Times change, and people change with them – or do they? A century ago, the National Cash Register Company published this cleverly illustrated guide to help its employees navigate the Road To Success.
Terri and I always seem to have a “first laugh of the day,” and today’s laugh came really early. We have a small travel alarm, which has a very dim backlight. Somehow, the clock got turned upside down without either of us noticing. I was having a small bout of insomnia,
The piles of wrapping paper are history, the leftovers are disappearing, and pine needles are collecting in open gift boxes under the tree. It’s Boxing Day, the day after Christmas, and for those still on holiday, it’s prime time for goofin’ off.
International travel is all about new cultures and experiences, and obviously we love it. But sometimes, Brothers and Sisters – you just gotta laugh.
The people of Florence have a kindness and gentleness to them that is remarkable. In a city so inundated with tourists, you would think that patience would be hard to find. But I’ve seen fruit sellers help clueless sightseers find the Duomo, police women hug and joke with school children, and bicyclists stoically steer around rubberneckers …
“I am always doing things I can’t do, that’s how I get to do them.” –Pablo Picasso
There’s something irresistible about a bride, decked out in her wedding finery. Whether she’s wearing a silken sari in Sri Lanka, or a lacy gown in Spain, you can’t help but smile.