Quote of the Day – Franz Kafka on Waiting

I am an impatient person. I hate waiting, it’s not that I hate waiting; I just hate anticipation. But, in the stillness of the morning, in the quiet, I often find my brightest ideas, so there’s something to be said about that. You do not need to leave your room. Remain sitting at your table…

Quote of the Day – Washington Irving on the Power of Words

I love the power of words and I try to choose them with great care. I can’t believe i’ve never run across this quote before. So powerful and so truthful. I think this, striking a chord with the reader, is the one thing each writer strives for. If … I can by any lucky chance,…

Photo of the Day – Bloomin’ Pink

I wandered around the Portland International Rose Test Gardens yesterday, the roses are beginning their yearly bloom and there are some very vibrant colored roses in that garden. These particular roses, which I cannot remember their name, made such an interesting picture.

Photo of the Day – Buds in Bloom

Amazingly, these store bought roses seemed to outlast my expectations. They held their color, shape and beauty for a long period of time. I really enjoyed them. Now, I get to share them with you.

Quote of the Day – “Anonymous” on Why You Should

There’s always gotta be someone who can’t just leave well enough alone. “This isn’t Mother Teresa” Well fine. Then it’s just some Schmuck who said something wise. I was looking for a quote today on Truth and Honesty. They seem to be big topics in my life this week. From Ellen vs. One Million Moms,…

Quote of the Day – e.e. Cummings on Being Yourself

Sometimes it’s good to be yourself, who you truly are at your core, in the face of all things trying to move you. Sometimes it’s good. 🙂 “To be nobody but myself — in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else — means to fight the hardest…

Quote of the Day – Coco Chanel on Life

A great designer, she often quipped great things. This is one of my favorite quotes from Coco Chanel. “How many cares one loses when one decides not to be something but to be someone.” – Coco Chanel (Photo credit Nick Suan, on Flickr)