Self-image

“Every moment of one’s existence, one is growing into more or retreating into less.”   ― Norman Mailer “In order to carry a positive action, we must develop here a positive vision.” — Dalai Lama “A strong, positive self-image is the best possible preparation for success.” — Joyce Brothers *   *   * Photo … More Self-image

Togetherness

“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” — African proverb “A mother’s love for her child is like nothing else in the world. It knows no law, no piety, it dares all things and crushes down remorselessly all that stands in its path. — Agatha Christie … More Togetherness

Fashionable dress

“The joy of dressing is an art.” — John Galliano “Anyone can get dressed up and glamorous, but it is how people dress in their days off that are the most intriguing.” — Alexander Wan “Being well dressed hasn’t much to do with having good clothes. It’s a question of good balance and good common … More Fashionable dress

Game of Chess

“Life is a kind of Chess, in which we have often points to gain, and competitors or adversaries to contend with.” — Benjamin Franklin “Life is like a game of Chess. To win you have to make a move. Knowing which move to make comes with insight and knowledge and by learning the lessons that … More Game of Chess

Debonair

“Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.” — Stanislaw Jerzy Lec Juvenile iguanas dress in snappy bright green and are easily spotted as they sun themselves on tree trunks or branches hanging over canals or rivers. Agile climbers, iguanas can fall up to 50 feet and land unhurt, using … More Debonair

Out in the cold

“We build statues of snow, and weep to see them melt.” — Walter Scott “I pray this winter be gentle and kind — a season of rest from the wheel of the mind.” — John Geddes “To appreciate the beauty of a snowflake is to stand out in the cold.” — Aristotle *   * … More Out in the cold

Hope

“If the world seems cold to you, kindle the fires to warm it.” — Lucy Larcom “Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul and sings the tunes without the words and never stops at all” — Emily Dickinson *   *   * Cardinal’s beauty on show after ice storm — … More Hope