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Instant Wisdom

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.” ~Lao Tzu “And then goes on and on for like freakin’ forever!” ~Derek Tzu (Lao’s nephew) If only wisdom were microwaveable.

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Knowledge

Knowledge is like a Potluck Dinner Avoid the store bought stuff Go back for seconds on the good stuff And get the recipe for the best stuff!

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Tips for Writers: Find Someone to Love Story With

“Reading makes immigrants of us all. It takes us away from home, but more important, it finds homes for us everywhere.” ~Jean Rhys Perhaps the most universal piece of advice for writers is, “Read, read, read!” Let me just amen … Continue reading

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Once a Teacher, Always a Teacher

“A teacher is someone who talks in someone else’s sleep.”  ~W. H. Auden “One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world.”  ~Malala Yousafzai “I touch the future. I teach.”  ~Christa McAuliffe ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ Thanks … Continue reading

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Learning to Live

“Throughout the whole of life one must continue to learn to live, and what amazes us even more, throughout the whole of life one must continue to learn to die.” ~Seneca

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How Animals Teach Us to be Human

The animals I’ve loved have taught me far more than I’ve taught them. For example: Animal behaviorists say that cats are loners. And this is sometimes mistaken for proof that cats don’t care. False. I know this because I’m a … Continue reading

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