Monthly Archives: September 2022

Something Wonderful

Autumn The morns are meeker than they were,The nuts are getting brown;The berry’s cheek is plumper,The rose is out of town. The maple wears a gayer scarf,The field a scarlet gown.Lest I should be old-fashioned,I’ll put a trinket on. Emily … Continue reading

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Ali’s Advice

In my rambles today, I came across a sheaf of quotes by Muhammad Ali, many of which seem fresh and energizing. He’s surely one guy who wrote his own story in his own way! Some of his words to ponder: … Continue reading

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Steve Survives

Here’s a story Steve Job told at a college commencement: “I was lucky. I found what I loved to do early in life. Wow and I started Apple in my parents’ garage when I was 20. We worked hard, and … Continue reading

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Wizardly Wells

“If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.” H.G. Wells Today, September 21, is the birthday of the legendary English author, H.G. Well, who challenged us to enter uncharted worlds and wrote more than 50 novels. He didn’t mince words! … Continue reading

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Simple Goals

An inspiring story: When the award-winning actor Kirk Douglas presented at the Academy Awards in 1997, it was a huge triumph for him. Not long before, he’d suffered a serious stroke that left him speaking with a stutter. To his … Continue reading

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Unstoppable Momentum

Sometimes we forget that life is’t a sprint, it’s a marathon. And to get where we want to go, we need to take one step at a time. We can get anything we want if we just keep going! Here … Continue reading

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Something Wonderful

Something Told the Wild Geese Rachel Field Something told the wild geeseIt was time to go.Though the fields lay goldenSomething whispered, — “Snow.” Leaves were green and stirring,  Berries, luster-glossed,But beneath warm feathers  Something cautioned, — “Frost.” All the sagging … Continue reading

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Inventing Life

“Evil is not something superhuman, it’s something less than human.” “These little grey cells. It is up to them.”Agatha Christie Author alert: Agatha Christie is the bestselling novelist of all time. Most widely known for her 66 detective novels and … Continue reading

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Out There

“Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far they can go.” T.S. Eliot Love this! For me, it calls to mind my major push to get my George Washington story about September ll, 1776 … Continue reading

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Catching Words

And the verse falls to the soul like dew to the pasture.”      Pablo Neruda “COLLECT WORDS! Buy your own dictionary. Read your dictionary every day. CIRCLE exciting words. The more words you know, the better you will be able to … Continue reading

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