Why Being A Good Listener – Can Be Lazy

Being a person with something to say – takes work. This person must know a great deal and have an appreciation for others’ cultures and points of view. A curiosity of the big picture takes time and effort. Then, this same person is gifted if he can show an interest in his listeners’ lives and interests. It is a hard job.

Listening and taking pride in that skill, while nice, is easier. IMG_4109Artist -unknown

Know A Small Problem When It Appears

Know A Small Problem When It Appears


“It’s like you’re drowning in a birdbath. Stand up, it’s just a bird bath.”

the Tarot Reader told her customer

Science Study…Impact


As I listen to people argue about global warming and such, I am struck by how limited many people’s science knowledge seems to be. Unless, we study (on our own), it may be the case that we know only as much true science research as our last solid science class in school. For what it’s worth.

Work Gives You A Level of Confidence

IMG_4111“Work hard. It gives you a level of confidence….confidence to know that you can carry on and take new steps all the time.” architect Dame Zaha Hadid

And you may have success, but only if you can master the technique will you have mastery.

By Falling In Love, I Mean With Life

“If you can fall in love again and again…if you can forgive as well as forget, if you can keep from growing sour, surly, bitter and cynical…you’ve got it half licked.” Henry Miller


Confused in a situation? “Just commit and then you’ll figure the rest out.” Sir Edmund Hillary
If ever a comment appeared to be true, this might be it.
Photo of YSL work area, where he created…after committing.

Everyone Loves to Be Invited

Everyone Loves to Be Invited

Have you given a party lately or invited others to join you for a film, concert or other event? Sometimes we hold back the invitations because we’re not sure people would want to come or could come. I say, invite people to join you for fun events if they cannot attend. Everyone likes to be thought of, and …invited.

What Did I Just Learn From That - In This Moment- That I Must Capture?

If we are present in the company of our lives, meaning we are listening and thinking about what is happening, there will be times when we must capture what we’ve learned. Our memories are superb, but they fade, so we must help them. Capture what you’ve learned in a journal, a book inscription, a piece of art, writing or some other permanent place. This is a gift you give yourself that propels you in the direction you’re trying to go.

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