Friday, January 26, 2007

It Takes a Village, Part Deux

"Eek Ack!", as my sainted grandma used to say.

I just realized that when I said advice for the Box o' Wisdom would be collected until 2ish PST what I meant to say was "2ish PST on FRIDAY".

So if you've got somethin' for The Child, leave a comment!

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Blogger jLow opined...

"Determine to live life with flair and laughter."
- - Maya Angelou

January 26, 2007 6:19 AM  
Blogger jLow opined...

"If God brings you to it, He will bring you through it."

January 26, 2007 6:20 AM  
Blogger jLow opined...

"You grow up the day you have your first real laugh at yourself."
- - Ethel Barrymore

January 26, 2007 6:24 AM  
Blogger jLow opined...

"A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song."
- - Maya Angelou

January 26, 2007 6:26 AM  
Blogger jLow opined...

"You can stand tall without standing on someone. You can be a victor without having victims."
- - Harriet Woods

January 26, 2007 6:28 AM  
Blogger jLow opined...

"There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or to be the mirror that reflects it."
- - Edith Wharton

January 26, 2007 6:32 AM  
Blogger jLow opined...

"Remember, Ginger Rogers did everything that Fred Astaire did, but she did it backwards and in high heels."
- - Faith Whittlesey

Okay - those are all the quotes I have around my desk.

January 26, 2007 6:33 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous opined...

The Light Of Integrity: The soul is dyed the color of its thoughts. Think only on those things that are in line with your principles and can bear the full light of day. The content of your character is your choice, day by day, what you choose, what you think, and what you do is who you become. Your integrity is your destiny... it is the light that guides your way."

---Heraclitus Greek Poet, Philosopher


January 26, 2007 8:19 AM  
Blogger JessnBekahsmom opined...

Okay, nothing witty like jlow (those were great, I can picture Fred and Ginger...and I am more impressed with her now), but true:

Trying to word this right, but basically, be friends with the guys. You will always have friends. You will always have a date when you need one. They will respect you more than the girls they want to go out with. Guys are straight-forward and will tell it like it is (most of the time) and they won't try to steal your boyfriend. Plus, you will get a guy's opinion when you are ready to date and also someone who will stick up for you. Trust me. My best friend for eight years was a guy. And when it came time to part ways, well, we did so as friends.

January 26, 2007 8:30 AM  
Blogger Lorraine opined...

This is so fun...y'all are coming up with some great stuff!

January 26, 2007 10:37 AM  
Blogger gina opined...

Oh, I totally 1000% second jessnbekahsmom's contribution! Right on! I was always "the friend", but it worked out well for me. I still have guy friends from 30+ years ago.

January 26, 2007 6:32 PM  

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