“Change your life today. Don't gamble on the future, act now, without delay.”~Simone de Beauvoir French writer, intellectual, existentialist philosopher, political activist, feminist and social theorist Simone de Beauvoir was born on this day in 1908.
“You've got to follow that dream, wherever that dream may lead.”~Elvis Presley American singer, musician and actor Elvis Presley was born on this day in 1935.
“Be fearless. Have the courage to take risks. Go where there are no guarantees. Get out of your comfort zone even if it means being uncomfortable. The road less traveled is sometimes fraught with barricades, bumps, and uncharted terrain. But it is on that road where your character is truly tested.”~Katie Couric American television and … Continue reading Random Quote for January 7, 2021
“No amount of anxiety makes any difference to anything that is going to happen.”~Alan Watts British writer and speaker Alan Watts was born on this day in 1915.
“The problem with the Internet is that it gives you everything—reliable material and crazy material. So the problem becomes, how do you discriminate?”~Umberto Eco Italian medievalist, philosopher, semiotician, cultural critic, political and social commentator, and novelist Umberto Eco was born on this day in 1932.
“Live your life as an Exclamation rather than an Explanation.”~Isaac Newton English mathematician, physicist, astronomer, theologian, and author Isaac Newton was born on this day in 1642.
Now that the old storage unit is cleared out, we can begin to look to the task ahead—cleaning up the remains of our life before the wildfire. The last time First Reader and I went up with a couple of friends, we were only able to investigate a few to several feet in from the … Continue reading Rebuilding the Dream, Pt 14
“The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.”~Isaac Asimov American writer and professor of biochemistry Isaac Asimov was born on this day in 1920.
“Let each new year find you a better person.”~Benjamin Franklin
Reflecting on 2020 Christmas has come and gone, and we all look forward to a brighter year. Up until the last three months, I found 2020 to be more of an annoyance than anything else. Because of the pandemic, we were grounded, so to speak. Covid-19 was on the loose around the world, and people, … Continue reading Rebuilding the Dream, Pt 13