may 31, 2019

“Fill your life with adventure, not things. Have stories to tell, not stuff to show.” ~ Unknown  

may 30, 2019

“Be kind, don’t judge, and have respect for others. If we can all do this, the world would be a better place. The point is to teach this to the next generation.” ~ Jasmine Guinness     These two guys right here: best dudes ever! EVER! I love ’em a lot.  

may 29, 2019

“Let every dawn be to you as the beginning of life, and every setting sun be to you as its close.” ~ John Ruskin     Making my way to the Drum Center who should I run into but BFF John Johnson. It’s always a great day when I get to see his smiling face, and today was a bonus day for yours truly. Finally, I got to meet the

may 28, 2019

“There’s no rule that says I have to live life like everyone else.” ~ Unknown     The Brothers Hurst don’t live their lives like everybody else. Oh, they try, but clearly they’re not always successful. That’s just one of the many reasons I love them so. Every once in a while I’m lucky enough to have time to join in their vinyl listening parties. Thus was such an occasion

may 27, 2019

“No matter how little your light is, let it shine.” ~ Saji Ijiyemi     Deb took us by the former home of Churchill Weavers in Berea. If you’re not familiar, Churchill Weavers opened in the 1920’s by, who else – Mr. and Mrs. Churchill. They’d been missionaries in India where they came to respect finely woven materials. Back in Kentucky, Mr. Churchill built the looms and Mrs. Churchill provided

may 26, 2019

“Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.” ~ Anatole France     Stacy needed to install some gear for Deb, so I tagged along to see her new house. It’s absolutely fabulous. In fact, it’s spectacular. I also got to see her beloved Banjo, best friend and protector, and her 16 year old cat, Sophie who met us at the door and welcomed us

may 25, 2019

“Accept what is. Let go of what was. Have faith in what will be.” ~ Unknown     I mentioned last week that Danielle won the Dean’s Award for Outstanding Performance. Earlier in the month, one of her students, Johanna Ball, won the libraries’ awesome student award (it’s not really called the awesome award, but since I can’t remember the exact title right now, I’m going with awesome). Danielle and

may 24, 2019

“The sexiest curve on your body is your smile. Flaunt it.” ~ Unknown  

may 23, 2019

“Dream as if you’ll live forever… live as if you’ll die today.” ~ James Dean  

may 22, 2019

“Some days you eat salads and go to the gym. Some days you eat cupcakes and refuse to put on pants. It’s called balance.” ~ TinyBuddha     Danielle, being one of the most thoughtful people I know, gave me my first orchid. It was one of the most awesome gifts she could have given me. Secretly I have wanted an orchid for a very long time, but with cats