Monthly Archives: June 2012

Henry David Thoreau

My first memories of literary brilliance are the writings and compelling thoughts of Henry David Thoreau and Ralph Waldo Emerson, two of my favorites as I was growing up. I just re-found this one by Thoreau: “Go confidently in the … Continue reading

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“10 Simple Things to Remember…An Inspiring Guide to Understanding Life” by Marci

In January of this year, my best bud, Patty, sent me the above-entitled book. To quote part of the synopsis from the jacket, this book “…provide[s] a perfect road map for navigating through life’s ups and downs and focusing on … Continue reading

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Dave Barry (definitely of the CLASSIC kind)…

“When I first came to Miami-Dade fifteen years ago, I was struck by how often men came up to me in traffic and tried to sell me bags of limes. This never happened in Pennsylvania. I wondered: Why limes? Why … Continue reading

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[Classic] Dave Barry…

“I am all in favor of wildlife, as long as it stays in its place, which is Africa. I believe that if God had wanted us to share our homes with insects, He would not have made them so unattractive.” … Continue reading

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