Eleanor Roosevelt on Life

“Do not stop thinking of life as an adventure. You have no security unless you can think bravely, excitingly, imaginatively; unless you can choose a challenge instead of competence.”–Eleanor Roosevelt (The Autobiography of Eleanor Roosevelt)

Shared for the last nine words of the quote.

Eleanor Roosevelt (20 July 1933).

Marcus Aurelius on Power

Our recent move did not go as planned. It was chaotic, and full of oh-so-many glitches. We’re still dealing with the aftermath. 

“You have power over your mind—not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.”–Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

Any bit of wisdom helps, eh?

My Word! You Do Tickle Me.

Today marks exactly seven years of marriage to The Chef.

When we started dating, we lived in different cities. All of our early conversations were through the Internet (where we “met”) or phone. 

My word! (Postcard circa 1910)

As such, I find the postcard couple (above) completely adorable. And, after seven years of wedded bliss, still entirely relatable.