Category Writings And Observations
Guess Who’s Back!
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.~Nelson Mandela Busy Couple Of Months Doug and I have been away for a couple months… As we shared in a past post, I landed a job as a middle school art teacher. It […]
An Update On Life.
A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.~Henry Adams Unexpected Changes In my last update, I shared how I was getting set up to be a substitute teacher. I haven’t written much lately because there’s been much going on in physical life. I think it’s OK to share the changes now… […]
New Adventures Ahead.
You are capable of more than you know. Choose a goal that seems right for you and strive to be the best, however hard the path. Aim high. Behave honorably. Prepare to be alone at times, and to endure failure. Persist! The world needs all you can give.~E. O. Wilson Heading Back Out Into The […]
Life Changes All Around.
Don’t dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.~Denis Waitley Changes Summer time is winding down, at least in a family with teenagers and where one spouse teaches high school… My daughter is back from her six week visit with her […]
Send Danny Some Mail.
Life is short and we have never too much time for gladdening the hearts of those traveling the dark journey with us. Oh be swift to love, make haste to be kind. ~ Henri Frederic Amiel Still in Summer mode Doug and I have been scarce lately… My wife is a teacher, so we’re enjoying […]
Throw your dreams into space like a kite, and you do not know what it will bring back, a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country.~Anais Nin My niece had a new baby yesterday! As I shared before, we’re a close-knit clan, so this is big doings… Baby Lili is finally […]
And There Sits My Laptop.
But men are men; the best sometimes forget.~William Shakespeare Leaving My Virtual Self At Home. We went away again this week… My wife is a teacher so we take advantage of the summers off to visit family and take mini vacations. I packed up my clothes, books, vitamins, notebooks and drawing pads… Even my colored […]
Back Home After Some Time Visiting.
Hey, it’s good to be back home again. Sometimes this old farm feels like a long lost friend. Yes, and hey, it’s good to be back home again.~John Denver Back To The Sand Doug and I are back home in Florida after visiting family for a few days in Georgia. Many people have the idea […]
Actively Live Life.
Many times when you’re a tourist you can just stay on the surface and not really experience the place you’re visiting, which will probably leave you disappointed. Everywhere has something interesting; it’s just about being curious enough to find it and scratch where you have to scratch and stay longer and walk further.~Diego Luna Heading […]
Finding Out Who You Are.
I’m as old as the moon and the stars, and as young as the trees and the lakes. My style comes from looking at what came before me, and from visiting a lot of places.~Afrika Bambaataa See You In A While This weekend we dropped my daughter off at the airport in Orlando. She’s flying […]