Monthly Archives: November 2013

Be Motivated.

Setting Up The Christmas Memories.

Christmas… is not an external event at all, but a piece of one’s home that one carries in one’s heart. ~Freya Stark Today is tree and home decorating time. Yesterday, we went and picked out our tree, which this year is named Alistair. Every year we choose a name for the tree. Last year was […]

Let It Happen.

Define Your Audience.

I can think of nothing that an audience won’t understand. The only problem is to interest them; once they are interested, they understand anything in the world.~Orson Welles Your audience It’s important to know who wants and needs your talents. Not everyone is going to be interested in what you have to offer, and that’s […]

Be The Ant…

Monkey Prep Cook.

“Calvin: Why are you crying mom? Mom: I’m cutting up an onion. Calvin: It must be hard to cook if you anthropomorphize your vegetables.” ― Bill Watterson It’s a busy morning here at monkey town. We’re all getting ready for the big family feast at my oldest sister’s place. We hosted Thanksgiving here last year… […]

Be Thankful.

Doug and I are preparing for Thanksgiving Day tomorrow… Bananas don’t roast themselves…It occurred to us that being thankful for what we have now, as well as what we intend for our future, is a key to being content.  We’re fortunate monkeys…

Hear The Truth

Be Limitless.

So don’t set any for yourself…

Refine What You Offer.

People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents. ~Andrew Carnegie What can you do for me? In our last post, Doug and I made a list of all the things we can offer to share our skills and talents. To recap, I offer creation […]