WEDNESDAY WISDOM; 1/9/19

Published Wednesday, January 9, 2019 by Tifinie

  It is important to take a step back and reflect once in a while. Enjoy this quote and see if you can find a way to relate it to your life.   “Minds are like parachutes – they only function when open.” -Thomas Dewar   It is easy to get caught up in the details of life and lose sight of the possibilities. By stepping back and broadening your horizons, the universe will seem limitless.  Our world is what we make of it and if we begin narrowing our perspective we end up understanding… Continue Reading

WEDNESDAY WISDOM; 12/12/18

Published Wednesday, December 12, 2018 by Tifinie

  It is important to take a step back and reflect once in a while. Enjoy this quote and see if you can find a way to relate it to your life.   “Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.”  -John Wooden   John Wooden was an athlete who played as a guard for the Purdue Boilermakers’ college basketball team in Indiana between 1929 and 1932. He then moved on to be a memorable coach for 29 years at UCLA and Indiana State as he became the first person to… Continue Reading

WEDNESDAY WISDOM; 12/5/18

Published Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by Tifinie

  It is important to take a step back and reflect once in a while. Enjoy this quote and see if you can find a way to relate it to your life.   “I might only have one match, but I can make an explosion.” -Rachel Platten, Fight Song   You never know the impact you can have on others and on the world. This quote is from Fight Song, a song that came out recently with a layered message of inspiration. Simply put, if you have limited resources, try to strategically plan what you… Continue Reading

WEDNESDAY WISDOM; 11/14/18

Published Wednesday, November 14, 2018 by Tifinie

  “Believe in yourself.  You are braver than you think, more talented than you know, and capable of more than you imagine.”  -Roy T. Bennett Roy T. Bennett is the author of The Light in the Heart.  He strives to be a motivational influence in society, sharing his positive and creative thinking to all who are interested.  He desires to encourage others to believe in themselves by producing work that inspires people to become the best that they can.   WORD OF THE WEEK:  Diaphanous  (adj.) DEFINITION:  of a texture that is translucent, light, or delicate… Continue Reading

Even pros make mistakes

Published Tuesday, May 18, 2010 by Dave

If you’ve sat through the three fun-filled hours that is Excel’s grammar class, you’ve heard me mention After Deadline, the New York Times’ blog of its own grammatical snafus. (If you didn’t hear it mentioned you weren’t paying attention!) I’ll link to it here because I think reading it is a great way to keep the rules of grammar fresh long past grammar school. Plowing cover to cover through a reference manual like Strunk and White’s Elements of Style, which I also mention in grammar class, can be mind-numbingly boring. But reading grammar rules in… Continue Reading