I once almost missed the news of a friend’s pregnancy because I was only half listening. We were at lunch and while she was talking, I was also on my phone toggling between texting and social media updating…eeek. And I’m not alone in this – we have to have laws to keep people from texting… Continue reading A four legged dog only goes one way
My tendency when something goes wrong is to relive it, either alone or with others. I guess that is okay with some things, like the fact that I didn’t have even one Powerball number, and it can feel good to get some sympathy. Hearing people validate my hurts and disappointments gives me a warm, fuzzy… Continue reading Throw it out to the backyard
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? *Image courtesy of Google* ? Self-confidence is a key quality in the many secrets to success. That faith in yourself and in your abilities is very important. You’ve got to believe in yourself. Begin to develop your confidence and grow your skills gradually, until you are remarkably good…
What you make with your hands, do not break with your feet.
I remember once going to a store to buy a bracelet. I found a beautiful silver one, with small opals all around between fine scrollwork. I saw a price tag next to it – only $110! Delighted, I asked the clerk to take it out of the case so I could purchase it, only to… Continue reading Two rams can’t drink from the same watering hole.
Every time I get suckered in by what looks like a great deal, I feel the truth of this proverb. Last month, I wanted to decorate my house for the holidays for the first time in years, and I needed to get some lights. I kept seeing commercials for a gadget that you put in… Continue reading The cheap is expensive in the end
I love proverbs! I think of them as shorthand advice – whispers in the ear that provide guidance. They help me know what to do when I think I don’t know what to do. When I’m rushing through the world, multitasking, five errands to do and fifteen minutes to do them, feeling frantic, I think… Continue reading Why?