Month: August 2014


“Tolerance is such an important life lesson that the chickens have shared with our family. Not everyone is going to like you, nor are you going to like them. However, it is important to always be courteous, respectful, and kind. You don’t have to be friends. You don’t have to hang out. But you should…

Coming of age

“The question for the child is not, Do I want to be good?, but Whom do I want to be like?” ~ Bruno Bettelheim (1903 – 1990) Do not employ handsome servants. ~ Chinese Proverb Today’s Guyku After sixty years, Questions are not about likes, They are about hows.


“Don’t flatter yourself that friendship authorizes you to say disagreeable things to your intimates. The nearer you come into relation with a person, the more necessary do tact and courtesy become.” ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809 – 1894) Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with…

Blessing and a curse

“Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1794 -1832) For purposes of action nothing is more useful than narrowness of thought combined with energy of will. ~ Henri-Frédéric Amiel (1821 – 1881) Today’s Guyku Concentrated thought, Relationship negative, Business positive.


“In taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy; but in passing it over, he is superior.” ~ Francis Bacon (1561 – 1626) Have patience awhile; slanders are not long-lived. Truth is the child of time; erelong she shall appear to vindicate thee. ~ Immanuel Kant (1724 – 1804) Today’s Guyku Revenge always…