Tag archive: experience

Thoughts about knowledge …

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Photo by Roman Kraft on Unsplash.com

Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast quantity of facts within a comparatively short time, but the ability to form judgements requires the severe discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experience and maturity.
~ Calvin Coolidge

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Photo by Dustin Lee on Unsplash.com

What do we learn from life? Sometimes nothing – as evidenced by the mistakes we repeat! Other times – lots! There are people we meet who have great life lessons to share. This is where I plan to share some.

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Possessions and puddles of pleasure

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Photo credit – Jean Downs via pixabay.com

What are the best things to spend your money on – possessions or experiences? Some might say that possessions last longer and this contributes to value. Others say that the purchase of possessions is akin to “puddles of pleasure” – that don’t last long before they dry up. Interesting research expands on these ideas.

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Thoughts about holidays …

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Photo credit – Olivier Guillard via unsplash.com

Holidays are about experiences and people, and tuning into what you feel like doing at that moment. Enjoy not having to look at a watch.
~ Evelyn Glennie

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