Remembering the people who died while serving our country. #MemorialDay #MemorialDay2018
"Be authentic...not unique." —Unknown #inspiration #beyou #loveyourself
President Trump, Congress, and the rest of our elected officials, I hope that yesterday's March for Our Lives was a wake-up call. Your jobs are on the line. Stop catering to PACs, and start listening to your community. Just look at the recent mid-term election in Pennsylvania, where it was an overwhelmingly red state, but a democrat just won. Our children are crying out for change, and you cannot ignore them. Our youngest generations created change during the Civil Rights Movement, the Women's Rights Movement, and most recently, during President Barack Obama's election. Our children will always be the change. #WakeUp
"Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare."—Audre Lorde Even the greatest among us must remember to take some time for relaxation, a necessary component of self-care. Stepping back and taking a breath does not show weakness; rather, it shows your intelligence and wisdom to let … Continue reading Take Some Time for You
A friend of mine posted this quote by Maya Angelou, and I was so touched by it that I had to make a pictogram. In your darkest days, may you always remember your beauty and strength within.
If they give you ruled paper, write the other way.—Juan Ramón Jiménez Just another reminder to always march to the beat of your own drum.
For the month of November, you may see less of your friends as they participate in the annual event known as NaNoWriMo. Writers—veterans and newbies—vow to spend the month of November writing a book of 50,000 words. I've thought about participating before, but 50,000 words seemed so overwhelming. These past two years, however, have proven … Continue reading A Journey of 50,000 Words #NaNoWriMo
Let's spread love and not hate. #LoveWillWin
Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.—Maya Angelou
A man not only needs to know how to fish, he needs to have the freedom to do it and a place to do it. That's where community comes in. We have to help each other, and we feel government has a very important role therein.—Bill Ayres