In Remembrance

Day 316 "As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” - John Fitzgerald Kennedy Today’s Food For Thought Friday series is In Remembrance of all those who have served, who fought for freedom, and for the sacrifices they made. In Canada and …

Her

Day 313 “Choose a leader who will invest in building bridges, not walls. Books, not weapons. Morality, not corruption. Intellectualism and wisdom, not ignorance. Stability, not fear and terror. Peace, not chaos. Love, not hate. Convergence, not segregation. Tolerance, not discrimination. Fairness, not hypocrisy. Substance, not superficiality. Character, not immaturity. Transparency, not secrecy. Justice, not …

The 80 / 20 Rule

Day 306 "Much more surprising things can happen to anyone who, when a disagreeable or discouraged thought comes into his mind, just has the sense to remember in time and push it out by putting in an agreeable, determinedly courageous one. Two things cannot be in one place.” - Frances Hodgson Burnett If you tried to …

Now You See It

Day 286 "Like attracts like. Whatever the conscious mind thinks and believes, the subconscious identically creates." - Brian Adams Outside my bedroom window is a T-junction street where the base of the T is a 100-foot cul-de-sac directly ahead of me. The cross street is longer, and when I look out my window everyday, I tend to look left …

Happy Feet

Day 272 "Have fun' is my message. Be silly. You're allowed to be silly. There's nothing wrong with it." - Jimmy Fallon You might recall that I'm a pack rat of sorts - I collect digital artifacts like fonts, quotes, and images. Of late, I've become a bit of an app collector. I bet many of you …

Driven To Succeed

Day 240 "Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm." - Winston Churchill I caught a glimpse of a car auction today, where a 1966 car sold for $4.4 million. The car was definitely beautiful, and obviously a collector's item, but I wasn't familiar with the story behind the creation of this …

Thank You, Rio

Day 234 "Do not forget to show hospitality to strangers, for by so doing some people have shown hospitality to angels without knowing it." - Hebrews 13:2 I had planned to title today's post for the closing of the 31st Olympiad in Rio "Gold Rush." I was going to share the highlights of the games, and …