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Cold and Beautiful

Cold and Beautiful

February 15, 2016

Even 2 degrees Fahrenheit can be beautiful

Vacuum Blue


February 12, 2016

So, this retired guy sits around the house all day…his wife says, “You could do something useful, like vacuum the house once a week.” Guy gives a moment’s thought and says, “Sure, why not…show me the vacuum”. Half an hour later, the guy comes into the kitchen to get some coffee. Wife says, “You done… Read more »


Tom Petty

February 11, 2016

“I started out from God knows where. Guess I’ll know when I get there.” –Tom Petty



February 10, 2016

“There are some people who always seem angry and are looking for conflict.  Walk away; the battle they are fighting isn’t with you–it is with themselves.”



February 9, 2016

“The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.” – Elbert Hubbard


Believe in Something

February 8, 2016

“If you just believe in something enough; if you endure the trials and tribulations and learn from them, nothing is insurmountable. Nothing.” –Harlan Chamberlain


Status Quo

February 5, 2016

“The manager accepts the status quo; the leader challenges it.” –Warren Bennis


February 4, 2016

“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” Thomas A. Edison (Thanks to Charles Kilzer for today’s thought – JB)


Value in Life

February 3, 2016

“There is no value in life except what you choose to place upon it and no happiness in any place except what you bring to it yourself.” –Henry David Thoreau



February 2, 2016

“Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you, spend a lot of time with them and it will change your life.” –Amy Poehler


Football Player

February 1, 2016

“A football player is like a spoke in a wheel, and every spoke is important to the balance of the wheel, the team. Try to be great athletes, but don’t forget to be great friends. Teammates, above all, and leaders.” –Vince Lombardi


Full Effort

January 29, 2016

“Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment. Full effort is full victory.” –Mahatma Gandhi


Continuous Effort

January 28, 2016

Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking our potential. –Winston Churchill


Castles in the Air

January 27, 2016

“If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.” –Henry David Thoreau



January 26, 2016

“If you set your goals ridiculously high and its a failure, you will fail above everyone else’s success.” –James Cameron


Focus on the Task

January 25, 2016

“If you focus on the risks, they’ll multiply in your mind and eventually paralyze you. You want to focus on the task, instead, on doing what needs to be done.” –Barry Eisler


Dean Smith

January 22, 2016

“Play hard. Play smart. Play together”. –Former University of North Carolina basketball coach, Dean Smith


Right Track

January 21, 2016

“Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” –Will Rogers


Ragnar Lodbrok

January 20, 2016

“The comfort zone is where the feint hearted take up residence.” –Ragnar Lodbrok


Martin Luther King

January 19, 2016

“Faith is taking the first step even though you don’t see the whole staircase.” –Martin Luther King