Quote of the Day – Without a sense…

Without a sense of place the work is often reduced to a cry of voices in empty rooms, a literature of the self, at its best poetic music; at its worst a thin gruel of the ego. – William Kennedy This quote caught my eye. As they all do. I’m hoping to remember to post…

Quote of the Day – B. C. Forbes on Hard Work

What a great quote this is. It really does spell out all the tools you need to succeed… Genius is often a short way of spelling hard work. Poverty, obscurity, struggle and ambition formed the foundation for many careers of transcendent achievement. Few marks are made in the world’s history by eight-hour-day men…. Sir Joshua…

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 – Hazel Henderson on Change

There’s so many things going on in my life right now; work, life, school, and everything in-between. These things bring certainty, and some uncertainty, and a little excitement. And I just had a moment of deja vu. I’m sure I’ve done all this before. If we can recognize that change and uncertainty are basic principles,…

A change will come…

I’ve had a lot of change happen all at once. Not that I haven’t had time to prepare for the changes, they’ve just all happened at the same time. Used under creative commons, Thank you AlicePopkorn2! (This picture is PHENOMENAL!) New Living Situation: Recently, I’ve left the hamlet of Milwaukie, Oregon and moved to the…

Inspiration

As some of you may know. Especially if you’re one of the few that actually read my blog or Twitter or Facebook on a regular basis. I’ve got a pretty full life, Work, School, Gym, Friends. All take time. Lately, more than a few friends of mine have referred to me as providing them inspiration…

Balance, It’s Delicate

The last few weeks have been difficult and stressful for me. Not because I dislike things, but because I like too much. I like my job, in fact, I really love my job. But, it has been really busy. We’ve got a lot going on. I like being busy. I like that I’m going back…

No Pictures Please?!?

This could also be titled… “Do I just need a reality(realty) check?” – I’ll let you be the judge… I work for a company (I know… Overstating the obvious) who has a couple of websites, some of which, actually face the public. At a meeting the other day, the group I work in was informed…