Monday, November 24, 2014

Life's Little Moments

Last Thursday I wrote down another bit of wisdom from the writers 
of The Big Bang Theory:

      “...find meaning in the little moments that make up life.”
          --Leonard Hofstadter (Johnny Galecki)

The characters were discussing a deceased colleague, who apparently didn't accomplish great things. Leonard might just have the right idea. We all can't go into space, be as smart as Einstein, cure cancer or save the planet. Life's not solely about the spectacular stuff, even though those dreams and goals are important to us.

The key to a satisfying existence may be recognizing and enjoying little moments, chance encounters, and daily activities.

This Thanksgiving, I am grateful for my awareness of life's little moments. 


Monday, November 17, 2014

Good Grief, It's Monday!

I'm going for another cup of coffee...
here's a collection of Monday quotes. 

Monday, Monday.  Can’t trust that day.  
~The Mamas & The Papas

Just once, I would like to wake up, turn on the news, and hear… ‘Monday has been canceled, go back to sleep.’ ~Unknown

Rainy days and Mondays always get me down. ~The Carpenters

Why is Monday so far from Friday but Friday so close to Monday? ~Unknown

Monday morning you look so fine. ~Fleetwood Mac

If each day is a gift, I would like to know where I can return Monday. ~Unknown

Just another manic Monday. ~The Bangles

Too much Monday, not ENOUGH coffee. ~Unknown

Monday, November 10, 2014

Disconnecting For Today

It's beautiful outside, so I'm disconnecting from technology for a while.  I plan to spend this gorgeous fall day in the fresh air, before winter temperatures blow in later this week. 

It's good to get away from technology every now and then. 

Recharge your brain's battery.  
Go.  Outside.  NOW.  

"I'm not LAZY.   I'm just in ENERGY SAVING mode."  --Anonymous

Monday, November 3, 2014

Falling Leaves

November is here! I see a rake and a leaf blower in my immediate future. Nothing like rain and wind to strip the trees of their leaves. That's ok, I like being outdoors in crisp fall air. But I could just wait for another windy day to blow them on down the road. 
I've put away our summer clothes and pulled out fall sweaters, hoodies and boots. Hot chocolate, flavored coffees and teas are ready for sipping. Chili and homemade soup are on our menu. 
It's definitely fall, y'all...take time to enjoy each and every day.

“Anyone who thinks fallen leaves are dead has never watched them dancing on a windy day.” --Shira Tamir