Favorite Quote

I love quotes. Some are good. Some are really stupid. And some are mind blowing. I love all three. Here are several I found when I was going through some old folders from college. Hope you enjoy them as much as I did! “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” ~ Colin Powell “Don’t be content with being average. Average is as close to the bottom as it is to the top.” ~Unknown Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest. ~Mark Twain “It’s not what …

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It's Christmastime

Christmas. My favorite time of year. Chilly nights spent drinking cocoa (now lattes) and staring into the fire’s crackling, orange-hued flames, dreaming make-believe dreams and wishing for fairy tales. Of course, watching the Nutcracker Ballet every Christmas Eve as a child fed these fantasies to perfection. Each new Christmas season, I pull out my favorite movies:            and my favorite music:            to help me get into the Christmas spirit, which in today’s VERY commercial society is hard to do. Instilling traditions passed from parent to child for generations is almost a …

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