“This life is yours. Take the power to choose what you want to do and do it well. Take the power to love what you want in life and love it honestly. Take the power to walk in the forest and be a part of nature. Take the power to control your own life. No … Continue reading Random Quote for May 23, 2023
Random Quote for May 22, 2023
“Acceptance, under someone else’s terms, is worse than rejection.” ~Mary Cassatt American painter and printmaker Mary Cassatt was born on this day in 1844.
Rebuilding the Dream, Pt 136
Rain, rain, you’re too wet,Go away ‘til our house is set. That’s the mood at the moment. Rain has been our latest nemesis trying to get the house finished. For the last two weeks, we’ve seen more rainy days than sunny days. This is unusual for a region that normally sees more than three hundred … Continue reading Rebuilding the Dream, Pt 136
Random Quote for May 20, 2023
“It is easy to sit up and take notice. What is difficult is getting up and taking action.” ~Honoré de Balzac French novelist and playwright Honoré de Balzac was born on this day in 1799.
Random Quote for May 19, 2023
“There’s always going to be bad stuff out there. But here’s the amazing thing—light trumps darkness, every time. You stick a candle into the dark, but you can’t stick the dark into the light.” ~Jodi Picoult American writer Jodi Picoult was born on this day in 1966.
Random Quote for May 18, 2023
“The best stories come from real life.” ~Diane English American screenwriter, producer, and director Diane English was born on this day in 1948.
Random Quote for May 17, 2023
“Happiness lies not in finding what is missing, but in finding what is present.” ~Tara Brach American psychologist and author Tara Brach was born on this day in 1953.
Random Quote for May 16, 2023
“Change is not a threat to your life, but an invitation to live.” ~Adrienne Rich American poet, essayist, non-fiction writer, and feminist Adrienne Rich was born on this day in 1929.
Random Quote for May 15, 2023
“The past is never where you think you left it.” ~Katherine Anne Porter American journalist, essayist, short story writer, novelist, poet and political activist Katherine Anne Porter was born on this day in 1890.
Rebuilding the Dream, Pt 135
Mr. Sub-Contractor contacted me on Wednesday morning with pictures of snow patches covering the ground where the slab was to be poured. Temperatures were hovering near freezing. Needless to say, the weather tantrum Tuesday night put a temporary halt on our latest efforts to get the house completed. sigh The concrete folks rescheduled for Friday. … Continue reading Rebuilding the Dream, Pt 135