The Legacy of Dreamers, a Staircase of Dreams Fulfilled

 Every time a dream comes true

A new one springs anew.

For dreamers and for climbers, there never is a stop;

They always keep on climbing toward an ever-rising top.

For every dream they make come true

Their mind can always dream up two;

Of course, life always seems too short

For those who

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How to Get Ahead

A goal ahead, a hope,  a plan–

Always thinking that you can,

A lot of work, a lot of prayer

And help from God will get you there.

B. Killebrew

Money to Spend–What will you do with your tax refund?

by Betty Killebrew

Most people have a plan for spending their tax return as soon as they get it.  (That’s not even mentioning the ones who spend it without a plan!)  I’ve always had a different system for my tax refunds and any other “found” money that comes my way.  I save it.

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Never Surrender

I’ll not let you beat me, there’s nothing you can do. No force could be imposed on me, that would see me succumb to you. No obstacle you throw at me, will block my path for long. I’ll simply find another way, my desires are far to strong. No winds could blow me hard

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The Establishment Principle

Many people I know seem to believe that they have been singled out by the universe to suffer misfortune.  Some of them have problems with authority; some have issues with substance abuse.   All of them could benefit by a philosophy I have often preached.  Some of them have even turned their lives around and

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Listen To The Mustn’ts


Listen to the MUSTN’TS, child Listen to the DON’TS Listen to the SHOULDN’TS The IMPOSSIBLES, the WON’TS Listen to the NEVER HAVES Then listen close to me– Anything can happen, child, ANYTHING can be.

-Shel Silverstein

The Legend of KILROY

The young James Kilroy was working on the docks of Boston harbor in the 1940s, loading the freight ships of the time with big crates filled with blue jeans, destined for the far reaches of the world.

One early November morning the day started as so many before it. The wind was blowing, the

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Kick On

There were two frogs that had become bored with life in the River Torrens, so they decided to go on an adventure to a neighbouring dairy farm.

There they found a bucket of lovely cream, and decided it would be a wonderful experience to wallow in it. They hopped in. The first licked his

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It is Hard

It is hard To forget To apologize To save money To be unselfish To avoid mistakes To keep out of a rut To begin all over again To make the best of all things To keep your temper at all times To think first and act afterwards To maintain a high standard To

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Eagle Peak

Behind the city of Colorado Springs, at the back of the U.S. Air Force Academy stands a mountain called Eagle Peak which is popular among local hikers, and Scouts in particular. From it’s summit you can peer into the depths of the Rocky Mountains on one side or overlook the vast expanse of the

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