“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.
“To take for granted one's blessings is a damage to the soul, and in time one will lose them, simply from lack of care. One should never tire of nourishing and treasuring all that is lovely.”~Anne Perry English author Anne Perry was born on this day in 1938.
“Sometimes painful things can teach us lessons that we didn't think we needed to know.”~Amy Poehler American actress, comedian, writer, producer, and director Amy Poehler was born on this day in 1971.
The World Trade Center I was driving to work when the first plane struck. The radio, set to the local National Public Radio station, reported a scene from a disaster movie as American Airlines Flight 11 impacted the North Tower of the World Trade Center complex in New York City. Only this wasn’t a disaster … Continue reading Twenty Years Later
“If we really want to be full and generous in spirit, we have no choice but to trust at some level.”~Rita Dove American poet and essayist Rita Dove was born n this day in 1952.
“The strength of a civilization is not measured by its ability to fight wars, but rather by its ability to prevent them.”~Gene Roddenberry American television screenwriter, producer, and creator of the Star Trek franchise Gene Roddenberry was born on this day in 1921.
“Every time an old person dies, it's like a library burning down.”~Alex Haley American historian, author, and U.S. Coast Guard journalist Alex Haley was born on this day in 1921.
“Passion is the bridge that takes you from pain to change.”~Frida Kahlo Mexican painter Frida Kahlo was born on this day in 1907.
“If you let a person talk long enough you'll hear their true intentions. Listen twice, speak once.”~Tupac Shakur American rapper, songwriter, and actor Tupac Shakur was born on this day in 1971.
“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.