Nobody knows the wealth s/he has until s/he uses it or loses it.

I used to think this proverb was about money, and since I’ve never been wealthy like that, I kind of ignored it. I spent my career in education, (a field not known for generating financial wealth) and nowadays, I teach a couple of college courses.  But a few days ago, as I was preparing to… Continue reading Nobody knows the wealth s/he has until s/he uses it or loses it.

If you don’t sell your head, nobody can buy it.

Let me be clear right away – THERE IS NO SEXUAL CONNOTATION TO THIS PROVERB.  It refers to the large head on the top of the neck, and the brain contained therein. We are all bombarded daily with messages, and usually, they tell us that something is wrong.  Every time I watch TV, the commercials… Continue reading If you don’t sell your head, nobody can buy it.