“Have regular hours for work and play; make each day both useful and pleasant, and prove that you understand the worth of time by employing it well. Then youth will be delightful, old age will bring few regrets, and life become a beautiful success, in spite of poverty.”
- Louisa May Alcott, [...]
You know those terrible, often harassing, email forwards so popular in the early 2000s? Well a lot of older people still circulate the same old emails with poor graphics and all. I received one not too long ago that had some actual wisdom (you know, once you get past the .gif of a [...]
I’m always impressed when I get a fortune cookie that not only makes sense but also has something to offer in terms of wisdom. (I’ve long given up on the idea that they should have an actual “fortune” in them like “You will be rich one day, somehow” or something.)
Here’s one I cracked open [...]
“This is what I tell young women who ask me for career advice. People are going to try to trick you. To make you feel that you are in competition with one another. ’You’re up for a promotion. If they go with a woman, it’ll be between you and Barbara.’ Don’t be fooled. [...]
- Bob Dylan
I love Bob Dylan. I’ve heard so many love quotes about how being in it can make you crazy, absent minded, etc. but never so elegantly and simply put like this. Genius.
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.