Simple Moments

I came across this quote by Kent Nerburn today and thought I’d share it with you-my readers. “What is noteworthy about that moment, beyond it’s poignancy, is that I did not create it; I merely experienced it and let it unfold. Life gives us all such moments.” — I call them “Blue Moments” Kent is… Continue reading Simple Moments

Some food for Thought

“Beware of the man who works hard to learn something, learns it, and finds himself no wiser than before. . . . He is full of murderous resentment of people who are ignorant without having come by their ignorance the hard way.” —Kurt Vonnegut

Friday the 13th

“A guru can cook for you, but can’t eat for you” –Baba Hari Dass “When bankers get together for dinner they discuss art. When artist get together for dinner they discuss money.” –Oscar Wilde “The truest mark of greatness is insatiability.” –Henry Fielding . . “A leaf falls- fluttering. The Earth reaches up- grabbing it”… Continue reading Friday the 13th

A Entry Rendering

[A entry rendering, done with sharpies] “Some lives are tragic, some ridiculous. Most are both at once.”-Edward Abbey, writer and activist “To wait for luck is the same as waiting for death.” –Japanese proverb “Everyone has got the will to win, its only those with the will to prepare that do win” –Bobby Knight

Quotes . . . from Long-Ago Lectures

[Ash Cave, I probably took this Summer of 2005.] “The Bradford Pear is the most over rated tree in the U.S”. –Dr. M. Cathey, 2/22/90 “Everything moves in life-so gardens should have . . . movement/motion”. –Jim Chadwick 2/91 “People will tell you what they want-but they don’t mean it”. –Jim Chadwick 2/91. Referring to… Continue reading Quotes . . . from Long-Ago Lectures

Another Dan Heath quote

A couple post down I mention Dan Heath’s talk about finding the sticking point, etc., plus several other great quotes from his talk. I was just made aware of another via an e-mail I just looked at. You forgot to mention one humorous quote from the Dan Heath presentation… That we are a group who… Continue reading Another Dan Heath quote

“Whiskey is for drinking; water is for fighting over.”

. I believe that water is the only drink for a wise man. ~Henry David Thoreau Filthy water cannot be washed. ~African Proverb “Throughout the history of literature, the guy who poisons the well has been the worst of all villains…” -ANON “Water is a very good servant, but it is a cruel master.” C.G.D.… Continue reading “Whiskey is for drinking; water is for fighting over.”