TV Lessons

“This instrument can teach. it can illuminate, and yes, it can even inspire, but it can do so only to the extent that humans are determined to use it toward those ends.” ~ Edward R. Morrow speaking about television I’m a big TV and movie nerd. It’s not that I know everything about the latestContinue reading “TV Lessons”

Unrelated Lessons This Week

“The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.” ~ William James “We can’t understand when we’re pregnant, or when our siblings are expecting, how profound it is to have a shared history with a younger generation: blood, genes, humor. It means we were actually here, on Earth, for aContinue reading “Unrelated Lessons This Week”

Dune – Evil Kills Itself

“I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will let it pass over me and through me. And when it has passed I will turn the inner eye to see its path. Where it has gone, there will be nothing.Continue reading “Dune – Evil Kills Itself”


“If you love someone, set them free. If they come back they’re yours; if they don’t they never were.” ~ Richard Bach “The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends.” ~ B. R. Amedkar “For where all love is, the speaking is unnecessary.” ~ Diana Gabaldon, Outlander I honestly can’t rememberContinue reading “Outlander”


“The problem for all women is we’re identified by how we look instead of our heads and hearts.” ~ Gloria Steinem “Women tend to be conservative in youth and get more radical as they get older because they lose power with age. So if a young woman is not a feminist, I say, ‘Just wait.’”Continue reading “Dietland”