I’d like gone, though. So, if you have a pair of those big tree scissor things and a hedge trimmer saw thingy…..I need your … Continue reading

Missing Dog Turns Up 600 Miles From Home

Sharing a great story from Deacon the German shepherd survived journey from Virginia to Florida About two weeks before Christmas, Deacon, an 85-pound German shepherd, went missing from his family home in rural Stuart, Va. During the first couple of days, Pamela Holt, her husband Keith, and their daughter Brooklyn, 3, weren’t terribly worried … Continue reading

Why It’s Healthy to Cry!

Have you ever curled up on the couch with a blanket and a box of tissues to watch a favorite tear-jerker, perhaps after a particularly nasty break-up? Romeo and Juliet, Titanic, Wuthering Heights, Brian’s Song(even guys shed a tear watching that one!) – any one of those or a hundred others can bring out the tissue … Continue reading

Dentist Appointment Moment

I thought it would be nice to include in my blog also those “milepebbles” that are not great moments to remember; and since I had the opportunity to take a couple of pictures while waiting for the doctor, well….here they are. Today I am grateful for a painless dentist appointment.

Notable #2 = Enjoy It!

I finally figured out the only reason to be alive is to enjoy it. [Rita Mae Brown] *** Today I am grateful for “surviving” an MRI

International Women’s Day 2009

International Women’s Day is celebrated around the world each year on 8 March. It is an important occasion to celebrate the achievements and gains made by women and to focus on the job still to do in working towards equality for women around the world. read more… In Italy every woman receives a bunch of … Continue reading


“Why resolutions don’t work.The reason most resolutions don’t work is that they address only one level of your life. The DO level. It’s the DO-HAVE-BE model. “I will DO this thing.” (i.e., Lose weight) “So I can HAVE this other thing” (Self-Esteem) and I can BE this thing. (Confident.)The average New Year’s Resolution doesn’t address … Continue reading

Clutter Control

A few tips to help get rid of “stuff” when attempting to confront clutter in a room: 1. Get rid of the largest items in the room first, this would make a noticeable improvement right away. 2. Clear the floor: use boxes, trash bags or laundry basket to collect items on the floor. You can … Continue reading


I really enjoyed these words by Steve Osborne [from one of his blog posts at The Writers Bag ] “Writing is therapy. Socrates claimed that the unexamined life is not worth living. Taking the time to honestly document your soul on paper is a powerful form of self-examination. It heals. It guides. It calms. It … Continue reading