“There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.”~Edith Wharton American novelist, short story writer, and designer, Edith Wharton was born on this day in 1862.
Still no movement on the house. Our sales rep and the builder are as frustrated as we are, judging by the email string. Our disaster loan case manager asked for the closing documents and the building permit. We can’t provide these things until we get approval from the state. Our building plans are bogged down … Continue reading Rebuilding the Dream, Pt 69
“One man's bane is another's bliss.”~Robert E. Howard American sword and sorcery author Robert E. Howard was born on this day in 1906.
“The smallest deed is better than the grandest intention.~Roger Nash Baldwin One of the founders of the American Civil Liberties Union, Roger Nash Baldwin was born on this day in 1884.
(C) 2020, JJ Shaun I have never been much for journaling on the regular. Many of my daily journal entries end up the same, “the weather was nice, nothing much happened, the end.” Oh, I’ve had periods in my life where I tried to build a habit, but it never lasted long enough to miss … Continue reading Art as Therapy
Today’s word came from a random word generator. Follow me on Facebook: @jjshaunauthor. Today’s Word Part of Speech noun Definition ethics plural in form but singular or plural in construction: the discipline dealing with what is good and bad and with moral duty and obligationa. set of moral principles: a theory or system of moral … Continue reading Wednesday Word for January 19, 2022
“Every time something bad happens to me, I don't ask the question, ‘Why did it happen to me?’ The question I ask is, ‘Why did it happen for me?’”~Elijah Cummings American politician and civil rights advocate Elijah Cummings was born on this day in 1951.
“It's your outlook on life that counts. If you take yourself lightly and don't take yourself too seriously, pretty soon you can find the humor in our everyday lives. And sometimes it can be a lifesaver.”~Betty White American actress, comedian, game show panelist, sitcom producer, television personality, and animal rights activist Betty White was born … Continue reading Random Quote for January 17, 2022
We talked with a loan officer this week about the latest loan modification. Our loan amount has been increased, which, of course, means higher payments. That should be okay as long as our rental is paid off sooner than later (it’s close). The next step should be getting a phone call from our case manager … Continue reading Rebuilding the Dream, Pt 68
“I have no more to say except this: We must live with our own conscience.”~Ernest Gaines American author Ernest Gaines was born on this day in 1933.