Category Archives: Work and Labor

Gratitude Sunday: Ms Clean A New Way

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week “What would be the point of living if we did not let life change us?” spoken by the butler, Mr Carson (actor Jim Carter) in Downton Abbey Sunday Haiku Snow teases, threatens, children … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: Time For Christmas

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week “The only certainty is that nothing is certain.” Pliny the Elder Sunday Haiku Fog lies low over valley, hill, town, and country; weather always wins. Sunday Musings When a person suffers PTSD, anxiety, … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: Nag, Nag, Nag

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “If you think you’re too small to have an impact, try going to bed with a mosquito.” Anita Roddick Sunday Haiku First nip of crisp air, chrysanthemums bloom fiercely against autumn’s threats. … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: The United States Of America Is A Lie

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “Society cares for the individual only so far as he is profitable.” Simone de Beauvoir Sunday Haiku August memories, frivolous grasshopper days, warm campfire evenings. Sunday Musings The United States of America … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: Simple Excellence

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “The purpose of human life is to serve, and to show compassion and the will to help others.” Albert Schweitzer Sunday Haiku Summer heat breaks, wind cools warmed skin, wet refreshment; flowers … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: Independence? It’s All Political

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “I claim that human mind or human society is not divided into watertight compartments called social, political, and religious. All act and react upon one another.” Mahatma Gandhi Sunday Haiku Unstable weather: … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: If You Never; or, Polish Your Lens

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “In a sane, civil, intelligent, and moral society, you don’t blame poor people for being poor.” Andrew Young Sunday Haiku Glorious dark gray, gloomy, damp, cool, mid-spring days amid bright flowers. Sunday … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: Working Forward

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “If we want boys [all youth] to succeed, we need to bring them back to education by making education relevant to them and bring in more service learning and vocational education.” Michael … Continue reading

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