Tuesday, May 19, 2015


I know! We will paint the garage so it looks like the A-Team van is parked inside! That would be so awesome! You always said you wanted a mural. I have vacation days coming up and you can't be home all the time... 

Monday, May 18, 2015

Tony Schwartz

Making others feel more valued makes us feel more valuable.

~The Enduring Hunt for Personal Value, NY Times May 1, 2015

Friday, May 15, 2015

Barbara Kingsolver

Does a man become a revolutionary out of the belief he’s entitled to joy rather than submission?

--The Lacuna (2009)

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Walter Benjamin

By avoiding the sight of the dying, ...one misses the moment when the meaning of a life is completed and illuminated in its ending.

-philosopher, 1930s, as reported by Deborah Lutz in NY Times See Death as a Triumph, Not a Failure (May 9, 2015)