Write About It

Very wise words from Hunter S. Thompson, so, Go write about it!

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Make Mistakes and Roll With Them

“Weren’t you worried you would make a mistake?” I ask. “Made two of ‘em. No one seemed to notice.” I nearly choke on my carrot stick. “What? You made two mistakes?” “Acting’s like real life, Mon. You make a mistake,…

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The Truth is Hidden Within Us

Remember when I used to feature a quotation on this blog every week? That was a long time ago. Today, I thought I’d share a nice quote with you all here.I really like this one. It shows a connection that…

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Collected Wisdom This Week

I’ve come across a few really cool jewels of wisdom in my online travels this week. I wanted to share them with you. This week’s contributers are, Reverend Run (of Run-DMC.) – he posts inspirational Tweets each and every day….

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Quotations of the Week

I thought I’d share with you some of the quotes I’ve been posting this week from my commonplace blog. If you like what you read, check out Thoughtful Cacophony. Motivational Monday – I always start out the week with a…

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What’s It Mean?

I’ve picked up a few stock phrases that my dad always used to use when I was a kid. I’ve done the same thing with my some of my grandpa’s phrases. I never thought twice about what some of those…

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The Beauty in Halloween

“In the face of all the horror, the small-minded stupidity, the endless bloody wars, and inevitable death, people have gone on and on constructing things of beauty.” – Kieran Egan. Teaching as Story Telling. The Althouse Press: London, 1986 pg…

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Kids Aren’t China Dolls

I don’t know why some parents treat their children like they are precious and breakable items that need to be constantly looking their best. It’s okay for children to get muddy. It’s alright if they come home with a grass…

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Dragons Can Be Defeated

“The important thing about any story where you fight a dragon is not that you’re telling people that dragons are real. But that you’re telling people that dragons can be defeated. And that is a huge, true thing. And something…

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Never Think

As you know, I like to collect quotations. Often when I am reading, I stop at a passage that speaks to me and underline it. If it’s a library book, I keep a paper bookmark where I can write down…

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