Monthly Archives: March 2012

You’re Fired! and Love is A House

No, I didn’t hear those words from The Donald, or thankfully, from anyone else.  I’ve just officially fired myself from my self assigned (it’s true, I can’t lean into anything) Month of Seussims project.  You just can’t feel it when you just don’t … Continue reading

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Days 10-11-12 – A Month of Seussisms- Waiting

“Waiting for the fish to bite or waiting for wind to fly a kite.  Or waiting around for Friday night or waiting perhaps for their Uncle Jake or a pot to boil or a better break or a string of pearls … Continue reading

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Day 9- A Month of Seussisms- Big Bats

“I learned there are troubles of more than one kind. Some come from ahead and some come from behind. But I’ve brought a big bat. I’m all ready you see.  Now my troubles are going    to have troubles with me “ … Continue reading

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Day 8- A Month of Seussisms- Nonsense

“I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.  It’s a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, and that enables you to … Continue reading

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Day 7- A Month of Seussisms- Eyes Open

“You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.” ˜Dr. Seuss The exact point in time at which it happened remains a mystery to me, but somewhere along the way I became afraid of heights.  I think it must … Continue reading

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Day 6 – A Month of Seussisms – Alone -vs- Lonely

“All alone!  Whether you like it or not, alone is something you’ll be quite a lot!”  ˜ Dr. Seuss  Yesterday I took a group of my Make A Difference Club kids on a field trip to a no- kill, rescue animal … Continue reading

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Day 5- A Month of Seussisms – Gratitude

“It’s a troublesome world.  All the people who’re in it, are troubled with troubles almost every minute.  You ought to be thankful, a whole heaping lot,  for the places and people you’re lucky you’re not.”   ˜Dr. Seuss – Did I … Continue reading

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Day 4- A Month of Seussisms- Got Laughter?

“From there to here, and here to there, funny things are everywhere.”  ˜Dr. Seuss, One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish “Mirth is God’s medicine.  Everybody ought to bathe in it. ” ˜Henry Ward Beecher “So many tangles in life … Continue reading

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Day 3 A Month of Seussisms – Our Voices

“I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.” Dr. Seuss “The Lorax“ This quote is quite timely as many of us flock to the theaters to see the new big screen adaptation of the original ecological morality play from 1971.  … Continue reading

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Day 2- A Month of Seussisms – Smile :)

“Don’t cry because it’s over.  Smile because it happened.”    Dr. Seuss As small children, this is one of our first and hardest lessons, that the much desired pleasure endorphins cannot dance in our brains forever.  Play time inevitably leads to nap time and our … Continue reading

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