A New Schnikism: Ken

I’ve got a great job. But, it’s hard work. And tonight, I stayed late, frustrated that some seemingly simple task was taking me forever and keeping me from spending time with my loved ones. So frustrated, was I, when I left work that in my head I was talking to myself as I walked to…

Photo of the Day – Skyward Bubbles

I love this photo, taken in front of the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas during Christmas time. They had a great set up, including this “bubble tree” which I decided to shoot from the bottom looking skyward. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do.

Random: Yodeling Jingle Cat

A friend sent this to me. I thought it was pretty damn funny, even if it’s a little creepy! Merry Christmas – Here’s a creepy caroler.

Quote of the Day – Oren Arnold on Christmas Gifts

Remember to love one another, too. Christmas gift suggestions: To your enemy, forgiveness. To an opponent, tolerance. To a friend, your heart. To a customer, service. To all, charity. To every child, a good example. To yourself, respect. – Oren Arnold

Quote of the Day: Penelope Lively on Giving Presents

As you meet with friends and family, enjoy their presence as much as their presents. Merry Christmas Eve, my friends. 🙂 Giving presents is one of the most possessive of things we do…. It’s the way we keep a hold on other people, plant ourselves in their lives. – Penelope Lively Photo: Christmas Lights and…

Quote of the Day: Baltasar Gracian on Gift Giving

Having enjoyed another fun and exciting Festivus with many friends gathered ’round, enjoying each others’ company. I am reminded that sometimes the gifts don’t come all wrapped up with ribbons and bows. But, in kind words, laughter and cherished moments. “The great art of giving consists in this: The gift should cost very little and…

Viva Las Vegas! My Vacation – In Pictures

As you saw from yesterday’s post, The Fountains of Bellagio, I was recently in Las Vegas for vacation. I love Vegas, but it can be a little overstimulating. So much to see and do. There are some really cool things if you open your eyes and take a quick look around. I wanted to share…