“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.
“Wisdom comes from experience. Experience is often a result of lack of wisdom.”~Terry Pratchett English humorist, satirist, and fantasy author Terry Pratchett was born on this day in 1948.
“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.
“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
“There's nothing wrong with being afraid. It's not the absence of fear, it's overcoming it. Sometimes you've got to blast through and have faith.”~Emma Watson English actress, model, and activist Emma Watson was born on this day in 1990.
“Keep on beginning and failing. Each time you fail, start all over again, and you will grow stronger until you have accomplished a purpose—not the one you began with perhaps, but one you'll be glad to remember.”~Anne Sullivan American teacher Anne Sullivan was born on this day in 1866.
“Never think you've seen the last of anything.”~Eudora Welty American short story writer, novelist and photographer Eudora Welty was born on this day in 1909.
“Tolerance ain't the same as acceptance, even though we all wish it was.”~Amy Ray American singer-songwriter Amy Ray was born on this day in 1964.
Now that the weather has shifted from Winter to Spring, we are starting to get phone calls and emails regarding our property and building. Methinks our life is about to kick into high gear. We managed to finally complete the federal disaster aid application and get it submitted. What a pain that was, but it’s … Continue reading Rebuilding the Dream, Pt 28
“If you haven't forgiven yourself something, how can you forgive others.”~Dolores Huerta American labor leader and civil rights activist Dolores Huerta was born in 1930.