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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When I was 19 and a freshman in college, my oldest older brother once said to me: You should write a book called Opinionated Thoughts, by Ruth. He was 25, so cooler than I by tons and tons. I took his comment as the ribbing it was but also as the veiled compliment it also […]
Often I hear artists chided for having too much time on their hands. What? Are you crazy? I totally disagree. All the artists I know feel there are not enough hours in the day to make all the glorious things that her/his imagination begs for him/her to make! True, artists may not be discovering new […]
As the days lengthen I am reminded of how much I love anticipating and noticing the change of seasons. I am joyous to see the daffodils break through the soil when winter is still chilling my bones. I watch those shoots push upward and anticipate the arrival of the yellow blooms and the warmer days. […]
The happiest moments in our life deserve more than a cursory nod once a year. I suggest that pausing for just a moment, every day, to remember the joy associated with these events is a way to have a happier life. To that end, my cell phone send me a little musical message four times […]
Click www.spontaneoussmiley.com/abouttheproject.htm Thanks for 14,286,844 page requests! Your visits to the website help us promote the Project!! Together we’ve funded 17 FREE surgeries for OpSmile kids, one Smiley photo at a time (and had a lot of smiles ourselves). Two yrs & going Smiley strong. OOps, make that 14, 410, 817 page requests. I hadn’t […]
I pretty much never get sick. Incredible but true, I haven’t had a cold in over 5 years maybe even closer to 10 years. I’m just lucky that way. It wasn’t until 5 days ago until I realized how lucky. The flu hit me super hard on Thursday. I keep thinking: How can people do […]
I forgot comfy headphones, bubble bath, my favorite CDs, nail clippers, Sharpie pens, my camera bag, sunglasses, soap, bobble-heads, strike anywhere matches, the Statue of Liberty, serrated knives, glow in the dark anything, extension cords, ice cream, heated seats, baseball caps, fingerless gloves, butcher paper, garden clippers, tempera paints and tank tops. Did I say […]
Heading out to 2 events. iSure am glad ihave the iPhone ’cause iAlways get lost! iLove iMap and the little blue dot.
I heard a man interviewed about writing thank you cards (http://www.365thankyounotes.com/). The idea made me smile from ear to ear. His idea had nothing to do with the obligatory thank yous one is supposed to write, but rarely does, after receiving a gift. His lesson was to write thank yous to the people in your […]