“Before you go to bed, write down three 'gratefuls' for the day and three 'did wells' (they can even include something as simple as doing the laundry)-the results can be amazing!”~Carol Burnett American actress, comedian, singer, and writer Carol Burnett was born on this day in 1933.
Most of the week was cold and snowy, so we weren’t able to get up to the property to get anything done there or at our storage unit. Had we known this would be such a quiet week, we would have headed to Las Vegas for a much-needed getaway. Ah well, hindsight is 20/20. We … Continue reading Rebuilding the Dream, Pt 30
“We cannot defend freedom abroad by deserting it at home.”~Edward R. Murrow American broadcast journalist and war correspondent Edward R. Murrow was born on this day in 1908.
“Be brave and clear. Follow your heart and don't be overly influenced by outside factors. Be true to yourself.”~Shirley Temple American actress, singer, dancer, businesswoman, and diplomat Shirley Temple was born on this day in 1928.
“Happiness is a wondrous commodity: the more you give, the more you have.”~Madame de Staël French scholar and political theorist Madame de Staël was born on this day in 1766.
“We all have our baggage, and I think the trick is not resisting it but accepting it, understanding that the worst experience has a valuable gift wrapped inside if you're willing to receive it.”~Jeannette Walls American author and journalist Jeannette Walls was born on this day in 1960.
“Our differences in beliefs do not truly separate us, or elevate us over others. Rather, they highlight the rich tapestry that is humanity.”~George Takei American actor, author, and activist George Takei was born on this day in 1937.
“When we learn about ourselves, we can evolve.”~Dar Williams American pop folk singer-songwriter Dar Williams was born on this day in 1967.
Five or six years ago, we redecorated our living room. In the process, we boxed a bunch of stuff up and took it to a storage unit we had in town. That storage unit, like my mother’s, has stayed relatively untouched all these years. (C) 2021, JJ ShaunWe got a bunch of packing material out … Continue reading Rebuilding the Dream, Pt 29
“All that we know about those we have loved and lost is that they would wish us to remember them with a more intensified realization of their reality. What is essential does not die but clarifies. The highest tribute to the dead is not grief but gratitude.”~Thornton Wilder American playwright and novelist Thornton Wilder was … Continue reading Random Quote for April 17, 2021