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[Alternative Muses] Two for the Road: Ralph Waldo Emerson/Maud Gonne Mashup

“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”-Ralph Waldo Emerson (died 27 April 1882)


04/27/15 80/20 Rule


Around 12% of you said you never tried so hard to accomplish something that the opposite took place.  And 5% of you frequently try so hard to achieve something that the opposite takes place. 1,148 more words

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Motivational Monday #6

Good morning and happy Monday!

To get your week going on the right foot, here’s a quote to inspire…

Cupcakes And Miles

Borges and Emerson and the cavern of dead men

More than is probably unhealthy for me, I find myself contemplating the life of my books after I am gone. Being dead I will not have to suffer over their future welfare as their one-time guardian, not that this is helpful in the here and now given my innate protectiveness. 678 more words


“Every artists was first an amateur.”

-Ralph Waldo Emerson


Last Week of April

It’s the last week of April.  This month has been so busy; I haven’t had time to write.  Since Easter, I stepped outside of my comfort zone and went to an open call dance audition for the Oklahoma Contemporary Dance Festival; my siblings and I got all dressed up to take family pictures; we celebrated my big sister, Ashley’s, 25th birthday; I had a band competition and went to an amusement park with my bandmates; and today I went to the Arts Festival to see the girls from my former dance studio perform.  273 more words