99% Rise Up

I have to digress from sharing more of my new mentor THOREAU to again put in my two cents worth about this recent uproar about the 1%! To me it is about as newsworthy as under inflated footballs! Evidently members … Continue reading

Walden by Thoreau Part 5

Yes today we are back to THOREAU! ENJOY! 1. “Why should we live with such hurry and waste of life? We are determined to be starved before we are hungry. Men say that a stitch in time saves nine, and … Continue reading

Robbin’ Hood Obama

I had said that I was going to share more of my new hero and mentor HENRY DAVID THOREAU; however I must put in my two cents worth about Obama’s State of the Union message. I guess we can now … Continue reading

Richest 1%

Just read an article on CNN saying by 2016 the richest 1% will own more than the other 99%. This evidently accounts for 80 BILLIONAIRES and MULT-BILLIONAIRES. So some person plans to raise holy hell about this at Davos next … Continue reading

Walden by Thoreau Part 4

Yes we are back to my new mentor: HENRY DAVID THOREAU: 1. “The millions are awake enough for physical labor; but only one in a million is awake enough for effective intellectual exertion, only one in a hundred millions to … Continue reading

Passion for PERFECTION

Tom Peters nailed it: PASSION FOR PERFECTION! If for some reason you have never heard of TOM PETERS then Google him! Then read EVERY book he has authored! Today you do NOT see PASSION FOR PERFECTION! My Mom was a … Continue reading

Walden by Thoreau Part 2

Sorry I have not been able to do this sooner. We just have had the Arctic Express barrel through western North Carolina for the past several days taking us to below ZERO where I am. I had to quickly learn … Continue reading

Walden by Thoreau Part 1

You might wonder why I selected to share for next several days what the great American writer Henry David Thoreau has to say in his classic Walden. I was blown away when I started reading it! Thoreau could have been … Continue reading

Opportunity!

Found another quote I LOVE for OPPORTUNITY from File No. 113 by Emile Gaboriau: “Fortune is not to be wasted upon idle fools. In this furious race of self-interest, it requires great skill to bestride the capricious mare called Opportunity, … Continue reading