Monthly Archives: March 2010

Adversity

Adversity is defined by point of view.


LONE ZEBRA – Welgevonden Game Reserve, Waterberg, South Africa

It always contains the seeds of opportunity.

Quotes to consider:

“Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors.” – Proverb

“Things that were hard to bear are sweet to remember” – Seneca

“What makes the desert beautiful is that somewhere it hides a well.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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Senses

Senses are supposed to be stimulated.


JASMINE BLOSSOMS

They’re there for our delight 🙂

Quotes to consider:

“Nothing can cure the soul but the senses, just as nothing can cure the senses but the soul.” – Oscar Wilde

“The best smell in the world is that man that you love.” – Jennifer Aniston

“Habit is the 6th sense that overrules the other 5” – Arab Proverb
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Earth Hour 2010

Wow, it’s hard to believe a whole year has passed since my last Earth Hour blog post!! One of the things I like to do is give a massage, so Dave got to enjoy a candle-lit one then, as he … Continue reading

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2010 Soccer World Cup – bring it on!

There’s a super cool new Pepsi commercial (“Oh Africa”) doing the email rounds, which I’d like to share, in case you haven’t seen it. Many thanks to my sister for keeping me in the loop 🙂 Here’s a link to … Continue reading

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Boundaries

Boundaries = Beliefs


ROCK IN SPACE

They are born and maintained in the mind.

Quotes to consider:

“Your current safe boundaries were once unknown frontiers.” – Unknown

“Simply pushing harder within the old boundaries will not do.” – Karl Weick

“Love the moment and the energy of the moment will spread beyond all boundaries.” – Corita Kent
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Challenge

Challenge leads to learning.


SPRINGBUCK LOCKING HORNS – Central Kalahari Game Reserve, Botswana

Tough stuff is worth taking on.

Quotes to consider:

“Life’s challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they’re supposed to help you discover who you are.” – Bernice Johnson Reagon

“Accept the challenges so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.” – General George S. Patton

“Opportunities to find deeper powers within ourselves come when life seems most challenging.” – Joseph Campbell
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To Dave…

With all my love on the 15th anniversary of our marriage (today) & wedding (tomorrow) 🙂

Thank you for being a man in a million!!! xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx


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Flavour

Flavour is part of life’s festival.


TOASTING MARSHMALLOWS

It’s all about enjoyment 🙂

Quotes to consider:

“If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavor.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“He who dwells on the past shall never taste the true flavour of happiness.” – Unknown

“Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.” – Truman Capote
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Contemplation

Contemplation is a form of mental air-freshener.

Down-time is renewing to the mind.

Quotes to consider:

“That pleasure which is at once the most pure, the most elevating and the most intense, is derived, I maintain, from the contemplation of the beautiful.” – Edgar Allan Poe

“…Carry with you an atmosphere of quiet contemplation, wherever you happen to be. The less you talk, the more will become your mental power. …” – Sri Sathya Sai Baba

“What we plant in the soil of contemplation, we shall reap in the harvest of action” – Meister Eckhart
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The awesome Canon XHA1s HD video camera!

For anyone interested in videography, here’s a review that Dave wrote a few months ago, which you may find helpful 🙂


DAVE with Canon XHA1s HD – Table Mountain, Cape Town

“I have been blown away by the huge improvement in the new Canon XHA1s HD video camera. It looks identical to its predecessor the XHA1, but Canon have upped the ante and really done a great job attending to the things that are important to Pro/Serious videographers. Continue reading

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