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“Sometimes it’s the crazy people who turn out to be not so crazy.”~Kevin Spacey, American actor My thoughts: Happy Halloween!
“Start by doing what’s necessary, then do what’s possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.”~Francis of Assisi, Italian Saint This past weekend, 708 Penn State students stood on their feet and did not sleep for 46 hours to raise … Continue reading
“Life isn’t about finding yourself; life is about creating yourself.”~George Bernard Shaw, Irish playwright February 14th was Valentine’s Day. My husband and I had evening plans in Detroit, but snowy weather and a busy week for both of us changed … Continue reading
“Rough diamonds may sometimes be mistaken for worthless pebbles.”~Thomas Browne, British scientist Today has been a delightful cacophony of events. I started the day off writing in my local Starbucks. I began composing this post there with the help of my … Continue reading
“My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.”~Aristotle, Greek Philosopher I have failed my New Year’s Resolution every year. It’s not even a specific task that can be quantified, like “I will … Continue reading
Every year, WordPress prepares an annual report for the blogs hosted on its site. Right about now, everyone is posting the stats on their sites, so far be it from me to not be hip and trendy. I posted 539 … Continue reading
“Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.”~Maya Angelou, American poet I spent the last day of 2014 visiting a college friend. I met Cheryl my first night at Penn State. She and her sister had their dorm door open, … Continue reading
“Frustration, although quite painful at times, is a very positive and essential part of success.”~Bo Bennett, American businessman I didn’t intend that quote to be reflective of this blogpost; it’s just serendipity. Today is December 1. I’m reading social media … Continue reading
The app I downloaded, Timehop, continues to amaze me with glimpses into my past. I’m a scrapbooker, so I know a little about saving memories. But to see the immediacy, from a stranger, well, the sight is jarring. Four years … Continue reading
The party’s tonight, what’s there to do? Halloween planning and costumes and food. Time to go shopping for last minute treats, spooky decorations and lots of good eats! Decorations and favors chosen with care will make this party one festive … Continue reading
“Just Do It.”~Nike I have a long journey ahead of me as I drive from Michigan to South Carolina today. What’s the reason for this 11-hour madness, you ask? I decided to go to the NFPW Nation Conference so I … Continue reading
Congrats! Just one more reason to be Penn State Proud!
“The sun is new each day.”~Heraclitus, Greek philosopher Who doesn’t love sidewalk chalk? There’s something delightful about chalk. Not the small, tighty-whitey type you find in school chalkboards–that is, if chalk is still used in classrooms–but the fat, chunky pastel … Continue reading