Columbus Day has been celebrated in certain pockets of the United States since the colonial period and has been a federal holiday since 1937. Up until the past few decades Columbus has enjoyed a glowing reputation as daring explorer, fearless captain, and a source of inspiration for all would be adventurers to new and unfounded lands. […]Read More Would Columbus Day by any other name smell as sweet?
you’ll not regret it…….if you live. -Mark Twain I’ve always loved the idea of riding a bicycle. You’re moving fast, the wind is rushing in your face. You feel invincible. In control, but so vulnerable to almost any outside force. The thing is…I never quite got past the training wheels phase as a kid. Okay, […]Read More Learn to Ride a Bicycle,
Flowers are those little colorful beacons of the sun from which we get sunshine when dark, somber skies blanket our thoughts. — DodinskyRead More Warmth
Nature is an infinite sphere whose center is everywhere and whose circumference is nowhere. -Blaise Pascal (In case anyone is wondering, that’s a mud dauber’s nest that I found in the trunk of the car. I was going to remove it, but I chickened out. I’m pretty sure I’ll regret that one day.)Read More Natural World
Daily Prompt: 6:00AM: the best hour of the day, or too close to your 3:00AM bedtime? I am decidedly not a morning person. The only times I can remember ever voluntarily getting up before 10 am were those giddy Christmas mornings of my youth. Back then, you didn’t have to worry about pesky things like budgets […]Read More Early Bird vs Night Owl
Remembering that I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. -Steve JobsRead More Big
Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, it’s at the end of your arm. As you get older, remember you have another hand: The first is to help yourself, the second is to help others. -Sam LevensonRead More Connect