Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Do not litter

"Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot,
Nothing is going to get better. It's not." ~ Dr. Seuss, from The Lorax

Wednesday, May 27, 2009


"Hollywood is a place where they'll pay you a thousand dollars for a kiss and fifty cents for your soul." ~ Marilyn Monroe

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

On being a diva

“I don't mean to be a diva, but some days you wake up and you're Barbara Streisand.” ~ Courtney Love

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Feeling it

"After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music." ~ Aldous Huxley

Thursday, April 30, 2009

Smile magic

"All the statistics in the world can't measure the warmth of a smile." ~ Chris Hart

Friday, April 24, 2009

Story time

"No one gossips about other people's secret virtues." ~ Bertrand Russell

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Up for the challenge

"When people keep telling you that you can't do a thing, you kind of like to try it." ~ Margaret Chase Smith

Monday, April 20, 2009

We recycle

"I intend to live forever. So far, so good." ~ Steven Wright

Friday, April 17, 2009

Stress management 101

“Try to relax and enjoy the crisis.” ~ Ashleigh Brilliant

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Out in the cold

"Heaven goes by favor. If it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in." ~ Mark Twain

Monday, April 13, 2009

Four Uggs to go...

“I'm not that interested in fashion... When someone says that lime-green is the new black for this season, you just want to tell them to get a life.” ~ Bruce Oldfield (English Fashion designer)

Thursday, April 9, 2009

Read all about it! Or not...

"Try a "news fast" -- simply opt out of watching the news on television, reading newspapers, or following the news on the Internet for a few days or even a week. Taking periodic breaks from the news can promote mental calm and help renew your spirits. As a result, anxiety and overstimulation may be minimized, and your body will function better." ~ Dr. Andrew Weil

Tuesday, April 7, 2009


"I read the newspaper avidly. It is my one form of continuous fiction." ~ Aneurin Bevan

Monday, April 6, 2009


“I always prefer to work in the studio. It isolates people from their environment. They become in a sense... symbolic of themselves. I often feel that people come to me to be photographed as they would go to a doctor or a fortune teller -- to find out how they are.” ~ Richard Avedon

Thursday, April 2, 2009

Today's horrorscope: Not a good day to rob your corner bank

"The only function of economic forecasting is to make astrology look respectable." ~ John Kenneth Galbraith

Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Which Way to Easy Street?

"I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure -- which is: Try to please everybody." ~ Herbert Swope, address, Dec. 20, 1950

Monday, March 30, 2009

Please, give me a sign

"People are hungry for messages of hope and life." ~ Morgan Brittany

Friday, March 27, 2009

Never be late for Sunday brunch

"I believe that the Good Lord gave us a finite number of heartbeats and I'm damned if I'm going to use up mine running up and down a street." ~ Neil Armstrong on jogging, in an interview with Walter Cronkite

Thursday, March 26, 2009

Doing it my way

“I realize that humor isn't for everyone. It's only for people who want to have fun, enjoy life, and feel alive.” ~ Anne Wilson Schaef

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Love -- it's worth embracing

"Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love." ~ Albert Einstein

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

I've loved you so long

"One's first love is always perfect until one meets one's second love." ~ Elizabeth Aston

Monday, March 23, 2009

Spring, when a person's fancy turns to...

"You call it madness, but I call it love." ~ Don Byas

Friday, March 20, 2009

Moving on to spring...

"The first day of spring is one thing, and the first spring day is another. The difference between them is sometimes as great as a month." ~ Henry Van Dyke

Thursday, March 19, 2009


"Winter is on my head, but eternal spring is in my heart." ~ Victor Hugo

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Soft focus, please, and only my right side

"I wish I had a twin, so I could know what I'd look like without plastic surgery." ~ Joan Rivers

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Does this make my legs look fat?

"Recently, an Associated Press story about the New York City subway system caught my eye. According to subway officials, a leading cause of subway delays is crash dieters who faint on the platform or on the train. That's right -- crash dieters who pass out and require medical help are a top cause of transit delays." ~ The South Beach Diet Supercharged by Dr. Arthur Agatston

Monday, March 16, 2009

Tipsy Santa

"If you drink don't drive. Don't even putt." ~ Dean Martin

Friday, March 13, 2009

Grinning Peeping Tom

Relying on the government to protect your privacy is like asking a peeping tom to install your window blinds.” ~ John Perry Barlow

Thursday, March 12, 2009

A pink tie affair

"Say it loud and say it proud -- a real man can wear any color he wants! And if he wants to show support for those with breast cancer, the secure and discriminating man wears pink." ~ thebreastcancersite.com

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

No need for sleeping pills

“Cats are rather delicate creatures and they are subject to a good many ailments, but I never heard of one who suffered from insomnia.” ~ Joseph Wood Krutch

Tuesday, March 10, 2009


"How beautiful it is to do nothing, and then rest afterward.” ~ Spanish Proverb

Monday, March 9, 2009


"We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men who walked through the huts comforting others, giving away their last piece of bread. They may have been few in number, but they offer sufficient proof that everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms -- to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way." ~ Viktor Frankl

Friday, March 6, 2009

Dying tulip

"They say such nice things about people at their funerals that it makes me sad to realize that I'm going to miss mine by just a few days." ~ Garrison Keillor

Thursday, March 5, 2009

Hints of spring

"An optimist is the human personification of spring."~ Susan J. Bissonette

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Gift paper

"I dwell in possibility..." ~ Emily Dickinson

Tuesday, March 3, 2009


"The wicked are wicked, no doubt, and they go astray and they fall, and they come by their deserts: but who can tell the mischief which the very virtuous do?" ~ William Makepeace Thackeray

Thursday, February 26, 2009

Honey, you really should try my moisturizer

“I don't need a man. But I'm happier with one. I like to have someone I can touch and squeeze and kiss. But I don't fold up and die if I don't have a man around.” ~ Cher

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

There are disadvantages to having an outdoor office

"We don't care. We don't have to. We're the phone company." ~ Lily Tomlin

Monday, February 23, 2009

Not a cubicle!

"I worked in my cubicle so I could pay for my house in Windsor, and I looked at that situation, sold the house, sold the car, quit the cubicle and kept the sailboat." ~ George Young

Friday, February 20, 2009

College subway station

"America believes in education: the average professor earns more money in a year than a professional athlete earns in a whole week." ~ Evan Esar

Thursday, February 19, 2009


"I did not have three thousand pairs of shoes, I had one thousand and sixty." ~ Imelda Marcos

Wednesday, February 18, 2009


“Just as your car runs more smoothly and requires less energy to go faster and farther when the wheels are in perfect alignment, you perform better when your thoughts, feelings, emotions, goals, and values are in balance.” ~ Brian Tracy

Tuesday, February 17, 2009


“My final, considered judgement is that the hardy bulb [garlic] blesses and ennobles everything it touches -- with the possible exception of ice cream and pie.” ~ Angelo Pellegrini, The Unprejudiced Palate (1948)

Monday, February 16, 2009

The curse of being beautiful

"Just standing around looking beautiful is so boring, really boring, so boring." ~ Michelle Pfeiffer