Inspired and Inspiring – theSkimm

posted March 1st, 2016 by Janet Graham

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Inspired and Inspiring – Girlfriends

posted February 29th, 2016 by Janet Graham

An article in Sunday’s New York Times reminded me once again of the importance of girlfriends.

In case you missed it,  I have included the link here

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Inspired and Inspiring – The New York Times

posted February 7th, 2016 by Janet Graham

I love reading The New York Times, especially on Sundays!!


And this Sunday there are a number of great articles but two in particular caught my attention because they are talking around an issue from different perspectives.  I encourage you to make the time to read both in their entirety.


Hillary Battles Bernie Saunders, Chick Magnet by Maureen Dowd


Break Up the Banks? Bad Idea by Steve Eisman







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Inspired and Inspiring – Theodore Roosevelt

posted January 25th, 2016 by Janet Graham

“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory or defeat.”


Excerpt from the speech “Citizenship In A Republic” delivered by Theodore …

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