Monthly Archives: October 2013

Become The Bright Light…

Happy Halloween! Doug says get some banana flavored fruit chews to give out…

Disorder In Life And Back Again.

Confusion heard his voice, and wild uproar Stood ruled, stood vast infinitude confined; Till at his second bidding darkness fled, Light shone, and order from disorder sprung. ~John Milton Where is my white picket fence? Disorder and unexpected change are a part of our lives. There’s a shift occurring… in society, in business, in spirituality… […]

Searching For The Key To Enlightenment.

Do not think you will necessarily be aware of your own enlightenment. ~Dogen Searching For The Key To Enlightenment. This is the first in a series of sculptures I created before starting my blog. After being injured at work and finding myself with a lot of free time, I thought I would get back into […]

Yes, Monkeys Can be Versatile Bloggers!

Don’t worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition.~ Abraham Lincoln Thank you Patricia of Willow’s Cabin for the nomination! Your blog would be one of my nominations if you didn’t already have this award. I appreciate the recognition and am glad my blog came to mind when you were […]

So, Who ARE These Monkeys, And Why Do They Keep Telling Me What To Do?

You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along. ~ Eleanor Roosevelt It’s been seven weeks since I decided to find out what […]

Monkeys Aren’t Good With Calendars.

If human beings had genuine courage, they’d wear their costumes every day of the year, not just on Halloween. ~Doug Coupland Doug can be a stubborn monkey. I told him Halloween is October 31st, but he insisted it was on a Saturday this year… He didn’t really know what Saturday, but just… SATURDAY. I went […]

1 Simple Way To Get More Traffic To Your Blog.

Most people felt lost after high school. Sometimes I felt like I’d never really been found in the first place.― Lish McBride Where are you? Everyone wants to get readers for their blog… Why else would we be doing this? An easy way to drive traffic to your blog is through your Gravatar image. Every […]

Reevaluate Your Work.

I do believe that we have the opportunity to continue – I repeat myself over and over again with this – to redefine and reinvent ourselves and as long as we do that, then I think we’ve got some pretty good odds in our favor, because we’re not always presenting the same thing.~ Patrick Warburton […]

You Gotta Love What You Do.

Never continue in a job you don’t enjoy. If you’re happy in what you’re doing, you’ll like yourself, you’ll have inner peace. And if you have that, along with physical health, you will have had more success than you could possibly have imagined. ~Johnny Carson Who inspired you? Who encouraged you to dream about a […]

Do Your Past Job Skills Point To Something New?

Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved. ~Helen Keller Combine Your Skills Into Something New Doug and I learned a lot about our current marketable skills when we reviewed our job history. We discovered that we possess […]