This, from Christine Kane – Take Action in May, bears repeating just in case you missed it: Get Committed When I first began in my songwriting career, I never admitted to anyone that I was a songwriter. I didn’t want them to say, “Oh yea? Prove it!” So, I hedged. I used phrases like “kind […]
Archives for April 2007
Even if I get to the top of the ‘Top Commentator’ list in your sidebar, I’m not a ‘top commentator’. I’m a top commenter. I don’t discuss news, sports events, weather and the like on your blog, and I don’t make commentaries. I write comments. I’m a commenter.
Risk. The very word implies the possibility of failure, of injury, loss, even disaster. It also implies the possibility of gain, of growth, of advancement, or achievement. When you see or hear the word ‘risk’, does it excite or intimidate you? Does it cause salivation or dry-mouth? Do you look for ways to run toward […]
“When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson This is in my notable quotes […]
…or where it shouldn’t be. The attention should be on the absence of the kind of stupidity I described in Where’s The Outrage, not on the pervasiveness of it, because that kind of attention merely prolongs the situation. I know this, and that’s one of the things that I need to improve in my own […]