“Nobody will believe in you unless you believe in yourself.”~Liberace American pianist, singer, and actor Liberace was born on this day in 1919.
More phone calls, more waiting. Although a few things of note happened this week. The escrow paperwork is DocuSigned and off to the lender’s legal department for approval. If it goes anything like most of this process, we might have to endure a round or three of edits back and forth before we have a … Continue reading Rebuilding the Dream, Pt 84
“Jealousy… is a mental cancer.”~B. C. Forbes Scottish-American financial journalist, author, and publisher B. C. Forbes was born on this day in 1880.
“I think many writers write because it's a convenient way to explain themselves to themselves. We take the chaos and the turmoil and the bullshit of our lives, and we make it into something that has a harmonious shape and sound.”~Armistead Maupin American writer Armistead Maupin was born on this day in 1944.
(C) 2019, JJ Shaun May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and I’d like to talk a bit about this often-neglected area of our overall health. As I shared last week, I battle depression. I don’t say I “suffer” from the disorder because I’m a fighter and refuse to lay down and let it have its … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Month
Today’s word came from a newspaper article. Follow me on Facebook: @jjshaunauthor. Today’s Word Part of Speech verb Definition To abolish by authoritative action.To treat as nonexistent: to fail to do what is required by (something, such as a responsibility).To put aside; put an end to. History The first known use of abrogate was circa … Continue reading Wednesday Word for May 11, 2022
“People think they own time. They have watches and clocks and digital pulses. But they are wrong. Time owns them.~Caroline B. Cooney(2012). “The Time Travelers: Volume One” American author Caroline B. Cooney was born on this day in 1947.
“The secret of happiness is not in doing what one likes, but in liking what one does.”~James M. Barrie Scottish novelist and playwright James M. Barrie was born on this day in 1860.
Monday started with a flurry of phone calls to determine how far our project progressed while we rested and relaxed in Vegas. Our contractor had to tweak the building plans, so those went back to the engineer and draftsman. When he gets those back and approves them, he’ll take them down to the county building … Continue reading Rebuilding the Dream, Pt 83
“To do good things in the world, first you must know who you are and what gives meaning to your life.”~Robert Browning English poet and playwright Robert Browning was born on this day in 1812.