“If you’re not having fun, you’re not doing it right.” ~Prof. Greg Scott “To truly laugh, you must be able to take your pain and play with it.” ~Charlie Chapman Note: Some of you may recall this post, which was originally published on November 28, 2017 - almost exactly one year ago! Its message felt especially … Continue reading Joy to the Resistance: the Power of Good Cheer
Each one of us can make a difference. Together, we make change. ~Senator Barbara Mikulski It's a refrain I hear often. "I'm just not important enough." As in: "It's not like my comments really make a difference anyway. I'm only one person. That's just not enough." Or: "I've been donating $5 a month, but that's just not … Continue reading The Danger of Feeling Insignificant
Here comes the sun, and I say. It's alright. ~The Beatles. A sunrise begins with one ray of light. That one ray is soon joined by others. Then still others. Then even more. And then, it's morning. The results we had last Tuesday were ... perfect. I'm not being overly optimistic here. In fact, the … Continue reading A Ray of Light?
Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago. ~Warren Buffett Today is many things. An anniversary. A test. A deadline. It's the culmination of efforts - large and small - from people across the country. There will be people who win, and others who lose. There will … Continue reading You Planted a Seed.
It is time for us to stand and cheer for the doer, the achiever, the one who recognizes the challenge and does something about it. ~Vince Lombardi Danger and deliverance make their advances together; and it is only in the last push that one or the other takes the lead. ~Thomas Paine Push yourself again … Continue reading What We’ve Been Waiting For
Ask yourself: Can I give more? The answer is usually yes. ~Paul Tergat, Kenyan Professional Marathoner Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose. ~Lyndon B. Johnson If you’ve ever trained for a marathon, you probably know what a "fast finish" is. It’s a term for saving a wee … Continue reading Run Through the Tape
Women have had to put up with this bullshit for way too long. ~Sen. Mazie Hirono Some days I am more wolf than woman, and I am still learning how to stop apologizing for my wild. ~Nikita Gill Maybe it was the way that she delivered those words - "Does that work for you?" - in the … Continue reading Does That Work For You?