“A single action can cause a life to veer off in a direction it was never meant to go.”~Anita Shreve American writer Anita Shreve was born on this day in 1946.
“Never to forget where we came from and always praise the bridges that carried us over.”~Fannie Lou Hamer American voting and women's rights activist, community organizer, and leader in the civil rights movement Fannie Lou Hamer was born on this day in 1917.
“Yesterday's the past, tomorrow's the future, but today is a gift. That's why it's called the present.”~Bil Keane American cartoonist Bil Keane was born on this day in 1922.
“No matter how rudely someone treats you, remain kind. Walking away at peace with yourself is worth it.”~Anne Rice American author of gothic fiction, Christian literature, and erotic literature Anne Rice was born on this day in 1941.
A week of phone calls morphed into another week of hurry up and wait. Our contractor is still crunching numbers, which means we’re still waiting for our estimates. I had a jury summons; luckily, all cases were settled this week. We still haven’t received our tax refund, even though we sent our taxes back in … Continue reading Rebuilding the Dream, Pt 53
“Our worst enemies here are not the ignorant and simple, however cruel; our worst enemies are the intelligent and corrupt.”~Graham Greene English writer and journalist Graham Greene was born on this day in 1904.
“Go out on a limb. That's where the fruit is.”~Jimmy Carter American philanthropist, author, and former politician Jimmy Carter was born on this day in 1924.
“One person of integrity can make a difference.”~Elie Wiesel Romanian-born American writer, professor, political activist, Nobel laureate, and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel was born on this day in 1928.
“A proverb is a short sentence based on long experience.”~Miguel de Cervantes Spanish writer Miguel de Cervantes was born on this day in 1547.
“There is a kind of magicness about going far away and then coming back all changed.”~Kate Douglas Wiggin American educator, author and composer Kate Douglas Wiggin was born on this day in 1856.