How to Win Friends and Influence People

How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie

TogetherIt’s been a long long time since I have read this book. I’ve seen it pop up more than once recently and I think it’s great. If you are in need of a book that will change your life and the way you see the world this is for you. There is a joke that I am the cranky German, especially before Continue reading “How to Win Friends and Influence People”

Alice Herz-Sommer – The Lady in Number 6

A Story about Survival, Love, Passion and Music

Alice Herz-Sommer a concentration camp survivor at 106 full of life
Alice Herz-Sommer

I hope you have tissues ready. I really do. I found this video a while back and have been watching it repeatedly for the last week. Growing up in Germany, you learn about the war, the concentrations camps, you read books, you discuss, you learn, you visit concentration camps, you watch videos, you learn the smell of death – because it still lingers, you can feel death and despair, you learn how heavy these places feel. But you can never truly know what it’s like. You can only imagine. You’ll never truly understand as a kid, I didn’t. I knew it was horrible, I felt horrible, I didn’t understand why. But watching Alice, now that I am a grown up, I am moved by her story, it put everything in perspective. It changed the way I perceived what happened.

Unfortunately the world lost a wonderful and inspiring lady who lived to be Continue reading “Alice Herz-Sommer – The Lady in Number 6”

I write, You write, We all write

Have you written lately? If not it's time to make time.
Have you written lately?

We may write but do we have anything of quality or interest to say?

Not always, but I don’t think that matters and here is why:
Most of the writing I have been doing over the past year was for work. I have severely neglected to post on my blog and website because I have been so busy writing for my job that at the end of the day, I didn’t want to sit down and write anymore. I want what I write to have meaning, to have an impact on at least one person who reads my thoughts.

I am a dreamer, a thinker Continue reading “I write, You write, We all write”

1 Year of Blogging and Bees

beesIt’s been one year since I started this wordpress page! Time flew by, things changed and I am ready to take on new adventures! My internship is coming Continue reading “1 Year of Blogging and Bees”

Why I want to take Laser Pegs Camping

I am a huge fan of Laser Pegs, my kids each have sets and love them dearly. They have been great educational toys for my special needs child in terms of lp19 Continue reading “Why I want to take Laser Pegs Camping”

Jump for Joy

I really wanted to post an in-depth blog about what is on my mind, but there is so much on my mind, I have to break it down in different posts. I haven’t posted much lately as I have been extremely busy. I started an internship with Continue reading “Jump for Joy”

Have a merry dubstep Christmas..wait what?

So here is the deal. My little one.. Alexis.. is a huge Continue reading “Have a merry dubstep Christmas..wait what?”