Like many girls, I’ve received flowers from boys for special occasions like my birthday, Sweetest Day, etc. However, I realized the other day that the sweetest flowers are the ones I feel I earn after going through the event that takes place on the same week each quarter at my job. I have [...]
- Seneca the Younger
I love this quote because it’s a great description of how I feel about every option I have right now career-wise. I’ve never [...]
What is the single most important purchase of every new year? Calendars! On an average day I use no fewer than 7 calendars* to keep myself organized and picking out new ones in 2012 can be a big task. Some of the calendars are predetermined like my big desk blotter calendar at work and my [...]
- Mary Anne Radmacher
via Explore for a Year - a great website with articles on how to quit your job to travel the world.
Leaders are not what many people think–people with huge crowds following them. Leaders are people who go their own way without caring, or even looking to see whether anyone is following them. “Leadership qualities” are not the qualities that enable people to attract followers, but those that enable them to do without them. [...]
A conventional “success” story is one where, with each next, the protagonist has more money, more respect, and more possessions. I’d like to suggest an alternative “success” story – one where, with each next, the protagonist is closer to finding that spot where he’s no longer held back by his heart, and he [...]
With so many friends leaving to go across the country for graduate school, getting married, having children, traveling, starting new careers, graduating with higher degrees, etc. and my impending quarter life crisis I’ve had some moments where I’ve had to ask myself what should I do with my life? I feel like so many people [...]
Welcome!I love Dayton, I've lived here for all of my 26 years and don't plan on settling anywhere else. I started this blog as a way to showcase the best of Dayton (as seen through my perspective) and also to share some of the things that occupy space in my mind, namely beauty, home decor, quotes, and various aspects of my life.