“Summer afternoon—summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.” —Henry James
A little Wednesday morning sunshine
Thanks to the DEQ technician who made me laugh so hard my abs hurt and totally brightened my morning. It’s people like him who make the drudgeries of adulthood a little more enjoyable.
“Don’t ask yourself what the world needs. Ask yourself what makes you come alive and then go do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” —Howard Thurman
“You will work for at least forty years of your life. Think of this carefully, feel the weight of those decades in your mind, the wrinkles that will draw lines across your face and the gray that will tarnish your hair. Life melts off of you in seconds and days and years until it’s gone. Is it so much to ask to take one year amidst those forty to not work? To travel? To try out your business idea? To join a band or sculpt figurines out of clay?” —Lauren McCabe
“Volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they just have the heart.” —Elizabeth Andrew