Thanksgiving Day Hat (Me)


Falsely Intentional Advertisements

Intentions pretty much always sound great when presented. However, I’ve grown to realize that intentions can be a major form of false advertisement.

– Teresa Slater (TangoTalks)

A Candle

A candle loses nothing by lighting another.

– James Keller

Life Is Better With You

Picking up the pieces of my life,

Sometimes there’s ones I️ just can’t find,

But they found a home with you.

– Michael Franti (Life Is Better With You)

Do Not Bleed

Do not bleed before you are wounded.

– Mr. Wednesday (American Gods)

You’ll Never See

Now you’ll never see

What you’ve done to me

You can take back your memories

They’re no good to me.

– The All-American Rejects (Gives You Hell)

Do You Realize

And instead of saying all your goodbyes,

let them know you realize-

That life goes too fast,

It’s hard to make the good things last,

You realize the sun don’ go down,

It’s just an illusion caused by the world spinning round.

– Do You Realize (The Flaming Lips)


I know I have said this before 3 or 4 times… Years and years ago, I decided that I’m not gonna make my New Year’s resolution on January 1st like the rest of society and the world does. My “New Year” begins on my birthday, August 6th, and that is the beginning of MY new… Continue reading Resolutions

Time, Indication,& Wealth

But if time is an indicationOf the wealth I never knew Then I'm the last of the big time spenders'Cause I've been spending time on you – Billy Joel (Big Time Spenders)

My Words, Your Understanding

I am only responsible for what I say, not for what you understand. 

 – Osho

#3 of 30

Wisdom I’ve (hopefully) gained in my almost 40 years.  #3 of 30: LOVE. We all want it. No matter what you say, we ALL need it. Sometimes we feel lost without it. It makes us feel on top of the world, and it makes us feel lower than Hell sometimes. It’s one of the biggest… Continue reading #3 of 30

Love Yourself

I am the best thing that’s ever happened to me. 

 – TangoTalks (Teresa Slater)

Recent Selfie…. it’s been a while…

I am going to steal Christie’s idea of posting something I’ve learned every day until I turn 40. I was supposed to do this every single day for 40 days before my 40th birthday but I am a little behind on that, so we’re going to go with 30 days before my 40th birthday. 😜… Continue reading

Make Break Recreate

Life makes you, breaks you, and recreates you.

 – Teresa Slater (TangoTalks)

Always Exceptions

There will always be an exception to everything, and it will either make you or break you.

 – Teresa Slater (TangoTalks)

I’m Still Standing 

You could never know what it’s like Your blood like winter freezes just like ice And there’s a cold lonely light that shines from you You’ll wind up like the wreck you hide behind that mask you use  – Elton John (I’m Still Standing)

Perfected Progress

Strive for progress, not perfection.     – Teresa Slater (TangoTalks)

Courage Isn’t Our Strength, Fear Is.

     It’s impossible to get through this world in solo mode. Think about it like this…. if I had to guess, I would say 99% of people do not like fear. Depending on the type of person you are, you’re [initial] onset of fear either causes us to freeze up and hide and retreat… Continue reading Courage Isn’t Our Strength, Fear Is.


Love comes a’knockimg, it doesn’t ring your doorbell.  – Teresa Slater (TangoTalks)