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My great-grandfather was a bee keeper. I suppose that's why I gravitated toward Nathaniel Hawthorne's comments.
Isn’t it easy to get caught up in what we ought to accomplish over a lifetime? We should write that [...]
"Winning" started with Andrew Carnegie, not Charlie Sheen. Here are a few virtues and values you can use from the timeless best-seller, 'How to Win Friends and Influence People'.
Why am I purposefully and willingly creating pain by enrolling in the Denver Rock and Roll Half Marathon? Because Aristotle told me.
What I have always loved about Thoreau was his tightly held belief that a powerful force exists, both intangible and malleable, that we can use to discover our own true grit. "Pursue, keep up with, circle round and round your life," he says. "Know your own bone: gnaw at it, bury it, unearth it, and gnaw at it still."
Life has to be a balance between a dangerous adventure and the mundane. Far too often, we fall prey to everyday life. We embrace security. We get caught up in the 40-hr a week job. We become risk-adverse instead of closing our eyes and taking the plunge into icy waters. After all, how can we live but with caution when we've got a family to support and 401Ks to fund?
I’ve written several times lately about commitment. In an earlier post, I retold the Bible story about the prophet Nehemiah [...]
This post is to highlight a new category: Inspiring Writing Quotations. We all need a little pick-me-up now and then to help us with the audible tap, tap, tap we need to make on our keyboards. This week's Inspiring Writing Quotation is from Joan Didion, essayist extraordinaire. What are some words of inspiration that get you going in the morning?