“When you do something noble and beautiful and nobody noticed, do not be sad. For the sun every morning is a beautiful spectacle and yet most of the audience still sleeps.”
~ John Lennon
“Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.”
~ William Ellery Channing
Now that the Coronavirus Covid-19 has showed up in the White House, is all I have to say is, “What goes around, comes around.”
There are two kinds of truths: truth of reasoning and truths of fact. Truths of reasoning are necessary and their opposite is impossible; those of fact are contingent and their opposite is possible.
~ Gottfried Leibniz
Nothing is more fairly distributed than common sense: no one thinks he needs more of it than he already has.
Life is the fire that burns and the sun that gives light. Life is the wind and the rain and the thunder in the sky. Life is matter and is earth, what is and what is not, and what beyond is in Eternty.
~ Lucius Annaeus Seneca
“Look for 3 things in a person. Intelligence, Energy, & Integrity.
If they don’t have the last one, don’t even bother with the first two.”
~ Warren Buffett
May 9th, it is snowing, windy and 34 F degrees, with a windchill of 29 F. Yikes!
To keep my sanity intact, I tend to not pay much attention to what number 45 has to say. I’m pretty sure most of you would know who I’m talking about.
I’m really liking the cleaner air, as it makes the walks more enjoyable.
People expect Byzantine, Machiavellian logic from politicians. But the truth is simple. Trial lawyers learn a good rule: ‘Don’t decide what you have to decide.’ That’s not evasion, it’s wisdom.
I’m into the law of attraction and quantum physics. Like cosmic ordering. It’s all about thinking lovely things that you would like in life, and feeling good about them before the manifest, so that by the time they do, you don’t want them because you’re on to your next desire.
When I hear somebody sigh, ‘Life is hard,’ I am always tempted to ask, ‘Compared to what?’
Sydney J. Harris
“One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon instead of enjoying the roses that are blooming outside our windows today.”
~ Dale Carnegie
You can’t get nothing from nothing. There!
In a world of lies and liars, an honest work of art is always an act of social responsibility.
The other day, I did a phone visit with the Endocrinologist. He was very happy with the average morning glucose results, which was 117 average for the last 30 days. My weight is between 136-140, and was glad to hear that to. With that said, I no longer have to see him, and he wished me well. So glad to keep the type 2 diabetes under control.
Isn’t it funny how day by day nothing changes but when you look back everything is different.
C. S. Lewis
When the coffee is good, then I’m good to go.
Taking my second walk of the early evening, I did not see any other people, nor an auto passing by me in either direction. It was pure silence, and I was thinking, this how it must be on a no-mans island in the middle of the ocean. And then, the silence could be deafening, or golden. I guess it depends how one looks at it.
“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” by Emily Thomas, http://www.huffingtonpost.com. October 6, 2014.
The fact that religion plays such a part in how people vote troubles me, troubles me as a minister’s daughter. Because I always felt that the separation of church and state was what our forefathers and foremothers really fought for.
The coronavirus has turned the world upside down, inside out, and will probably never be the same.
For the first time in history we can track the evolution of a pandemic in real time. Influenza viruses are notorious for their rapid mutation and unpredictable behavior.
Science and fiction both begin with similar questions: What if? Why? How does it all work? But they focus on different areas of life on earth.
What necessity is there to dwell on the Past, when the Present is so much surer-the Future so much brighter?
With the current situation going on, all we can do is it live it one day at a time.
The secret is the answer to all that has been, all that is, and all that will ever be.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
When I took one of my evening strolls, I saw less than a half dozen people doing the same thing. As for traffic, that has gone down too. I could practically walk down the middle of what some are the busier streets in my city, and this is before sunset. Eerie! The one good thing about the air, it is cleaner, which makes it more enjoyable to walk in.
If your problem has a solution then… why worry about it? If your problem doesn’t have solution then… why worry about it?
Welcome to the new reality.
“Music may not make you a genius, or rich, or even a better person. But it helps train you to think differently, to process different points of view — and most important, to take pleasure in listening.”
Took a walk in the heavy, wet snow. Of course I got kind of wet, I mean really wet, and I seen two other people outside, doing the same thing. It was enjoyable walk, and it helps keep the sugar in check, and also helps with keeping the mind focused.
In these dire times, I reccomend a good walk and enjoy every minute of it.
With all that is going on in the world, my coffee imbibing has started to increase. Is it a good or bad thing?