I was too old for Mr. Rogers and his neighborhood by the time he made it to TV, but I’ve seen this video posted absolutely everywhere recently and finally decided to watch it today. Expecting some rap version of a Mr. Rogers song, I was pleasantly surprised.
I was even more enamored when I started really listening to the words and realized it’s not just for kids. It’s a good reminder for me to keep an open mind, be “available” to new things and keep my outlook positive and my thoughts fresh, creative, innovative. I liked it. See what you think.
I was just updating my “Fine Words and Wisdom” page with a quote from one of The Accidental Chef‘s posts and started wondering about what quotes mean to and about people. I realized, in rereading mine, that they provide a snapshot of who I am, what I believe and what I value.
In a recent post I wrote about an annual list I kept as a child — well into my 20s, actually. It’s a time capsule of who I was then and what I thought and felt. The similarity to the habit I have today of keeping a journal of quotes and pieces of writing that I identify with, just occurred to me as I reread some of those quotes this morning. Continue reading “Fine words and wisdom”→