Finery

“Ancient simplicity is gone… The people of today are satisfied with nothing but finery.” — Ihara Saikaku “Do not buy finery or jewels, because books are worth more than they are. Adorn your understanding with their precious ideas, because there is no luxury that dazzles like the luxury of science.” — Luisa Capetillo *   *   … More Finery

“Libraries allow children to ask questions about the world and find the answers.

“And the wonderful thing is that once a child learns to use a library, the doors to learning are always open.” — Laura Bush Miriam Epstein, founder of Books to Dreams, helps children open such doors. In her interview in Life Is Full of Sweet Spots, Miriam notes that the best way to experience joy is … More “Libraries allow children to ask questions about the world and find the answers.

Welcome to the Life Is Full of Sweet Spots blog

The Canadian Cree singer-songwriter musician Buffy Sainte-Marie  tells us, “You have to sniff out joy. Keep your nose to the joy trail.” That, in short, is the purpose of lifeisfullofsweetspots.com! With its postings of helpful tips and reflections, suggestions from fellow travelers of even the tiniest of steps one might take on the road to … More Welcome to the Life Is Full of Sweet Spots blog