Tag Archives: poverty

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

Posted in abundance, Aging, Careers, Education, Family, GRATITUDE, Grief, Health, History, Nature, Parenting, Photography, Poetry, Politics, Work and Labor | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Gratitude Sunday: This Very Now

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “Meanwhile time flies; it flies never to be regained.” Virgil Sunday Haiku Clouds obscure morning sun, afternoon clears, lighting bright robust roses. Sunday Musings Time is an odd thing. You can’t hold … Continue reading

Posted in abundance, Education, GRATITUDE, Grief, Health, History, Nature, Photography, Poetry, Psychology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in abundance, Aging, Careers, Education, GRATITUDE, Grief, Health, History, Nature, Photography, Poetry, Politics, Work and Labor | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Gratutude Sunday: Living La No Bootstrap Loca

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “It’s all right to tell a man to lift himself by his own bootstraps, but it is cruel jest to say to a bootless man that he ought to lift himself by … Continue reading

Posted in abundance, Aging, GRATITUDE, Grief, Health, History, Nature, Photography, Poetry, Politics, Vacations | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Gratitude Sunday: A Memorial Day For All

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “Service is the rent you pay for room on this earth.” Shirley Chisholm Sunday Haiku One freaky warm week belies cooler spring days to follow; shawl weather. Sunday Musings As we come … Continue reading

Posted in abundance, Aging, Careers, Education, Family, GRATITUDE, Grief, Health, History, Nature, Parenting, Photography, Poetry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Aging, Education, GRATITUDE, Grief, Health, History, Nature, Photography, Poetry, Politics, Work and Labor | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Gratitude Sunday: Complaint And Desire

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “Once poor, always wanting. Rich is just a way of wanting bigger.” Lily Tomlin as character Wanda Mae Wilford in her video Lily, a 1973 variety show television special with Alan Alda … Continue reading

Posted in abundance, Aging, GRATITUDE, Grief, Health, History, Nature, Photography, Poetry, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Gratitude Sunday: Opening Imagination; or, Proactive Thinking

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “The reason we have poverty is that we have no imagination. There are a great many people accumulating what they think is vast wealth, but it’s only money… they don’t know how … Continue reading

Posted in abundance, Aging, Careers, Education, Entertainment, Family, GRATITUDE, Grief, Health, History, Nature, Parenting, Photography, Poetry, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Gratitude Sunday: To Our Health

Gratitude * Sunday   Quote of the Week – “In a country well governed, poverty is something to be ashamed of. In a country badly governed, wealth is something to be ashamed of.” Confucius Sunday Haiku Sun, rain, snow, sleet, … Continue reading

Posted in abundance, Aging, Education, GRATITUDE, Grief, Health, History, Housing, Medicine, Nature, Photography, Poetry, Politics, Science | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Gratitude Sunday: March Is On

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “The future begins today. It is a gift to which we wake every morning. Make use of it, don’t throw it away.” Daphne du Maurier in The Scapegoat. Sunday Haiku Yellow, yellow, … Continue reading

Posted in abundance, Aging, GRATITUDE, Grief, Health, History, Medicine, Nature, Photography, Poetry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments