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The Smiley Lady Blog
People were forever asking me how I got to be so darned happy. So I started speaking
to school groups and blogging about choosing to view life more optimistically.
Smile. Be happy!
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Silly Science Video is BELOW. FUN! SILLY! The Silly Science of why we smile and why we should smile MORE! Coolest of cool: I have been asked to present this in Paraguay for the members of the Operation Smile medical mission team! If you don’t know, I leave on TH 3/14/13, for 12 days of volunteering in […]
I recently went to the Atlantic Ocean with a group of women I’d just met at the training for going on an Operation Smile medical mission. We met joggers and doggers and maybe even a few bloggers. People were alone, in pairs and in groups. Strangers were talking to strangers (talking to strangers is my […]
In less than a week, I head out to Paraguay, with Operation Smile, to go on my first medical mission as a volunteer. What will I be doing? • playing, dancing, blowing bubbles and doing art projects with children as they go from medical screening all the way through to their surgery and recovery. • Overseeing […]
Have you ever experienced Karaoke? I don’t mean, have you ever spent an evening in a nightclub nervously oblivious to all goings on as you anticipate your turn and then oblivious again after as you replay your performance over and over so you can pick it apart. What I’m asking is have you ever gone […]
1. Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened. 2. You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams. 3. We are all a little weird and life’s a little weird, and when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up […]
I have an old quilt that I bought years ago at the Oakland Museum’s White Elephant sale. In 1907, Ma Lutz, aged 77, made this beautiful quilt that now hangs on the wall of our living room. I know this is so, because that’s what she stitched into the fabric. Cool, huh? People have frequently […]
O.M.G. & L.O.L.. I’m such a dork. I had to Google R.O.T.F.L.. You can C.M.D. ’cause I’m S.A.N.S.. Smile. Be Happy. Ruth P.S.: I just made up those last two. C.M.D.=Call Me Dopey S.A.N.S.=Such a Nerd Sometimes (I like that it is sans as in sans cool) I don’t have a Smiley that fits this […]
Spammily noun (spam–uh-lee) An email about, and of interest to, only your family…but, which you send to all the contacts in your email address book.
‘Tis the season to let go of all judgment. Wait, it’s always that season. Ok, starting over: ‘Tis the season to embrace the realities of gift giving and let go of all judgment. 1) Never be upset if someone re-gifts a gift you gave. So what if you got it wrong, people’s tastes are impossible to […]