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A Smiley Lady’s Blog: Pep Talk

October 22, 2014
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A Smiley Lady’s Blog: Pep Talk

 In every moment, All the day through: Smile or frown? It’s up to you. From A child’s book of Optimism, A SMILEY BOOK OF COLORS www.tinyurl.com/3c2qyd6  You Deserve a Pep Talk!  Who’s Your Go To for this Important Role? Today I was kind of floundering through a bunch of tasks and not really feeling like much was getting accomplished. Procrastination was getting in my way. I know, I’ll bake some SMILEY COOKIES instead of getting back to work. While I’m waiting for those cookies to bake, how about a little snack with the SMILEY BROTHERS, RAY AND ZIN?! As one of a…

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Getting Your Act(ions) Together: About Working Productively

October 20, 2014
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Getting Your Act(ions) Together: About Working Productively

Dr. Clifford N. Lazarus ••• Gerry and Lionel were in the same graduate study group. Lionel put in at an extra five or six hours of study a day, while Gerry spent much of his free time relaxing. In terms of intelligence, nobody would dispute…

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A Smiley Lady’s Blog: Creativity #4

October 19, 2014
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A Smiley Lady’s Blog: Creativity #4

Soda Can Smiley Remember the Dr. Pepper song: I’m a pepper, he’s a pepper, she’s a pepper, we’re a pepper, wouldn’t you like to be a pepper too? That song can easily be changed to reflect this week’s topic of creativity: I’m creative, he’s creative,…

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Halloween is a Time for Decorations, Costumes and Fun!

October 19, 2014
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Halloween is a Time for Decorations, Costumes and Fun!

Many people, where I live, are decorating their homes and yards in an effort to be ready for Halloween! Halloween is cool! People love it and approach it with varying degrees of enthusiasm.  Halloween has a little bit of everything included in it, so it…

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Film: Fury

October 18, 2014
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Film: Fury

Fury | Director David Ayer | Score: 6.8 After more than two decades in the biz as one of the few remaining stars in the dwindling Hollywood constellation, Brad Pitt has taken on an increasingly rare additional aura. Because he tends to take long bouts…

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Halloween Costumes are for Adults, Kids, Pets and Good Fun for All

October 17, 2014
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Halloween Costumes are for Adults, Kids, Pets and Good Fun for All

I was never a big Halloween costume wearer, as a kid when candy was in the mix, yeah, but not as an adult.  Don’t get me wrong, I have worn costumes to parties and had fun doing it but it usually takes encouragement from my…

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Our Smiley Lady Ruth’s Blog: Don’t Wait for Opportunity to Knock

October 15, 2014
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Our Smiley Lady Ruth’s Blog: Don’t Wait for Opportunity to Knock

Door Handle Smiley Doors open for those who take the chance,  grab the handle and open them! Don’t wait for opportunity to knock Is it possible to be wide-eyed, naïve and full of wonder for your whole life. Can someone who’s been on the planet…

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A Quote for You

I came to understand that is was all right to do things for people as long as I did it for the sake of doing it... the value being more in the act than in the result.

- Joanna Field