“Truer Words Were Never Spoken”

    - Courtesy American Transcendentalism Web Ralph Waldo Emerson Essays, First Series[1841] Self-Reliance Study Materials "Ne te quæsiveris extra." ("Seek not yourself from outside yourself".) "Man is his own star; and the soul that can Render an honest and a perfect man, Commands all light, all influence, all fate; Nothing to him falls early... Continue Reading →

Beloved Beauty

Dear Daughter in-law, Remember how hard childbirth was, ESPECIALLY the second time around? When you thought you should know better. That you really should know what you are doing by now, and should be able to handle it so much better? How truly exhausting and painful it was? How the nurses would say how great... Continue Reading →

“No Santa Claus! Thank God! he lives, and he lives forever. A thousand years from now, Virginia, nay, ten times ten thousand years from now, he will continue to make glad the heart of childhood.”

VIRGINIA O’HANLON What became of Virginia O'Hanlon? Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus. Here, in this undated closed captioned video, Virginia O'Hanlon (July 20, 1889 — May 13, 1971) reads the September 21, 1897 reply to her letter to the New York Sun to a group of children (date unknown).  "This work of veteran... Continue Reading →

Blis(s) should be a 4-letter word.

  According to the Merriam Webster dictionary, bliss is: 1 : complete happiness enjoying eternal bliss in heaven marital bliss the sheer bliss of an afternoon at the spa 2 : paradise, heaven   According to Carl Jung, "That which we resist, persists." Ever notice the same issues, problems, or difficulties seem to rear their... Continue Reading →

Age discrimination is REAL!!!

I know age discrimination is REAL! I had a great job interview last week and was told they would make a decision this week. Today, I researched the company online and saw they had REPOSTED an ad for the same position YESTERDAY under, "COLLEGE GRAD" wanted on a different webpage. Youth over experience, I don't... Continue Reading →

Finding the takeaway is key

*One caveat, no matter how desperate you are to rejoin the workforce, do yourself a favor and do your due diligence.* Obviously, something that seems too good to be true, is more than likely just that, too good to be true. Research organizations you are applying to. I had one telephone conversation with a company... Continue Reading →

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