Thursday, October 28, 2010

The Ever Popular Halloween Egg

There are moments in life when it is ok to NOT be practical. Allow yourself to experience a small indulgence once in awhile. It won't kill you.

Joyce's frugality and practicality made her house one of
the less popular stops during Trick or Treat.

Monday, October 25, 2010

Carve Out a Niche For Yourself

We always equate 'talent' with some form of artistic ability - visual, performance, literary. Actually talent is your ability to do anything extraordinarily well. Some of us have a talent to make others laugh, or to be kind, or to diffuse anger. There are a million talents. You probably have several.

Timmy realized he was NOT going to win this contest so
he went home to finish rebuilding his dad's tractor

Friday, October 22, 2010

Some Good Will Come of This

With insight you can reap benefits from chaos and disorder. The trick is to not let the chaos and disorder sweep you along with it.

Moments before going postal on the kids Edward remembered
that a pile of leaves is a pile of bugs. Now he wouldn't
have to feed the little nippers.

Monday, October 18, 2010

I Hate To State the Obvious, but....

Over thinking is just as much a time waster as not thinking at all. Some situations don't need to be analyzed and revisited until you're mentally exhausted. Keep it simple.

Collette was not coming up with any clues on how
to decorate
for the Barnyard Harvest Festival.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

But, We're So RIGHT For Each Other!

Relationships are so difficult during the best of times, it just makes sense to go into one with both eyes open. Don't look for perfection, but adaptability, commitment to standards and a tolerance for small dogs and chickens.

Frank's heartache began when he fell in love with
a bale
of cotton.

Friday, October 8, 2010

When Stimulus Doesn't Stimulate

The Economy is not a problem the government can fix, its a problem that only individuals can fix through the tried and true methods of saving, rather than spending, producing, rather than consuming.

Early retirement wasn't working out for Bruce and Carolyn
so it looked like it was back to the petting zoo for them.

Monday, October 4, 2010

You Need To Work On Your People Skills...

The difference between management and leadership is vision. A great leader sees the future, can take his company/family/organization far beyond their present situation. Management organizes vision and makes it happen.

Edward's idea of a team effort was everybody doing
he said.