How often have I told myself that the reason for not blogging is time? Have you ever told yourself that the reason for not doing or taking up a task is time? Have you ever wanted to take up a job but complain there isn’t time? Like it’s possible to get a 24 hours + (Bonus). Time is a universal currency. It applies to all irrespective of your status, class ,, position, location, race, e.t.c We all prioritize the activities that we do in every 24 hours. Choosing to do nothing all day is still a choice. How often do we spend much time on the important but not pertinent things? Maybe we need to check within. We can’t change the time allotted to us but we can change.
All we’ve got is 24 hours, Let’s make the most of it.
“Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.” ~ Mother Teresa
“Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.”
― Mother Teresa
A star shining brighter
I was adding sauce when i noticed the bulb of onion wasn’t completely diced into the meal, I searched around the cooking table but gave up searching a little later for the remaining portion. Some minutes later while stirring the meal, I noticed a quarter of the onion. Voila, there it was in the meal while i was busy searching elsewhewre.
Moral of story: Sometimes what you need is right within you, Keep calm and search.
Make or Make better , King James a living Legend
VIDEO:Pat Riley talks about LeBron’s free-agency
Pat Riley is right.
Now it’s about looking back and looking ahead.
Let LeBron James go away on vacation, confer with his wife and the rest of his family and friends. Then remember just how far he’s come.
Not just from the prodigy of Akron to king of the basketball world in Miami.
But from July 2010 to now. From those first days after the ill-fated, ill-thought “Decision,” to his current place where the respect has come, albeit grudgingly.
As long as he laces up his sneakers and snaps on that headband, there will always be that part of the public that will never give him his due.
They are the segment of fandom that will never get over a Sports Illustrated cover that made him “The Chosen One.” Hyped up and pre-packaged is always a difficult bar to clearn.
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Heat poised to join legends
It is a familiar part of the lexicon now, one used to distinguish the greatest of our sports champions.
A term coined by Byron Scott in 1988 and trade-marked by Pat Riley, it slides across the tongue as smooth as a scoop of ice cream and defines a dynasty as readily as a crown atop a monarch’s head.
But there is nothing at all easy about the three-peat.
When LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh and the rest of the Heat take the court Thursday night, they’ll be attempting to become only the sixth team in NBA history to go back-to-back-to-back as champs.
Here’s a look at Fab Five:
Minneapolis Lakers (1952-54)
“Geo Mikan vs. Knicks.” That was the message on the marquee outside Madison Square Garden on Dec. 14, 1949. It succinctly said everything that you needed to know about George Mikan, the man who
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You can only make shots that you attempt
By John Schuhmann, NBA.com
VIDEO:Through the Lens: Heat vs. Pacers, Game 2
HANG TIME NEW JERSEY — Shooting is important in the game of basketball. (This is not breaking news, by the way.)
Not only do good shooters put the ball in the basket at a higher rate than bad shooters, but their presence on the floor typically provides spacing for their teammates looking to score in the paint.
To see the importance of shooting, you only need to see the Miami Heat’s numbers with Ray Allen and/or James Jones on the floor in the playoffs.
In 328 minutes with at least one of the two veteran bombers on the floor, the Heat have scored more than 120 points per 100 possessions. That’s 14 percent better than the the league average in the postseason (105.6).
In 200 minutes with neither on the floor, the Heat have scored…
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You set out on a journey and halfway through your journey, you encounter an obstacle. Would you turn back or continue your quest? Life is a journey with a finite destination. Obstacles/hurdles/hindrances are real, what you do to them is what sets you apart! People’s action and natural occurrences aren’t within your control but your reaction is entirely your choice. You shall finish strong!
The most recent issue is that of 200+ girls that are allegedly missing. I made use of the word “allegedly because i don’t know the report to believe. Claims and counter claims is all we have to feed on, back and forth we go. I have made possible deductions from the stories so far
1. Some girls were kidnapped and are still held hostage (The numbers keep changing , therefore i can state a figure)
2. No girls were kidnapped (Its just an hoax) either politically inclined or a big lie that went viral.
Dissecting the first possible case; Its been over three weeks, these are human beings been transported at periodic intervals and yet no one knows where they are. I hope they are rescued soon before the girls and relations are completely traumatized. Please #BringBackOurGirls We need all the assistance that can be rendered and we need it fast.
The second case;
Some group of people probably wanted to make some other group look bad and incompetent and the game blew out of proportion.
Solution: Those group of not so funny adults should be publicly flogged.
A few weeks back I was part of an Urban Sketchers art exchange. I had partners in Girona and in Sao Paulo. There were other swaps with NYC. All told, about 40 artists participated.
We each did sketches of our towns and sent them off to our partners. The drawings were meant to arrive as a surprise, so I’ve been waiting til is was safe to show these.
I’d been fed up with the cold and wet of winter, and was feeling envious of these guys in sunny countries. Somehow that meant I really had to paint some snow. They had to see something that could only be found in Montreal. Perhaps there’s a little northern pride going on.
We were lucky enough to get the last snow of the year that very weekend. I got up early and headed straight to Mount Royal Cemetery to get these scenes. It was…
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