Tag Archives: Wisdom

Favorite Movie Monologues – Duvall, Hanks, Jones, Stewart, and More

There was a blog I read maybe six months ago that inspired me to put this post together.  I wish I could remember who that blogger is. It was a woman. Anyway thank you whoever you are. There are maybe … Continue reading

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Gratitude – The Secret to Happiness

“Like most teenagers, I spent part of my teens reveling in my angst. One day, however, the thought occurred to me that being unhappy was easy – in fact, the easy way out – and that it took no courage, … Continue reading

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Really, Really, Really . . Good Stories

“Read. Read all the time. Read as a matter of principle, as a matter of self-respect. Read as a nourishing staple of life.” ― David McCullough – It’s a couple of weeks into the New Year and I usually take … Continue reading

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Movie: The Intern, or is it . . . The Mentor?

The movie The Intern could easily be renamed The Mentor. I had read several good things about The Intern, directed by Nancy Meyers and starring Robert De Niro and Anne Hathaway. But what interested me the most was the mentoring … Continue reading

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Book Heroes: David McCullough

“We’re cheating our children. . .the idea that the arts are any less important, any less vital to a culture than history or mathematics or science is a dangerous misconception; bad for the country, bad for our way of life … Continue reading

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The Joy of Anticipation – My 2015 Reading List

“I have lived in books, for books, by and with books; in recent years, I have been fortunate enough to be able to live from books. And it was through books that I first realized there were other worlds beyond … Continue reading

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Just can’t find enough time for Books

“I am a librarian. I discovered ‘me’ in the library. I went to find ‘me’ in the library. Before I fell in love with libraries, I was just a six-year-old boy. The library fueled all of my curiosities, from dinosaurs … Continue reading

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