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Monday, August 24, 2020


    by Judy Ann Davis

When I taught career development to single parents and homemakers, we always tried to sneak in a little uplifting, motivational segment to help everyone stay emotionally healthy. Going through some old papers, I found one which was titled, “What I’ve Learned.” Here are six from the list that I particularly like:

I’ve learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way he or she handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.

I’ve learned that you shouldn’t go through life with a catcher’s mitt on both hands. You need to be able to throw something back.

I learned that whenever I decide something with an open heart, I usually make the right decision.

I learned that even when I have pains, I don’t have to be one.

I learned that making a living is not the same as making a life.
I’ve learned that I still have a lot to learn!

The pictures I included are just flowers from around my house. This year, they seemed to thrive. Flowers are uplifting to me, especially in times like we are now experiencing. I like to stop and smell the flowers and appreciate their beauty. 


  1. Judy, you are an amazing person. I love learning more about you. We always say, "You can learn a lot about a person by the way they treat wait staff and cleaners, etc. I also think you can learn a lot about a person by the way animals react to them and their response. Like you, I love cheerful flowers in sight. Best of luck with HUCKLEBERRY HAPPINESS!

  2. This was a wonderful post! Wishing you the best luck with Huckleberry Happiness.


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