Month: October 2010

Sir Nigel – My Grandson

This, according to Ben and Breann is my Grandson Sir Nigel. As all proud grandparents I am obliged to post pictures of my grandchildren. Personally, I think the eyes are a dead give away. So definitely ours. Who else can glare with such venom except one of mine? Now I just need to know where …

Courage Required

“Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising which tempt you to believe that your critics are right. To map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires courage” Ralph Waldo Emerson

DAY OF WRITING

Yesterday was National Day on Writing. A teacher somewhere required her students to write a 6-word autobiographical story. I find this fascinating. It is reported that Ernest Hemingway wrote, Baby shoes. For sale. Never used. Brilliant. So in celebration of writing I spent my self-allotted 5 minutes of personal pleasure to construct a 6-word sentence. …

Music Cited

Remember when we would go to the record store and listen to the latest single? If you don’t remember….so sad. What is true is I love music. I wish I could make my own. I am not gifted in that way. What I do do is appreciate those that do create music. And I certainly …

What You Should Know

Mary T. Lathrap (1838-1895) A WOMAN’S ANSWER TO A MAN’S QUESTION. Do you know you have asked for the costliest thing Ever made by the hand above— A woman’s heart, and a woman’s life And a woman’s wonderful love? Do you know you have asked for this priceless thing As a child might ask for …

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