Thoughts and Reflections

You Are Extraordinary!

You Are Extraordinary!

The Title picture - An Extraordinary Musical Dog, before 1805 Philip Reinagle, R.A. (British, 1749–1833) "No one lives an average life" - Unknown I...

Irks, Ills and All Around Annoyances

Irks, Ills and All Around Annoyances

“The only way an annoyance can bring you down is if you let it.” ― Frank Sonnenberg This week presented a few situations in which I was reminded...

Bonafide and True

Bonafide and True

  “I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live up to what light I have.” ― Abraham Lincol...

Trust and Confidence, Watching it Grow

Trust and Confidence, Watching it Grow

“Look well into thyself; there is a source of strength which will always spring up if thou wilt always look.”  ― Marcus Aurelius When I think abo...

Next Stop: Your Imagination

Next Stop: Your Imagination

“I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination enci...

Leaving Well Enough Alone

Leaving Well Enough Alone

Definition of let well enough alone - Merriam Webster :  to stop changing something that is already good enough The hardest part of bei...

Patience is a Superpower!

Patience is a Superpower!

I have been bombarded by images of being patient in what I've been seeing, reading and feeling lately which I fully believe is a message directly t...

What is Novelty and What is Timeless?

What is Novelty and What is Timeless?

“Regardless of the popular literary trend of the times, write the thing which lies close to your heart.” ― Bess Streeter Aldrich I think that is s...

Change your surroundings, change your mood

Change your surroundings, change your mood

As far back as I can remember I have been in love with interior decorating and design.  I found that with just a little imagination and resourceful...

Strangers in the night...

Strangers in the night...

I arrived at the designated spot for this prearranged transaction to take place.  I was a little nervous because this was our first encounter meeti...