Monthly Archives: December 2012

2012 in review


The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: About 55,000 tourists visit Liechtenstein every year. This blog was viewed about 250,000 times in 2012. If it were Liechtenstein, it would take about … Continue reading

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If you aim at nothing, you’ll hit it every time.


If you aim at nothing, you’ll hit it every time.  – Zig Ziglar What does that mean? Also attributed to B.J. Marshall, this is more a truism than anything else. So many people, myself included, who just do things, without any … Continue reading

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The very purpose of spirituality is self-discipline. Rather than criticizing others, we should evaluate and criticize ourselves.


The very purpose of spirituality is self-discipline. Rather than criticizing others, we should evaluate and criticize ourselves. – Dalai Lama What does that mean? Recently, I was riding in a car when the driver criticized the driver we were following for their … Continue reading

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I don’t consider myself bald, I’m just taller than my hair.


I don’t consider myself bald, I’m just taller than my hair. – Seneca What does that mean? While this may seem a flippant quote, to me, it has deeper meaning. To me this quote is about being at ease with who … Continue reading

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The bravest are those who have vision of what is before them, glory and danger alike, and yet notwithstanding, go out to meet it.


The bravest are those who have vision of what is before them, glory and danger alike, and yet notwithstanding, go out to meet it. – Thucydides What does that mean? In researching this quote, I found it is sourced both … Continue reading

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Your first 10,000 photographs are your worst.


Your first 10,000 photographs are your worst. – Henri Cartier-Bresson What does that mean? I love this quote, as it is all about short-cuts, or more precisely, the lack of them. While there may be some on a map, in real … Continue reading

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The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.


The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page. – Saint Augustine What does that mean? This is an interesting way of making an analogy. One page of a book will only give you so … Continue reading

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