january 24, 2019

“One of the secrets of life is to make stepping stones out of stumbling blocks.” ~ Jack Penn     I made my way to Young Library on Tuesday and saw for the first time the beautiful sculpture of Alice Allison Dunnigan. Created by Amanda Matthews from here in Lexington, the statue was first displayed in the Newseum in Washington, D.C. before coming to UK. It will eventually land in

november 22, 2017

“Your happiness isn’t dependent on where you live, how much you weigh, or what you do for work. The key to happiness is appreciating what you have at this moment.” ~ Jessica Blanchard     Young Library has a nice exhibit of photos lining the entrance walls. They depict student protests from 1960 to the present. I was struck by the majority of photos depicting protests just in the last

november 7, 2014

“Understand that not everything is meant to be understood. Live, let go, and don’t worry about what you can’t change.” ~ Unknown     It’s Friday. The clouds parted. The sun shined. The moon is nearly full. I got a lot of things done. I talked to some great folks along the way. You add up all the little things that go right, and they equal a great day.