Archive for September, 2012
I just noticed quite by accident that I started the VBA blog exactly one year ago today! I’m totally surprised as I had no idea this little site has been up and running a full 365+ days.
Thank you one and all for your continued support of your fellow bloggers out there in the blogosphere. Each one of you is unique and worth reading.
Here’s to the Versatile Blogger Award and each one of you, my fellow VBA winners!
As I write this post, The 2012 Pendleton Round Up Is Officially Over Until Next September 2013. Pendleton, Cheyenne And Calgary Are Known As The Big Three Rodeos Among The Cowboys Who Favor Them...Some Cowboys Say That Pendleton Is Like Coming Home. Pendleton Has 102 Years Of Rodeo History, Heritage And Community Support. Hundreds Of Local Volunteers That Follow In The Footsteps Of Their Families Before Them...As Each Year They Put On One Outstanding Rodeo!
"Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them, humanity cannot survive.” - Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama
Compassion is an essential part of life.
It's innate in us; but, we can be conditioned against it. We have been conditioned against it.
How do we know what compassion really is?
The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines it as sympathetic consciousness of others' distress together with a desire to alleviate it.
Hello fellow readers/writers -
Like so many, I also am seeking people to buy and review my novel METAL MAN WALKING which is available on Amazon.com or at my e-Store or at a local bookstore ( if you ask the store to order a copy, that is ).
Now I know it's tough to go out on a limb to buy a book of which you know little to nothing from a writer who is virtually unknown, but -