Finally Finished, I’m Overwhelmed

I finally finished Clarence Thomas’s memoir today and I’m overwhelmed.  I’m overwhelmed with understanding, knowledge, compassion, and wisdom. This book has reaffirmed my love for biographies.  We have a tendency to marvel and awe at those in top position without considering for one moment what ‘hell’ they may have had to go through to get…

Angelina Jolie: “We come to love…”

“We come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.” - Angelina Jolie Angelina Jolie is one of my favorite celebrities because of her substance. There is much more to her than her beauty and I’ve enjoyed watching her blossom and evolve over time. I’m not…

Jones: Versatility & Strength

I sat and chatted with Jones yesterday over lunch, and I quickly learned the 3 things that have shaped who he is today: 1- His father. His father was a strong, positive force in his life that kept him on the right track. 2- Failed relationships. He learned early on that relationships can be a…

Another Great Person: Michael Bloomberg

In the spirit of focusing on great people, I must share something I just read.  It’s a Katie Couric interview with former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. The interview focused on education, particularly charter schools, and even gun control.  Bloomberg is a strong proponent for charter schools; while his successor Bill de Blasio is…

Great People Don’t Brag

Yesterday I almost posted something on Facebook about myself, but something stopped me. I then thought about Oprah and how I’ve never one time heard her brag about herself. I then thought about Michelle Obama (Yes I love Oprah and Michelle.  Oh, and Condoleeza.)  Again, I’ve never heard them brag on themselves.  This got me…

Good People Make The World Good

Good people do good things, speak good words, they make other people feel good. They do good jobs, they are good listeners, they have good conversation. Today I've interacted with several good people and I'm so thankful. Their goodness has caused me to have a good day. So often we underestimate the power that we…

I met another Margo!

Yesterday while shopping at Coach I met another Margo! She's a Leo and was an attorney at one point! She stopped working so she could care for her son- She's also compassionate. This was my first time actually meeting another Margo. This has been quite an interesting trip! We're both fashionable, too. Wearing sweaters over…