A New Day, A New Perspective

Month: September 2012

Just Write and Keep Writing!

“A writer cannot choose when or if success will come.  You can only do your best and be prepared for your moment of opportunity by writing, writing, writing – and then writing some more.” – Noreen Ayres


Change and Wishes

Being in such a state of change and self-reflection this year has proven to be a challenging, heartbreaking, sometimes tormenting, and sometimes joyful, happy, amazing experience.  The roller coaster of emotions brought on by great change can seem like too much to bear at times.  Yet the times like this – depending on how we… Read More ›

No Failure!

“There is no failure except in no longer trying.  There is no defeat except from within, no really insurmountable barrier save our own inherent weakness of purpose.” – Elbert Hubbard


“We all face obstacles of one kind or another in life, but if you let your deepest passion serve as your fuel, you’ll be able to travel the road back and move on to make your dreams happen.” – Dr. Francisco Bucio

In Pursuit of Passion

” Many of us are afraid to follow our passions, to pursue what we want most because it means taking risks and even facing failure.  But to pursue your passion with all your heart and soul is success in itself.  The greatest failure is to have never really tried.”  – Robyn Allan

Comet watching TV

Random Ramblings and Pet Peeves

I love watching commercials sometimes, they can be very entertaining or informative depending on the product and how it is being marketed.  I confess that a few commercials out there  are grating on my nerves, meaning I can’t stand them.      I won’t name any product names, but these commercials just bother me because of how… Read More ›

Quote Sept 19th

“Neither a wise man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower

photo by cc

Mood Swing Alert!

Our moods are one of the most contagious things on the planet, and one of the things that is easy to learn to control.  Have you ever had a morning when you woke up in a bad mood?  Or there are those days when things just feel a bit off and nothing seems to go right? … Read More ›


Just me

This week has been a week of happiness, grief and reflection.  September the 9th was my oldest daughters birthday, but September 11th was my dad’s birthday.  So often through the years they enjoyed celebrating their birthdays today with my dad joking in earlier years that he didn’t get as many toys as Casey. I am so… Read More ›

Casey Keal

Ninteen and Hopeful

Today is my oldest daughters birthday.  Today she is nineteen years old.  It’s hard to believe how fast time goes by.  It seems like you blink a few times and they are grown. We have so many wonderful memories of childhood, even though there were various hardships and struggles along the way.  Just watching your… Read More ›

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