Monthly Archives: May 2011

Stieg Larsson (the Tattoo movie)

I know I should have done my research about name spellings, etc., before posting this, but I’m too excited to do so. I just spent 2:26:29 hours watching the Swedish version of “The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo,” the movie. … Continue reading

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Dalai Lama (A to Zen of Life)…N-Z

“N: Never lie, cheat, or steal; always strike a fair deal. O: Open your eyes and see things as they really are. P: Practice makes perfect. Q: Quitters never win, and winners never quit. R: Read, study, and learn about … Continue reading

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Dalai Lama (A to Zen of Life)…A-M

“A: Avoid negative sources, people, places, things, and habits. B: Believe in yourself and succeed. C: Consider things from every angle. D: Don’t give up, and don’t give in. E: Enjoy life today; yesterday is gone and tomorrow may never … Continue reading

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Quotefalls…

“The real purpose of books is to trap the mind into doing its own thinking.”

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Terri Blackstock

I received a Nook for Mother’s Day (more on that later), so between reading ALL of the books I downloaded there, to continuing to read the books in paper that I started before I got the Nook . . . … Continue reading

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Quotefalls…

“Some say more in a look than others can express in a book.”

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George Bernard Shaw

“Give a man health and a course to steer, and he’ll never stop to trouble about whether he’s happy or not.”

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Marie de Sevigne

“When I step into this library, I cannot understand why I ever step out of it.”

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Marilyn vos Savant

“To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.”

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Thought for the day…

“If you have an urge to write something that will live forever, sign a mortgage.”

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