Quote of the Day – Omar Khayyam on Moments

I couldn’t identify with this quote any more! Today is my birthday eve and I’m slowly realizing another year’s passage means another year’s experience added to the memory banks. This truly is the season for wine, roses and drunken friends. Cheers. Drink wine. This is life eternal. This is all that youth will give you….

Quote of the Day – Nikola Tesla on Connections

Today is Nikola Tesla’s birthday and in some countries, “Tesla Day!” I thought that was worthy of a quote! Happy Birthday Mr. Tesla. Though free to think and act, we are held together, like the stars in the firmament, with ties inseparable. These ties cannot be seen, but we can feel them. – Nikola Tesla…

Quote of the Day – Duke Ellington on Freedom of Expression

Today is Duke Ellington’s birthday. He’s got a couple of really great quotes and some great song lyrics, but this one really struck me as something which captured who he was and what he meant to the world of music. Enjoy. 🙂 Jazz is a good barometer of freedom. In its beginnings, the United States…

Quote of the Day – Oregon, My Oregon.

Today is Oregon’s Birthday, and Valentine’s day, Yes, it’s the 153rd year since Oregon became a state and was admitted to the union. Not only will I share today’s quote which came from Oregon’s only woman Governor, but a couple of interesting facts about Oregon State. Oregon’s state flag pictures a beaver on its reverse…

Quote of the Day – Franklin Roosevelt on Freedom & Censorship

Today, in 1882, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born. He is the only United States President to serve more than two terms and the only President to serve from a wheelchair. I found this quote recently and with all the machinations like SOPA and PIPA flying around, I thought it best to remember what other Presidents…

Quote of the Day: Ellen DeGeneres on Normalcy

Happy Birthday Ellen! I’ve followed Ellen’s career from the early days and I’ve always found her funny. Today, on her day of birth, I share some words of wisdom from her: Normal is getting dressed in clothes that you buy for work and driving through traffic in a car that you are still paying for…

On This Day (July 25th)

On My Birthday, All these things happened. I thought you might find them interesting too! On This Day: Sunday July 25, 2010 This is the 206th day of the year, with 159 days remaining in 2010. Holidays Feast day of St. Christopher, Saints Thea, Valentina and Paul, St. James the Greater, and St. Magnericus. Spain:…

10 Things

Some people say I don’t talk about myself enough. I know, really? Me? Shy away from talking about myself? Strange, right? So I thought, for all those people, I would write this post for my Birthday, cause Birthdays are supposed to be all about you, right? These are the 10 things you may or may…

Birthday Music

Every year for my birthday I burn a new CD of songs. This is really scientific, I put a CD in the computer and I ask the computer to shuffle songs from my entire music library to it. This year, this is what is came up with. 1: Bad Romance – Lady Gaga 2: As…

Happy Birthday Bridget…

First, Let me get the pleasantries out of the way: HAPPY BIRTHDAY BRIDGET CHUMBLEY! Some of you may know my Friend Bridget from Twitter: (@BridgetChumbley) or from her Fantastic Blog: “One Word At A Time” (www.bridgetchumbley.com) But I’ve gotten to know (and love) Bridget in many ways outside of Twitter. Of course, I met Bridget,…