Animals and birds, know no borders. On the other hand, mankind knows where the borders are, and there lies the problem.
Idle thoughts Idle mind Its like living in a different time zone
So long as the universe had a beginning, we could suppose it had a creator. But if the universe is really completely self-contained, having no boundary or edge, it would have neither beginning nor end: it would simply be. What place, then, for a creator? ~Stephen Hawking
He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson
Innovations that are guided by smallholder farmers, adapted to circumstances, and sustainable for the economy and environment will be necessary to ensure food security in the future. ~Bill Gates
Food is as important as energy, as security, as the environment. Everything is linked together. ~Louise Fresco
When the mind is passive, then I know that I am with peace with myself.
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else. -Benjamin Franklin
I’m healthy, not wealthy, but wise.
What we imagine is order is merely the prevailing form of chaos. -Kerry Thomley
I spent a lot of time at the New York Public Library, the main branch. I was one of those people. If you ever spend a good amount of time there, you realize there are people who spend the entire day there. They’re bookish homeless people. -Lisa Yuskavage
You can spend the money on new housing for the poor people and the homeless, or you can spend it on a football stadium or a golf course. -Jello Biafra
The present and the past coexist, but the past shouldn’t be in flashback. ~Alain Resnais
Society is like a stew. If you don’t stir it up every once in a while then a layer of scum floats to the top. -Edward Abbey, American Author
“Don’t walk behind me; I may not lead. Don’t walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.” ~ Albert Camus
“Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers. You can fill your life up with ideas and still go home lonely. All you really have that really matters are feelings. That’s what music is to me.” – Janis Joplin”
Monday’s weather was strange. Rain, snow, freezing rain, constantly flipping around. It was like Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde type of day.
2020 is a leap year. So February has 29 days, meaning we will have to wait one extra day for Spring to begin.
Miserable, shitty weather, means I will resort to being the ‘hall monitor,’ thing, and do my walking in the halls and stairways. The plus side of it, is not having to wear a coat, and also get to smell the different aromas of the various meals, that are being concocted. Does it make me hungry,Continue reading “Walking Outdoors Is On Hold”
The future is staring right in front of you. Make the best of it.
There was never yet an uninteresting life. Such a thing is an impossibility. Inside of the dullest exterior is a drama, a comedy, and a tragedy. ~Mark Twain
“Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.” ~Bertrand Russell Unpopular Essays (1950) “Outline of Intellectual Rubbish”
The past is history. Time to move on.
Thinking positive about one’s self, is a good thing.
As of today (12/28), it will be three months of not having to inject insulin of any kind. It feels good knowing that I don’t need it anymore, unless I screw up by having to much sugar in one day. If the high reading doesn’t go down within a day and a half or so,Continue reading “No Insulin Needed”
Most days, I go on a few walks. Some long, some short. It helps immensely with burning off the sugar and carbs. I am happy with the glucose reading(s), as the are generally in the 90s to the low 100s. The end result: one happy camper.
“The world we see that seems so insane is the result of a belief system that is not working. To perceive the world differently, we must be willing to change our belief system, let the past slip away, expand our sense of now, and dissolve the fear in our minds.” ~William James
When it comes down to it, I let them think what they want. If they care enough to bother with what I do, then I’m already better than them. ~Marilyn Monroe
Helen Hayes, Marion Glasserow Gladney (1986). “Our Best Years”, Doubleday Books
Robert M. Hensel, Spanish Poet-Writer
Europe believes that providing clear labeling for genetically modified food is a consumer right, but such practice is absolutely opposed by vast majority of states in the U.S. -Zac Goldsmith
We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses. -Abraham Lincoln
All the problems of the world could be settled easily if men were only willing to think. The trouble is that men very often resort to all sorts of devices in order not to think, because thinking is such hard work. -Thomas J. Watson, American Scientist
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“The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do notContinue reading “Beautiful People”
Saw the diabetes doc (on Tuesday), and the great news is that my A1c is 6.2 which is good. No need for insulin which I have stopped using since the end of September. I only need to see him one more time, that being at the beginning of June. He told me I was doingContinue reading “Great News”
The morning cup of coffee has an exhilaration about it which the cheering influence of the afternoon or evening cup of tea cannot be expected to reproduce. ~Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
Robertson Davies, 1913 – 1995, Novelist
People spend too much time finding other people to blame, too much energy finding excuses for not being what they are capable of being, and not enough energy putting themselves on the line, growing out of the past, and getting on with their lives. -J. Michael Straczynski, American Producer – 1954 –
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My life is a simple thing that would interest no one. It is a known fact that I was born, and that is all that is necessary. ~Albert Einstein
To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children…to leave the world a better place…to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him. ~Soren Kierkegaard, Danish Philosopher
Money has never made man happy, nor will it, there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more of it one has the more one wants. ~Benjamin Franklin
life it is what it is: life
James Thurber – American Author and Comedian ~ 1894 – 1961
Stephen Covey, 1932 – 2012, Author
Steven M. Greer, Medical Doctor
Demitri Martin, American Comedian
People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion. ~Albert Einstein
“The future is a concept, it doesn’t exist. There is no such thing as tomorrow. There never will be, because time is always now. That’s one of the things we discover when we stop talking to ourselves and stop thinking. We find there is only present, only an eternal now.” ~ Alan Watts — AlanContinue reading “The future is a concept …..”
“The Harper Book of Quotations Revised Edition”. Book by Robert I. Fitzhenry, p. 356, 1993.
“Readers recommend: songs about control” by Peter Kimpton, http://www.theguardian.com. March 5, 2015.
thinking silently a smattering of thoughts are swirling in my mind nothing bad nothing harmful nothing slanderous just normal thinking that I usually do throughout the course of the day
what keeps me going one step at a time one day at a time think positive watch what i eat drink plenty of water
“Practice any art, music, singing, dancing, acting, drawing, painting, sculpting, poetry, fiction, essays, reportage, no matter how well or badly, not to get money and fame, but to experience becoming, to find out what’s inside you, to make your soul grow.” ~ Kurt Vonnegut “Kurt Vonnegut Once Sent This Amazing Letter To A High School”Continue reading “Practice any art ….”
“A man who lies to himself, and believes his own lies becomes unable to recognize truth, either in himself or in anyone else, and he ends up losing respect for himself and for others. When he has no respect for anyone, he can no longer love, and, in order to divert himself, having no loveContinue reading “A Man who lies to himself ….”
Movies are not novels, and that’s why, when filmmakers try to adapt novels, particularly long or complex novels, the result is almost failure. It can’t be done. ~Paul Auster
Russell Means, B. November 10, 1939 – D. October 22, 2012