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Pay No Attention To What The Critics Say

August 9th, 2006 by Laura Moncur in Links

We unexpectedly got tickets for an advanced screening of World Trade Center:

“You want to go see that movie?”

“I don’t think so. Maybe you should take your sister.”

“But it’s free.”

“That’s not a really good reason to see a movie.”

“What did the guy who hates everything say about it.”

“They spend half the movie trapped under debris.”

“Oh… a claustrophobia movie…” I think about it for a minute, but I really don’t need to. “Yeah, I guess you wouldn’t want to see that… Maybe Stacey and Dan want the tickets.”

Sometimes the critics can tell us EXACTLY what we need to know.

“Have Fun”

July 25th, 2006 by Laura Moncur in Links

It’s summer here in the northern hemisphere and that means vacation time. People all over the United States plan elaborate trips. We spend a ton of money.

Trying to relax.

Trying to have fun.

Whenever I travel, I try to minimize the activities. I don’t want my day planned to the minute. I don’t want to sit around asking “What should we do?” either. I want to have some activities and I want to have some time to “just sits.”

If you want to know how I travel and would like to find a less expensive way to relax on your two weeks of freedom, visit me at Starling Travel:

Maybe this year, you’ll have the vacation that you really need and quit trying to “have fun.”

Getting There Is Half The Fun

July 10th, 2006 by Laura Moncur in Links

Summer is the time when a lot of people take their vacations. We started a travel weblog called Starling Travel that showcases the fun and inexpensive ways to enjoy your time off work.

If you agree with Henry J. Tillman and find travel to be unpleasant at times, come over to Starling Travel and enjoy the simple trips in life. Sometimes the best trip is when you become a tourist in your home town.

Visit Starling Travel and find out how to actually enjoy traveling again.

How To Be Creative

May 29th, 2006 by Laura Moncur in Links, Quotations

Hugh Macleod draws comics on the back of business cards. It’s a creative outlet that works well for him and now, it is finally paying off. Back in August of 2004, he wrote a 31-item list entitled “How To Be Creative.”

This list is a treasure chest of good advice. Some of my favorite quotations are here:

Admit that your own private Mount Everest exists. That is half the battle.
Hugh Macleod, How To Be Creative: 9. Everybody has their own private Mount Everest they were put on this earth to climb., 08-22-04

See all the Hugh Macleod Quotations Here:

The Music In Your Head

May 2nd, 2006 by Laura Moncur in Links

Hugh Elliott has done it again. Since I last told you about Hugh Elliot and his weblog, Standing Room Only, I have added several quotations to our collection. I just added another:

This quote came from this entry on Standing Room Only:

Here are a few other deep thoughts from Hugh’s weblog that have been added recently:

If you enjoy these quotes, you should read Standing Room Only. Hugh updates his weblog regularly and it’s a joy to read:

You can read all of Hugh’s quotations here:

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