That most wonderful time of the year
From our house to yours, enjoy the wonders of the human spirit throughout this string of holiday seasons that carry us into 2011. May your holiday spirit enjoy broad sprinklings of merriment, family, safe travels, and optimism for what lies ahead.
One-of-a-kind, On-line, Odd-ventures
In ongoing ventures as an E-preneur, I've gathered a marketplace for world-class goods that you can't find anywhere else. Please explore with me the worlds into which I've wandered, studied long and hard the last 3 years, and discovered wonders -- gourmet specialty coffee roasting and blending; gourmet artisan chocolate; gourmet cheesecake; art prints, and artisan crafts by amazing family artists. MORE DETAILS
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Join in themes that support living in good cheer and overcoming anything the world throws at us. Favorite subjects: Family. Grandchildren. Dogs. Friendship. Excellent books. Incredible food. Cameras and photos. Espresso. Movies. Music. College sports. Baseball. Fountain pens. Cooking. Other stuff. Yours?
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Harvest the day
Grenville Kleiser (1868-1953)
was a prolific, if not renowned American author whose works often
focused on life lessons. He taught effective personal expression
through writing and speaking. A friend sent me one of Kleiser's best
"There are many fine things which you mean to do some day, under
what you think will be more favorable circumstances. But the only time
that is surely yours is the present.
"Hence this is the time to:
"Speak the wor ...
“Sunsets are so beautiful that they almost seem as if we were looking through the gates of Heaven.”John Lubbock, English Biologist/Politician, 1834-1913In searching for a good quote about America for the 4th of July, we
panned this nugget from the late Ronald Reagan (1911-2004), spoken
while he was 40th President of the United States during 1981-'89):“Some
may try and tell us that this is the end of an era. But what they
overlook is that in America, every day is a new beginning, and every