Archives for the day of: July 19, 2016

My motto although I don’t always live by it. ~~dru~~
To try is to do “something” (even if at times it causes harm), to do “nothing” (is also to do something) can easily cause a greater harm.

Expat Journal: Postcards from the Edge

Steve Honduras BW WEBThis is an open letter to my younger blog followers, primarily (but not exclusively). I am much older than you in many cases, but I don’t consider myself totally irrelevant. Bruised, battered and cynical for sure; apathetic possibly—but not irrelevant (not yet anyway). And I’m not completely apathetic, or I wouldn’t be taking the time to write to you (now would I?).

In my younger days, even into my late 50’s, I thought of myself as more of an activist. Not that I was in the street marching and protesting, but I was always pretty strident in my opinions. I guess that I still am, although I’m not so quick to share them publicly anymore. I used to think of myself as “fighting the good fight.” Now, I think I was just banging my head against a brick wall.

I’ve always been a romantic and an idealist, with an ingrained…

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 I Heard the Flower

Sing Her Fragrant Song Today  

Melody was Scent


Georgia O’keefe

 Happy Birthday Ronovan         ~~dru~~

THANXsiameseAgain I say “Thanks” to Thumbup for nominating me to this 3-Day Quote Challenge and remind all of you that visiting her at the Playground where she romps most days is always fun.  To make this easier for my 3 new nominees for the day I’m including a link to her post with the rules of this challenge.                       So Drop by and ENJOY!  playgroundCATZ








Maya Angelou


My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style




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“Love without compassion is not love Compassion without love is not possible”  ~~~dru~~~



Day 3  ~~dru~~