Category Archives: General

Conversation

“It was impossible to get a conversation going, everybody was talking too much.” ~ Yogi Berra ~ Conversation is an art and not a battle.  The object is not to win, but to create a mutually respectful interplay that is meaningful … Continue reading

Posted in General | Leave a comment

Independence

“Unlike a drop of water which loses its identity when it joins the ocean, man does not lose his being in the society in which he lives. Man’s life is independent. He is born not for the development of the … Continue reading

Posted in General | Leave a comment

Stereotypes

“A stereotype may be negative or positive, but even positive stereotypes present two problems: They are clichés, and they present a human being as far more simple and uniform than any human being actually is.” ~ Nancy Kress ~ Who … Continue reading

Posted in General | Leave a comment

Water

“To have faith is to trust yourself to the water. When you swim you don’t grab hold of the water, because if you do you will sink and drown. Instead you relax.” “The only way to make sense out of … Continue reading

Posted in General | Leave a comment

State Of Mind

“Perhaps home is not a place but simply an irrevocable condition.” ~ James Baldwin, Giovanni’s Room ~ Lessons For Life has readers from across the country and around the world. I welcome our new reader Sunny from Oregon and thank … Continue reading

Posted in General | Leave a comment

So Much Deception!

Lately I have been swamped with deceptive information from a great many sources. To say that this has become annoying would be an understatement. My purpose in sharing my thoughts has more to do with a sincere wish to be … Continue reading

Posted in General | Leave a comment

Going To The Dogs!

January 21, 2017, the 1st Saturday after inauguration day, I want to do my part to help make our country safe again. I believe it starts with each of us, right here in our own back yard. I am confident … Continue reading

Posted in General | Leave a comment

Cost

“My favorite things in life don’t cost any money. It’s really clear that the most precious resource we all have is time.” ~ Steve Jobs ~ How do you spend your precious time?  Cost is experienced in many ways…financial, physical, … Continue reading

Posted in General | Leave a comment

Cars

“People spend so much time in their cars, and it’s a legal way to have fun by speeding a little bit or testing yourself a little bit, and you get to invest in your car. For some people, it becomes … Continue reading

Posted in General | Leave a comment

Sound

“The past is an old armchair in the attic, the present an ominous ticking sound, and the future is anybody’s guess.” ~ James Thurber ~ Sound has always had an incredible effect on me. It is what brought me to … Continue reading

Posted in General | Leave a comment