“Nobody can do for little children what grandparents do. Grandparents sort of sprinkle stardust over the lives of little children.” — Author Alex Haley (Roots) Happy Grandparents Day to everyone who has grandchildren, to those who had grandparents in their lives, and to everyone who has mentored a small child with the love of a…

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“A hundred times every day, I remind myself that my inner and outer life depend on the labor of others, living and dead, and that I must exert myself in order to give the same measure that I have received and continue to receive.” -Albert Einstein This is a very different Labor Day holiday than…

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“For what it’s worth: It’s never too late to be who you want to be. I hope you live a life you’re proud of. And if you’re not, I hope you have the strength to start over again. -F. Scott Fitzgerald It’s important to remember you can start over, isn’t it? When writing novels and more…

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“Nature has been for me, for as long as I remember, a source of solace, inspiration, adventure, and delight; a home, a teacher, a companion. -Lorraine Anderson This is a time in our history when being outdoors makes all kinds of sense. While lives are more difficult now, we still have nature as a source…

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Music for me is not only inspirational but healing, especially in times of turmoil and pain. That’s why last Sunday I shared with you Eric Whitacre’s virtual choir singing “Sing Gently.” Today I want to share another inspiring piece of music from the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, Carousel, You’ll Never Walk Alone. This virtual choir…

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I hope this video and beautiful song, Sing Gently, inspires you as it has inspired me. Not to be discouraged by the pandemic, Eric Whitacre managed to gather together 17,572 from 129 countries on line to sing this gorgeous song. What an excellent example of creativity, persistence and courage.  

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  Your birthday is the beginning of your own personal new year. Your first birthday was a beginning, and each new birthday is a chance to begin again, to start over, to take a new grip on life. — Wilfred Peterson  Happy Birthday to Me! Yes, today is my birthday–and actually Proman created this post…

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