Inspiration: Advice from the Beatles

I once read an article about the Beatles- an interview with Paul McCartney. He said that at first when they were starting out, their songwriting wasn’t very good. But because they loved it, they stayed with it. After awhile they became quite good at songwriting! (Ya think?) When the Beatles were at their height of popularity, […]

I GUESS THERE ARE SOME THINGS MONEY CAN’T BUY…

True Story: I overheard an acquaintance tell a story saying she heard someone pounding on her front door… she didn’t say knocking, she said ‘pounding!’ She went to answer it and a determined woman was there who demanded, “WHERE ON EARTH DID YOU GET YOUR MAIL BOX? I’VE BEEN LOOKING ALL OVER  FOR THE PAST […]

What Love is… or Perhaps Isn’t…

“Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit” ~Peter Ustinov. A few years back, I was on a very long interstate car ride and listening to Delilah (desperate listening: most stations were too static).  A man called in to request a song for his true love, the woman he […]

My Favorite Quote of the Day~

“Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead…”  Oscar Wilde ~But how would one do that, some may ask: Effort, practice, study, and determined will are the answer- It starts with the very little things: a service, a kindness, a prayer, a good deed, […]

Sunday Morning

Sunday Morning The cat looks at the world Outside its window The grass looks good for stalking in For hiding till ready to pounce at dragonflies and mice Tall brown trunks with green tops that flutter Seem so delightful for climbing Flying feathered creatures and small furry scuttling things Look playful and maybe tasty too […]