Grab Your Opportunity

July 6th, 2012
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“When someone says ‘Opportunity only knocks once,’ what in the world are they thinking?
Opportunity exists virtually everywhere you look.”
~ Richard Carlson

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July 3rd, 2012
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I recently became familiar with the term YOLO.  My son used it in his graduation speech and I had to sheepishly ask him afterwards what it meant.  “Mom, you know, it means ‘You Only Live Once’!” Of course I know the phrase, “You Only Live Once” and have heard it at least a million times, but I don’t think of it as YOLO. It’s hard to stay on top of the latest in lingo especially when it’s constantly changing!!  Everywhere I turn, I either hear or see someone saying YOLO or it’s stamped on T-shirt’s or painted and written as… Read More

Happy New Year!

January 1st, 2012
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We will open the book.  Its pages are blank.  We are going to put words on them ourselves.  The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year’s Day.                       ~ Edith Lovejoy Pierce Happy New Year!  The idea that 365 days stand before us, fresh and unmarked, ready to be embraced is rather daunting. As I flip through my new 2012 Metropolitan Museum of Art calendar book that my Dad gave me for Christmas, I am hesitant to write in it because I want 2012 to remain unchanged.  What will this year bring?  Will I be ready?  How… Read More