Tag: diligence

Be Ready for the Turn

When walking along a path, what makes a person trip is what they do not expect that lies ahead. When they lose sight of their surroundings, chances are high that they will trip. Part of losing sight is due at times to overconfidence and other times to blindly […]

Beneath the Surface

Last spring, I planted quite a few things in my yard, attempting to make the lawn look nice. While it was not my first attempt at having plants, I did make a considerable effort this time, more than any other. Along one side of my place, I uprooted […]

The Tissue Magician

I found out recently that I have a special gift; the uncanny ability to transform a small wad of tissues into a thousand pieces of mini tissues. No, I’m not really a magician. For those of you fortunate enough not to have left tissues in your jacket pocket […]

Is That All?

When you only have a little, it’s tempting not to do anything with it. Let’s say you are thinking about starting to save for retirement and you make a hundred dollars a week. When looking at what percent to give, you decide on ten percent and set it […]