If there’s any confusion about the matter, tell your pet that they need to obey you. I certainly do and in the belief that it keeps our household of three furry felines cooperative and under control. Read the rest of this entry »
Archive for October, 2013
Cats don't like rules... Funny that.
You need to be clear about what you believe.
I met a very eccentric fellow today. While I was wandering along the rocks near our local beach, taking seascape photos in the late afternoon, a fellow in a floppy sombrero came up to me and remarked about my picture taking. Read the rest of this entry »
Some people are best not left alone in the kitchen.
Actually I’m famous in our household for my cooking. But not in a good way. Read the rest of this entry »
What exactly are your best strengths?
Despite what your grouchy sister says, we all have strengths whether we realize them or not. Even when we feel less than capable, our strengths are persistent, significant, and enduring. Read the rest of this entry »
Thank heavens for good teachers!
Teachers come in all types. Some clever, some sadly lacking. But a great teacher? Now that is someone special. Read the rest of this entry »
Try saying "happy" in another language!
There are lots of ways to say “happy” without even leaving your mother tongue. But it’s interesting to see the similarities and differences of other languages expressing the concept of happiness too. Read the rest of this entry »
It's not a race, but it is a challenge.
I like to think of the Human Challenge rather than the Human Race. Yes, I know it’s not about racing around. But the way people behave, you could be forgiven for thinking getting ahead of everyone else really is the name of the game. Read the rest of this entry »
Greatness is in life, not in longing for things.
Today we await the arrival of the latest cellphone, camera, laptop, sports car, SUV, bank loan, fashion line, must have accessory. The fact that you absolutely just have to/got to surely get it is a given. Because, it has finally arrived. The greatest is here. Read the rest of this entry »
The power of admiration is infectious.
Everybody loves praise. Whether we feel comfortable about it or not comes down to the way it is delivered. But if it’s genuine and couched in measurable efforts or obvious qualities, praise feels good. Read the rest of this entry »
We shape life's landscape by the way we tend ourselves.
I like gardening. There’s something about gardeners that’s really attractive. Maybe it’s their down to earth nature or their fascination with cultivation that makes them so different to devotees of other pursuits. But whatever it is, gardeners are a lovely bunch. Read the rest of this entry »