Video above by Mary. " Be the best of whatever you are."
1. Throw out nonessential numbers. This includes age, weight and height. Let the doctors worry about them. That is why you pay 'them'
2. Keep only cheerful friends. The grouches pull you down.
3. Keep learning. Learn more about the computer, crafts, gardening, whatever.. Never let the brain idle.. 'An idle mind is the devil's workshop.'
4. Enjoy the simple things.
5. Laugh often, long and loud. Laugh until you gasp for breath.
6. The tears happen. Endure, grieve, and move on. The only person, who is with us our entire life, is ourselves.. Be ALIVE while you are alive.
7. Surround yourself with what you love , whether it's family, pets, keepsakes, music, plants, hobbies, whatever. Your home is your refuge..
8. Cherish your health: If it is good, preserve it. If it is unstable, improve it. If it is beyond what you can improve, get help.
9. Don't take guilt trips. Take a trip to the mall, even to the next county; to a foreign country but NOT to where the guilt is.
10. Tell the people you love that you love them, at every opportunity.
AND ALWAYS REMEMBER :Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
I am in need of my Starbucks Coffee coffee before I go any further, and I hope that some of you will be here with me. It smells so good and I know that it will help us get off to another good start.
I am on my way to see my friends this morning. Mary and I enjoyed looking over Sara's blog yesterday afternoon. The pictures are beautiful Sara. And you are doing a wonderful job training these Shelties. Here is where I like to go early in the mornings Sara's Dog Training . DAD.
When I was a little boy, my mom liked to make breakfast food for dinner every now and then. And I remember one night in particular when she had made breakfast after a long, hard day at work. On that evening so long ago, my mom placed a plate of eggs, sausage and extremely burned biscuits in front of my dad.
I remember waiting to see if anyone noticed! Yet all my dad did was reach for his biscuit, smile at my mom and ask me how my day was at school. I don't remember what I told him that night, but I do remember watching him smear butter and jelly on that biscuit and eat every bite!
When I got up from the table that evening, I remember hearing my mom apologize to my dad for burning the biscuits. And I'll never forget what he said: "Baby, I love burned biscuits."
Later that night, I went to tell Daddy good night and I asked him if he really liked his biscuits burned. He wrapped me in his arms and said, "Your Momma put in a hard day today and she's real tired. And besides - a little burnt biscuit never hurt anyone!"
You know, life is full of imperfect things.....and imperfect people. I'm not the best housekeeper, cook or the best anything.
What I've learned over the years is that learning to accept each other's faults - and choosing to celebrate each other's differences - is one of the most important keys to creating a healthy, growing, and lasting relationship. `
I like that above very much, sent by Sue.
I am going to stop right here. We are supposed to have a sunny day, and if so I am going to enjoy it to the fullest. We have had rain and then some more rain..
I hope that we all can be content with our lot today, smile all you can and be kind and things will work out alright. And as I said up in the Video, be the best that you can. I was listing to it just now I felt like I was a little scrub by the side of the road.
BYE BYE DAD.
(Look right over to your right and you will see Dad's Rose Album & Princess is in it. ) ..
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