Quote of the Day – Cate Blanchett on Being on the Brink

I’m excited. It’s the weekend! I’m am just looking forward to spending some fun days with a few friends over the next couple days. If I had my way, if I was lucky enough, if I could be on the brink my entire life— that great sense of expectation and excitement without the disappointment— that…

Quote of the Day – E. W. Howe on Success

We’ve all heard the life gives you lemons, so make lemonade adage, and today’s quote reflects that. Sometimes you have to take the best of what you have and wear a smile. Even when you’re dragging, tired, and in sore need of a nap. 🙂 Every successful person I have heard of has done the…

No.

It’s so hard to say “no.” I’m a social creature by nature, contrary to as much as I bemoan them, I really do love the company of others. I like being in the thick of things and one of the hardest things for me to say when asked about attending events is: “No.” But, I…

Quote of the Day – Henry Miller on Insomnia

*Yawn* I had quite the dream last night in my few hours of sleep. I had a dream that I was challenged to an eating contest by a running friend of mine and then I was camping with some drunk lesbians who got into a knock-down drag-out. The dream was enough to wake me up…

What Goes Unsaid.

There’s so much power in tone. Maybe too much. You probably wouldn’t imagine this, but I’m an over-analyzer, an over-thinker, and sometimes even an over-feeler. As you’ve seen from my other blog: http://www.schnik.it I love words. Words, have so much power, but to a thinker, the tone sometimes matters more. I’ve been having a hard…

Quote of The Day – Barry Humphries on Missing Out

Today I should be complaining that I just finished a very difficult 15k, uphill, in the snow (yes, there are rumors of snowflakes falling in the Portland Metro Area,) instead I’m missing out because of a back injury. Many thanks to out to my friend Cory who took my bib and ran for me –…