Thursday, June 30, 2011

30 June

A long chat with a good friend makes the whole day seem brighter. Check in with a pal today

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

29 June

In the dirty kitchen of life, don't overlook the simple solution to a complex problem. Like baking soda and elbow grease: not fancy, but efficient.

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

28 June

Resist the urge to speak ill of others - especially in the presence of children who are likely to repeat it!

Monday, June 27, 2011

Sunday, June 26, 2011

26 June

When you are the designated party DJ, look at the crowd. If they aren't dancing, play some different tunes!

Saturday, June 25, 2011

25 June

Hearty, visible-grain bread gives gives even the most humble sandwich a gourmet flair. Treat the family to an upgrade!

Friday, June 24, 2011

24 June

Talk to your kids about money: how to earn it, how to save it, and how quickly it is spent if they don’t pay attention.

Thursday, June 23, 2011

23 June

Husbands who treat their wives with tenderness are the real gentlemen in this world. Be sweet to your sweetie!

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

22 June

If you hear yourself saying “I will buy this thing come hell or high water!” maybe you should rethink your ability to pay for it.

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

21 June

You can either drink, or you can stay up late, but you can’t do both and be at your best the next morning. So drink early, and then stay up late. You’ll still be tired, but not hung over!

Monday, June 20, 2011

20 June

Donate gently-used items to a charitable organization. It lifts a burden from your household, and from the shoulders of the recipient as well.

Sunday, June 19, 2011

19 June

Gray is a dull color. Silver is a precious metal. Since counting gray hairs won’t make you any younger, call them silver and let them shine!

Saturday, June 18, 2011

18 June

You know those brown highway signs? They point to state parks that your tax dollars support. Visit one soon for some low-cost family fun.

Friday, June 17, 2011

17 June

Buy from locally-owned stores whenever possible. These are friends and neighbors whose livelihoods depend on your patronage.

Thursday, June 16, 2011

16 June

Guests flying in? Don’t settle for curbside pickup. Park the car and greet them at the gate/arrivals. This effort shows the “Welcome!” is sincere.

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

15 June

The value of a dollar is variable: it is worth most when it is your last one. Budget wisely!

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

14 June

In the swimming pool of life, be the one who plays “hairdos” with the kids. Sure, you’ll get some water up your nose, but the fun is worth it.

Monday, June 13, 2011

13 June

Make it clear to your team (or children) that you have high expectations, and that you believe in their capacity to achieve. Loving support matters.

Sunday, June 12, 2011

12 June

Learn how to dance with a partner. It will bring joy to you both well into old age

Saturday, June 11, 2011

11 June

The glow of a fire reveals your softer self. Embrace the person you become there - and show it to the world in the light of day.

Friday, June 10, 2011

10 June

When your day is screaming down the track like a runaway train, force yourself to take control. Or just chuck it and have a beer.

Thursday, June 9, 2011

9 June

Your children are your greatest treasure. So, even when they are being annoying little punks, love them love them love them.

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

8 June

Being the person in "persona non grata" is no fun. Welcome the newcomers in your work and community.

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

7 June

When someone tells you not to worry because it will be a "seamless integration" - go ahead and worry.

Monday, June 6, 2011

6 June

You know that person who always makes you laugh? Call that person today. And be that person for others whenever possible.

Sunday, June 5, 2011

5 June

Hot Wheels cars: what's not to love? Break out the fleet and have a race today!

Saturday, June 4, 2011

4 June

Skin-tight or revealing clothing is rarely the best choice for daytime. Modesty never goes out of style – cover up!

Friday, June 3, 2011

3 June

When your teenager asks, “Do we have any vinegar?  And baking soda?” be very concerned. An explosive device may be in the works.

Thursday, June 2, 2011

2 June

Family road trips are the stuff of legend! Stories are born on the journey, not just at the destination. For a day or a long excursion - just go!

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

1 June

Tried everything you can think of to solve a problem? Sheer stubbornness may be required to get the job done. Stick to it!