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November 2011 - Posts

NGREDIENTS Cookies 3 1/4 cups sifted all-purpose flour 3/4 teaspoon baking soda 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter (room temperature, softened) 1/2 cup dark-brown sugar, packed 1 Tbsp ground ginger 1 Tbsp ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoons ground Read More
Fear is a darkroom where negatives develop. ~Usman B. Asif We get this picture in our head. It is not something we have seen, perhaps we have heard it, but we imagine this scene, we envision it in our head. We start out with this wild boar in the room. Read More
Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be. ~Abraham Lincoln I walk into her room to find her already at the door to the hall. She has used the one hand not affected by the stroke to make her way slowly there. She indicates Read More
If instead of a gem, or even a flower, we should cast the gift of a loving thought into the heart of a friend, that would be giving as the angels give. ~George MacDonald We are starting at this time of year to think of what gift we can buy, we can give Read More
As each day comes to us refreshed and anew, so does my gratitude renew itself daily. The breaking of the sun over the horizon is my grateful heart dawning upon a blessed world. ~Terri Guillemets Today is a day we set aside for thanks. It is good to Read More
Keen is having a special this weekend: Here are the details: o participate in this Thanksgiving Weekend promotion and get KEEN Dollars back, just:Spend $50.00 – $99.99 and you'll get 10 KEEN Dollars back in December.Spend $100.00 or more and you'll get Read More
Courtesies of a small and trivial character are the ones which strike deepest in the grateful and appreciating heart. ~Henry Clay We all love it when our loved one, our family friends make a huge gesture of romance,love, awards, or prizes. We are Read More
We tell lies when we are afraid... afraid of what we don't know, afraid of what others will think, afraid of what will be found out about us. But every time we tell a lie, the thing that we fear grows stronger. ~Tad Williams We live in fear. Most Read More
One of the virtues of being very young is that you don't let the facts get in the way of your imagination. ~Sam Levenson Logic . Reason. Facts,Truth, Reality. All of these words come to mind when we are doubting our dreams. When we have lost our Read More
Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen. ~Winston Churchill Times come in our lives where we gather strength from within to stand up, to speak, to say what’s on our minds. We put up with Read More
Good for the body is the work of the body, good for the soul the work of the soul, and good for either the work of the other. ~Henry David Thoreau At this time of year, we all start reflecting on our life. We start getting nervous, upset as we see Read More
It is only when we silent the blaring sounds of our daily existence that we can finally hear the whispers of truth that life reveals to us, as it stands knocking on the doorsteps of our hearts. ~K.T. Jong There are times in our lives when we feel Read More
There is a wisdom of the head, and... a wisdom of the heart. ~Charles Dickens Ever heard someone say Oh he/she has a lot of head knowledge but no heart. This is an indication that this person is felt to be very educated, very logical, but doesn’t Read More
A person who has good thoughts cannot ever be ugly. You can have a wonky nose and a crooked mouth and a double chin and stick-out teeth, but if you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely. ~Roald Read More
That's not serious; it's just human. ~Jerry Kopke We forget that we are human. Recently my doctor reminded me that I , me, Deborah Mills, is only human. What? That can’t be possible. Sometimes we put such high expectations on ourselves that we get Read More
Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop off like autumn leaves. ~John Muir Read More
The best reason for having dreams is that in dreams no reasons are necessary. ~Ashleigh Brilliant The good thing about having dreams is that in our dreams we don’t have to be logical, we don’t have to play what if, we don’t play why not, we just dream Read More
Man is never alone. Acknowledged or unacknowledged, that which dreams through him is always there to support him from within. ~Laurence van der Post Most people have times when they feel alone. There are some folks who would love just to have a minute Read More
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 is Veteran’s Day. This is a day to honor men,women who serve our country to preserve our freedoms. Read More
Whatever we do lays a seed in our deepest consciousness, and one day that seed will grow. ~Sakyong Mipha It is fall. This is the time of year when we plant bulbs, tulip, iris, daffodils, dahlias. We don’t even expect them to show up as beautiful flowers Read More
The rung of a ladder was never meant to rest upon, but only to hold a man's foot long enough to enable him to put the other somewhat higher. ~Thomas Henry Huxley, Life and Letters of Thomas Huxley This day won’t last forever. Yesterday didn’t last, Read More
The rung of a ladder was never meant to rest upon, but only to hold a man's foot long enough to enable him to put the other somewhat higher. ~Thomas Henry Huxley, Life and Letters of Thomas Huxley This day won’t last forever. Yesterday didn’t last, Read More
When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves. ~Victor Frankl All life changes. Nothing stays the same , no matter how hard we try to hold on tightly to the life, the “devil” we know, it isn’t going to happen. Read More
When in doubt, make a fool of yourself. There is a microscopically thin line between being brilliantly creative and acting like the most gigantic idiot on earth. So what the hell, leap. ~Cynthia Heimel, "Lower Manhattan Survival Tactics" Elvis Presley Read More
People will generally accept facts as truth only if the facts agree with what they already believe. Andy Rooney Andy Rooney,92 years old, has been a constant all my life. Over half a century, this man’s wit,truth, sometimes disagreeing with his ideas,i.e. Read More
Start every day with a smile and get it over with. ~W.C. Fields Today is a new day. Yesterday’s reality won’t be today’s, and today’s won’t be tomorrow’s.We must realize that everyday we start out fresh, we have a brand new day to try to change our Read More
No matter where you go or what you do, you live your entire life within the confines of your head. ~Terry Josephson The AA 12- step program has a phrase “stinking thinking”. These words indicate when within the confines of our minds we start getting Read More
Humility does not mean thinking less of yourself than of other people, nor does it mean having a low opinion of your own gifts. It means freedom from thinking about yourself at all. ~William Temple We have to love ourselves. We have to take care Read More
if you surrender to the wind, you can ride it. ~Toni Morrison The winds blow hard for all of us. Ask any person we see, we will find that no matter how life appears to be, as if their life is golden, there are problems , there are heartaches, the winds Read More
People who fly into a rage always make a bad landing. ~Will Rogers We all get angry. This is a natural feeling that we have been given to release stresses, to get rid of inner fears, to channel into creating great changes in our lives. It is okay Read More