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Thoroughly prepared

Rainy days and sunshine

“Some people are making such thorough preparation for rainy days that they aren’t enjoying today’s sunshine.” – William Feather

Life’s a real balancing act, isn’t it?  Reminds me of that old Kenny Rogers song, about knowing when to walk away and when to run… how do we know when we have focused too much or not enough energy on preparations for the future?  How is that compatible with “be here, now”? Balance is just a tricky customer, I’ve determined. The fact is, we DON’T know, until CLICK to read more

How To Make Money Without A Job – Forbes

How To Make Money Without A Job – Forbes.

This article showed up in my Facebook news feed.  I knew I’d read it before when I got to the part about the painter’s “traffic pattern” observations.  I looked at the by-line and found that the article dates from 2011.

I have been reading Forbes for a long time. Yes, of course I’ve read this article before, probably back in 2011 when it was first published.

Why, then, is it in my news feed in 2013?

I think I am being nudged in an entrepreneurial direction…


For those grumpy, out-of-sorts moments

Maybe it’s just that time of year, when I am done, done, DONE with the relentlessness of perpetually blue skies and dry lawns. Or maybe it’s just that patience has never been my strong suit, and I’ve been practicing it so long now it’s just freakin’ ridiculous.

QUENCH ME, ALREADY. I have been SO ready for SO long now.

*shakes fist at sky*

I’m so sick of the sunshine baby ’cause it burns my skin. I’m so sick of the sunshine, tell me when the storm comes in.

Cosmo Jarvis, 'Sunshine' — Song Premiere and 'Think Bigger' Album Info – Spinner.

Validation from the Universe :)

Man, when the Universe wants you to know that you’ve made the right move, validation is swift and undeniable. I made a decision, acted on it and then went to read my News Feed on Facebook. Here’s what I found:


… followed closely by this:

(you can find the whole article at Personal Finance Lessons From Harry Potter)

And if you just surfed on in and you’re wondering what this is all about –

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