Monthly Archives: October 2017

Happy Halloween!

I love Halloween! After carving my pumpkin, I can’t wait to see all the kids on my street in their cute costumes. Last year, it was fairies, princesses, and more than one Cleopatra! And speaking of Halloween, here’s a heart-warming … Continue reading

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Serious Daring

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.   Oscar Wilde “I had been my whole life a bell and never knew it until at that moment I was lifted and struck.”   Annie Dillard “A sheltered life can be a daring life … Continue reading

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Something Wonderful

A moonlit night full of laughter and fairies and princesses and more than one Cleopatra, a touch of holiday fun: HALLOWEEN A gentle breeze rustling the dry cornstalks. A sound is heard, a goblin walks. A harvest moon suffers a … Continue reading

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Witty Words

To amuse and inspire us, here are a selection of words from a Washington Post contest in which readers were asked to supply alternate meanings for everyday words: Flabbergasted, (adj.):   Appalled by discovering how much weight one has gained. … Continue reading

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Play On

“Houston, we don’t have a problem.”    Sports commentator It’s October: World Series time. As a diehard Yankees fan, I was disappointed that my favorite team didn’t make it to the big series, but I’ve been totally inspired by the Houston … Continue reading

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Every Day

“To be is to do.”    Immanuel Kant Alan Bean — a Naval officer, test pilot, engineer, and NASA astronaut — has some words of wisdom for us today about nurturing a dreams. As the fourth man to work on the … Continue reading

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Strong Wings

  “If there is no struggle, there is no progress.” Frederick Douglass “Your dreams always lie outside your comfort zone.” Coach Mike Tully “A man’s reach should exceed his grasp, or what’s a heaven for?”   Robert Browning A story worth … Continue reading

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