Death, Endurance, Perspective, Quote of the Day, Travel

September 10, 2013

“All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy;

for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves;

we must die to one life before we can enter into another.”

Anatole France

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Phraya Nakhon Cave in Khao Sam Roi Yot National ParkPrachuap Khiri KhanThailand

Endurance, Perspective, Quote of the Day

January 15, 2013

“Our wounds are often the openings into the best and most beautiful part of us.”
― David Richo

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Perspective, Quote of the Day

January 12, 2013

I have confidence in my ability to do whatever I set my mind to

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Music, Quote of the Day

January 10, 2013

My passion is the key to my abundance.

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1/10/2007: The United States Postal Service releases a beautiful 39 cent stamp with Ella’s portrait.

The First Day of Issue Ceremony was held at Jazz at Lincoln Center, Ella’s son, Ray Brown, Jr. spoke from the heart.

Quote of the Day

January 7, 2013

One of the main weaknesses of mankind is the average person’s familiarity with the word ‘impossible.’ He knows all the rules that will not work. He knows all the things that cannot be done.
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This was the magnificent end of a long hike on Maui.
This was the magnificent end of a long hike on Maui.
Music, Perspective, Quote of the Day

January 1, 2013: Happy New Year!

“…the fear of making a mistake can be the biggest mistake.”

– Ronald M. Borczon in Music Therapy: A Fieldwork Primer

May your year be full of mistakes & successes & learning opportunities & teaching moments!

...that must be a typo. They mean please get on the stage, right? - Kailua, Hawaii
…that must be a typo. They mean please get on the stage, right? – Kailua, Hawaii
Endurance, Perspective, Quote of the Day

December 31, 2012

“The damage has been done. Life is about picking up the pieces and moving forward.” – Dawn Iwamasa

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Angie & Dawn

Enjoy the last day of the year!!

Endurance, Perspective, Quote of the Day, Tolerance

December 30, 2012

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring: all of which have the potential to turn a life around. ~ Leo F. Buscaglia

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Bozeman, Montana

Nature, Perspective, Quote of the Day

December 29, 2012

The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows. ~ Sydney J. Harris

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Big Sky, Montana

Endurance, Nature, Perspective, Quote of the Day, Tolerance

December 28, 2012

 

 

 

 “In the practice of tolerance, one’s enemy is the best teacher.” ~ Dalai Lama

DSC00048Someday I will master this pose and fall over with joy. – Bend, Oregon