The Letter

Actions have consequences…first rule of life. And the second rule is this: you are the only one responsible for your own actions. — Holly Lisle

Some months ago I wrote myself a letter. I’m going to post it in two parts as it is rather long. The first part follows:

Dear G:

I write this letter to me as I have many things I need to tell me, which only I can say. To start let me congratulate me on all the progress I have made so far. I have emerged from a minor depression with the feeling of renewed spirit and vigor. To that end I say, keep it up. Continue reading

Choices and Consequences

You are in control of your life. Don’t ever forget that. You are what you are because of the conscious and subconscious choices you have made. — Barbara Hall

Everyday each of us makes a variety of choices and set priorities for our actions. We do this either with a conscious effort or an unconscious one. Sometimes our choices are great, sometimes fair, and sometimes poor, and the result of our choice is very seldom evident at the outset. Continue reading

Politics and Personal Change

Although the connections are not always obvious, personal change is inseparable from social and political change. — Harriet Lerner

I noticed where the Congressional House refused to allow the good old fashion light bulb, the incandescent bulb, to live. Politicians are bound and determined to dictate how we, the people, are to live and what we can and cannot buy. Plus they require we buy what we do not want but rather what they demand we have. We no longer live in a democracy, we live in a dictatorship. However, we, we the people voted for the leadership we now have and thus it is we the people who are to blame for our own demise. Continue reading

Taxes and Realityville

I just read an article about budget shortfalls and how states are trying to tax the internet now in order to make up for those shortfalls. In fact California just did that, all in the expectations of receiving a ton of additional revenue (dream on Sacramento, dream on). Continue reading