Tuesday, May 31, 2011

31 May

In the dunk tank of life, eventually the target will be hit and you’ll be soaked. Don’t despair - just be prepared with a towel and dry clothes.

Monday, May 30, 2011

30 May

Woe to those who dare question a mother's wisdom. Much woe. And no cookies.

Sunday, May 29, 2011

29 May

Having trouble showing appreciation for your spouse? Try quoting the lyrics, “How can I miss you if you won’t go away?”

Saturday, May 28, 2011

28 May

Unless you are under the age of 25, going shirtless while mowing the lawn is not okay. Really. Cover up for safety and common decency!

Friday, May 27, 2011

27 May

Five words a stressed-out boss, co-worker or spouse loves to hear: “I’ll take care of it.”  Be the hero today!

Thursday, May 26, 2011

26 May

The difference between a texted conversation and a phone call is in the spaces between the words. Speak to each other!

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

25 May

Shaking hands with a man who has extremely soft hands can rub people the wrong way. Unless he’s a massage therapist. Then it’s less weird.

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

24 May

Baring your teeth allows a close inspection of the harsh words coming out of your mouth. Do so with caution.

Monday, May 23, 2011

23 May

The difference between success and failure is doing the right thing without specific instructions.

Sunday, May 22, 2011

22 May

If you can’t remember the last time you had a root beer float, it has been too long. Two ingredients + one bendy straw = fun and delicious!

Saturday, May 21, 2011

21 May

Recipients of gift cards can let them lapse waiting for just the right time to buy. Treat yourself to something special and thank the giver.

Friday, May 20, 2011

20 May

The nose welcomes an aroma. A smell is an uninvited guest. If your cologne prompts the question “What is that smell?” it’s time for a change.

Thursday, May 19, 2011

19 May

When your prospects for success are the same as a coat rack salesman in a warm climate, it’s time to consider a new career option.

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

18 May

Live every day as though it’s your last. Unless you’re out of clean underwear. Then live like it’s laundry day.

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

17 May

Take a business tip from a two-year old: Repeatedly ask “But why?” to question policies, products, and marketing approaches. Anything that can’t stand up to a few “But why(s)?”  should be considered for revision.

Monday, May 16, 2011

16 May

When the first thing we do is respect one another, everything afterward just goes better.

Sunday, May 15, 2011

12 May

When your young child answers a question with “What's it to you?” it’s time to unplug the television.

15 May

In the tollbooth of life, the barrier doesn’t stay up for long. Have exact change and be ready to gun it when the light turns green!

Saturday, May 14, 2011

14 May

Just because one has a big vocabulary doesn’t mean that person is no fun. Just as a diminutive vocabulary doesn’t mean you are stupid. Keep that in mind.

13 May

When two chubby kids holding paper plates could fan your hair dry faster, it's time for a new blow dryer.

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

11 May

The difference between elegance and mere beauty is the ability to be graceful in all situations. Go for the grace.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

10 May

Saying “That’s a good question” not only validates the questioner, it also gives you more time to think of an answer. Use this to your advantage.

Monday, May 9, 2011

9 May

Dogs let us love them every day. And that is reason enough to have one in the family.

Sunday, May 8, 2011

8 May

When you hear yourself thinking, "I hate these people and all that they stand for" it's time to take a break from the children.

Saturday, May 7, 2011

7 May

When you find yourself yelling “Pull up your pants!” to passing teenagers, it’s time to apply for your geezer card.

Friday, May 6, 2011

6 May

Arrange a day for Mom that requires no decisions, or planning, or concerns for anyone's needs but her own. If she can stand it, she may thank you.

Thursday, May 5, 2011

5 May

The next time you face a daunting task at home or work, take heart: If you can change a dirty diaper with all its messy moving parts, you can triumph over many lesser challenges.

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

4 May

Let peace flow like a river from your soul today. Its cool waters will refresh all those with whom you interact. 

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

3 May

If your goal for a conversation is that the other person says, “You are right.” so you can say, “I told you so!” it will be a hollow victory at best. Check the integrity of your intentions, then decide to speak – or not.

Monday, May 2, 2011

2 May

Selfishness undermines civil society. Corral your shopping cart. Place small items under the seat, saving overhead bins for large items. The rules of common courtesy apply to everyone. Don’t be a jerk.

Sunday, May 1, 2011

1 May

Life Savers: Wild Cherry, The Classic Five Flavors, or the real treat of Butter Rum. So easy to share, so easy to love! Buy a roll or two today.