Tag: success

Being here

Being here

How I wish, how I wish you were here. We’re just two lost souls swimming in a fish bowl, year after year. Running over the same old ground. What …

 

You’re not a swan

You’re not a swan

You know, sometimes the ugly duckling grows up to be … a duck. I was raised on the Hans Christian Andersen stories. My uncle’s name …

 

How to have the time of your life

How to have the time of your life

These dogs are relaxing just outside the Garage Project in Aro Valley. Garage Project is one of the local successes in the current resurgence of …

 

Keeping up

Keeping up

I’m walking down the street early this afternoon. I’ve just had a successful meeting. Things are going well. Suddenly, there’s a lemon tree, complete with lemons, …

 

100 days

100 days

It’s 100 days before the opening of the rugby World Cup. In 100 days this stadium will be transformed into a hive of activity, as …

 

357 – Daffodils

357 – Daffodils

I love daffodils – it’s such a crazy name for starters, but beyond that I love they way they are, for the most part, unassuming …

 

125 – It’s not raining on here

125 – It’s not raining on here

Never allow anyone to rain on your parade and thus cast a pall of gloom and defeat on the entire day. Remember that no talent, …

 

107 – Sun and sky

107 – Sun and sky

Flowers always make people better, happier and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine to the soul. — Luther Burbank Outside our kitchen window we …

 

070 – Successful you

070 – Successful you

I walk into the study to get something. I notice a book on the desk I hadn’t seen before. I pick it up and flick …