Don’t let the music in your soul die. Let the music play on until the song of life is in its last measure. – Paulette Le Pore Motzko

The two wallpapers for your smart phones were hand selected by Paulette Motzko from Zedge. My best friend in Las Vegas came to my place last night and we had a dinner of Chicken Tortellini Soup and crackers and enjoyed some flan for dessert. He had brought his classical guitar and played some pieces he wrote; it was the first time I ever heard him … Continue reading Don’t let the music in your soul die. Let the music play on until the song of life is in its last measure. – Paulette Le Pore Motzko

Friends Becoming Family and Answered Prayers

Always be grateful for the people in your life that enrich it by their presence. My friend Leonardo Valencia is one of my best friends in the world here and has become family. We met inJune of last year, when I moved from Southern California to Las Vegas….my new desert home. My friend David Rayburn is one of the nicest men I have ever known, … Continue reading Friends Becoming Family and Answered Prayers

You can make more friends in two months by becoming more interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get people interested in you.

“You can make more friends in two months by becoming more interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get people interested in you” – Dale Carnegie Image from Instagram, source unknown Continue reading You can make more friends in two months by becoming more interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get people interested in you.

“A true friend sees the good in everything, and brings out the best in the worst of things.” – Sasha Azevedo

This would have to be my dear friend Gina Garlic who I saw two nights ago after she got off work. She drove me to get some things I needed quickly before she picked up her sister all the way in Compton. For me it was like the world-since I don’t drive for medical reasons-and a simple act of driving a mile down the street … Continue reading “A true friend sees the good in everything, and brings out the best in the worst of things.” – Sasha Azevedo

A Poem by Patricia Grantham called A Faithful Friend

A Faithful Friend by Patricia Grantham Shared From PoemHunter.com ********* How many of you can find a faithful friend? That will stick close by you until the very end When trouble comes they will never forsake Always ready to give more than they will take A friend like that is so very hard to find One you can count on to talk and unwind Someone … Continue reading A Poem by Patricia Grantham called A Faithful Friend

A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have. – Abraham Lincoln

“A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.” – Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln was right in his funny statement about friends having the same enemies. Everyone has at least an enemy or two because those that claim they don’t are either not being totally honest or they agree with anything anybody does or says and doesn’t fight to make things better … Continue reading A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have. – Abraham Lincoln

God bless all of my 395 followers, readers & Word Press Family

I have met so many wonderful, intelligent, creative people here who I have shared their stories and photos with and have become good friends as a result. I look forward to reading every comment throughout myy day and night and all your comments I read are very valued as is you as people, writers, photographers, political activists and just good people. Thank you for being … Continue reading God bless all of my 395 followers, readers & Word Press Family

You can make more friends in two months by becoming more interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get people interested in you….

“You can make more friends in two months by becoming more interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get people interested in you” – Dale Carnegie Continue reading You can make more friends in two months by becoming more interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get people interested in you….

“There is no friend as loyal as a book.”-Ernest Hemingway

“There is no friend as loyal as a book.” – Ernest Hemingway I must agree with Mr Hemingway. From the book drives in elementary school to the first cook book given to me by my cousin Patricia as a kid, that lead to hundreds more through my life; books need to electricity and can be carried any where. Some antique books are like good friends … Continue reading “There is no friend as loyal as a book.”-Ernest Hemingway

“Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.”

“Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.” – Woody Allen I was never a big Woody Allen fan but when I ran into this winner from him I totally agree. I have seen both sides of the fence, and I pick hands down the time when I was married and had no financial worries. I am a happier, smartier more resilient person … Continue reading “Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.”

Who is Part of Your Garden of Friends and Why?

I have many friends that I genuinely care about on Facebook and do not simply “collect friends” like a collection of bangle bracelets on my arm! One of my dearest friends Raj Naheem wrote recently that “I was part of his garden of friends growing like a rose”, or something to that effect. I will say, thank you Raj for being there for me in … Continue reading Who is Part of Your Garden of Friends and Why?

“Christmas isn’t One Day of the Year, But About Loving Others in Act Word & Deed All Year

“Christmas isn’t about the gifts or the bows or the packages, but in the people you hold in your heart and long to hug and be around. Christmas is in friends that became family, plans, great times together and in giving to others and in realizing we are all connected on this planet with LOVE.”-Paulette Le Pore Motzko Paulette’s Mother </a My artist friend Terry, … Continue reading “Christmas isn’t One Day of the Year, But About Loving Others in Act Word & Deed All Year