Today I was able to check off:
- Front yard cleanup
- Specialty Society minutes
- And a laptop “fix” that I needed to try.
Okay, I can goof off with minimal guilt.
Okay, the guilt is here, but I’m goofing off anyway. So there.
“By admonishing each other to stay silent, we're weakening our ability to respond to criticism with humor and perspective.”and
“I for one, will not be silenced just to be sweet and polite and compliant and oh so politically correct...never ever. Never.”They are confusing civility with censorship. Come on, people! There is a time and place for everything. Use your intelligence to respond thoughtfully and not spout off the first negative, hurtful thing that comes to mind – even if it is your “right.” Your message will then more likely be taken seriously and not dismissed as a rant from a nut case or hate monger.
Alex Moore Challenge: Join me! Pick a new writing goal or achievement for the next year. It doesn't have to be fancy or stressful or inventive or creative. And don't select something just because it sounds classy or bookish or hip. It just has to be something that means something to you.
1. Put new GOAL in writing. Use sticky note or parchment paper, whatever - just get it down.Here's my answer Alex:
2. Find a picture that represents that goal. Rip it out of a magazine, doodle it, snap it with your iPhone.
3. Tape them together & post in prominent place: mirror, bedside, locker, computer.
4. Snap a picture of the duo -- and email to me. Let me post the pretty pics over the next 365 days on this blog. Well...er...at least on the Tuesdays of those 365 days... :)
5. Include your goal in the comment section, too -- leave evidence of your hope in the blogosphere. We here at Adventures in Writing want to
ridiculesupport you as you reach for the stars.
The Symphony of Science is a musical project by John Boswell designed to deliver scientific knowledge and philosophy in musical form. Here you can watch music videos, download songs, read lyrics and find links relating to the messages conveyed by the music.If you loved Cosmos by Carl Sagan, you will love this website's musical videos. Other greats in the scientific world you will see here include Neil deGrasse Tyson, Richard Feynman and Stephen Hawking and even my favorite, Bill Nye the 'Science Guy' is in one of them.