Category Archives: General

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

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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

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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

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Creativity

“Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn’t really do it, they just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a while. That’s because they … Continue reading

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Acronyms

“Management is proving beyond a shadow of a doubt they don’t have enough to do,” she murmured back. “So they’ve invented a new acronym.” ~ Connie Willis ~ We think acronyms make things easier, turning words into initials.  I believe … Continue reading

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Pruning

“Everything has seasons, and we have to be able to recognize when something’s time has passed and be able to move into the next season. Everything that is alive requires pruning as well, which is a great metaphor for endings.” … Continue reading

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View

“People are not disturbed by things, but by the view they take of them.” ~ Epictetus ~ How good is the view from the window of your mind?  You are in total control of the image you see from your … Continue reading

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Acceptance

“Acceptance is not submission; it is acknowledgement of the facts of a situation. Then deciding what you’re going to do about it.” ~ Kathleen Casey Theisen ~ In August 1999, my friend and doctor Doug McMullin put my chest X-Ray … Continue reading

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Satisfaction

“It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.” ~ Norman Vincent Peale ~ Satisfaction is a decision.  Two … Continue reading

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Good

“The fragrance of flowers spreads only in the direction of the wind. But the goodness of a person spreads in all directions.” ~ Chanakya, 300 BC ~ When in doubt, go for the good. How good is good and how … Continue reading

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