Quote of the Day – Sylvia Plath on A New Day

Today’s quote really was another i stumbled upon. I was looking for a way to celebrate my friend Sarah’s first day at her new job. Instead, I found these great words by Ms. Plath. I shut my eyes and all the world drops dead; I lift my eyes and all is born again. – Sylvia…

Quote of the Day – Alexis de Tocqueville on Dedication

I asked a friend to pick the word today. It’s how I pick a quote every day. As I’ve stated before, I find a word, search for a quote, and procure something thoughtful. Today’s word was preoccupy. Then I found this fantastic quote. If you really want to do something, you’ll find a way; if…

Quote of the Day – Robert Harris on Worry

Heh. This is surely something I struggle with. I over-engineer things all the time, it’s part of my charm. The art of life is to deal with one’s problems as they arise; rather than destoy your spirit by worrying about them too far in advance. – Robert Harris

Photo of the Day – Hawthorne Lift

The Hawthorne Bridge, on a sunny day, and the mechanism that makes it lift. Just thought the color balance was interesting. I hope you think so, too! A little red, white and blue to brighten your day.

Quote of the Day – Augustine of Hippo on Procrastination

Heh. This quote made me smile for two reasons. One, procrastination is the best way to wait until the last minute and two, I didn’t know there was an Augustine of Hippo. God has promised forgiveness to your repentance, but He has not promised tomorrow to your procrastination. – Augustine of Hippo

Photo of the Day – Making Your Own Fortune

Or conversely, seeing what’s inside your cookie. LOL — This photo came from a coffee shop I was at recently. I was talking with some friends and I noticed these poor cookies, unopened, with no one around. I guess they didn’t want to know their fortune, they just wanted to imagine what’s inside.

Quote of the Day – M.C. Escher on Success

Today is MC Escher’s birthday. It is also Father’s Day in the United States. I thought about doing a father’s day quote, but instead found this wonderful quote from a spectacular artist. Happy Dad’s Day for all the fathers out there, anywho. The result of the struggle between the thought and the ability to express…

Quote of the Day – Steve Martin on Experience

Sometimes you just have to quote something because it speaks to you, rather than any other motive. This one did. 🙂 I have found that — just as in real life — imagination sometimes has to stand in for experience. – Steve Martin

Photo of the Day – Rainbow Lights

Sometimes, when you’re in a conference, you look for inspiration elsewhere. I found it in the lights above me. Most conference facilities have strange lighting, I just decided to punch it up a bit. 🙂