Life is a people business…Make it a pleasure

Dealing with people is probably the biggest problem you face, especially if you are in business. Yes, and that is also true if you are a housewife, architect or engineer. ~ Dale Carnegie      I have been dealing with people for a long time.  It started probably fifty years ago, when  I was born.  There […]

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Want to be popular? Try a little kindness!

“Educating the mind without educating the heart, is no education at all.”  —Aristotle      For a couple of months, my morning walks with our dog are stress-free; school is not in session.  The rest of the year,  our morning maneuvers require a little more thought.  I try to walk before the road gets busy, but […]

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Letting Go of Anxieties and Casting Cares

“Man is not worried by real problems so much as by his imagined  anxieties about real problems” ― Epictetus   My imagination has  been the root of more problems than have ever existed on their own. I’m not sure when it began, but I think that my female intuition figures in there somewhere, which has […]

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Seeing life more clearly, from a distance

“A truly great book should be read in youth, again in maturity and once more in old age, as a fine building should be seen by morning light, at noon and by moonlight.”   ― Robertson Davies      One of my favorite things to draw is the picture my art teacher taught me in elementary school. […]

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