Spend Life Well

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“Life well-spent is long.”
~ Leonardo da Vinci,
Polymath: Painter, Sculptor, Architect, Musician,
Mathematician, Engineer, Inventor, Anatomist,
Geologist, Cartographer, Botanist, & Writer

Floodgates of Goodness

“I made a commitment to completely cut out drinking
and anything that might hamper me from getting my mind and body together.
And the floodgates of goodness have opened upon me-spiritually and financially.”
~ Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr.,
Golden Globe Awards recipient (2x), Tony Award,
Academy Awards: Best Supporting Actor and Best Actor

Those Numbers

“No matter what your age is, you only have now.
So it’s always about living in the moment and being in the moment…
I refuse to let those numbers define me,
and I just try to face each day positively.”
~ Christie Brinkley a.k.a Christie Lee Hudson,
Super-Model, Actress, Artist,
Author & Entrepreneur.

An Ageless ‘You’

“There is a Fountain of Youth:
It is your mind, your talents, the creativity
you bring to your life
and the lives of the people you love.
When you learn to tap this source,
you will truly have defeated age.”
~ Sophia Loren
a.k.a Sofia Villani Scicolone,

Actress, Best Foreign Actress BAFTA Award winner,
Best Actress Academy Award winner, César Award winner,
Golden Ariel Award winner, and Grammy Award-winner

Every Human’s Life

“Every man’s life
ends the same way.
It is only the details
of how he lived
and how he died
that distinguish one man from another.”
~ Ernest Miller Hemingway,
Author, Journalist
Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, recipient (1953)
Nobel Prize in Literature, recipient (1954)

Friends: Interesting, Diverse & Long-standing

“Too often, a vast collection of possessions ends up possessing its owner. The asset I most value, aside from health, is interesting, diverse, and long-standing friends.”
~ Warren Edward Buffett,
Business Magnate, Investor, Philanthropist & Founder of the Buffett Foundation

Feeling Beautiful Inside?

“Beauty is about how you feel inside, and it reflects in your eyes.”
~ Sophia Loren
a.k.a Sofia Villani Scicolone,
Actress,
Best Foreign Actress BAFTA Award winner, Best Actress Academy Award winner,
César Award winner, Golden Ariel Award winner,
and Grammy Award-winner

Friends, Teachers & Experiences

“I’ve been blessed my whole career, my whole life,
with great friends, great teachers and great experiences;
I’ve done some wonderful things all along the line. But this is truly unbelievable!
So much of it is not just because your peers feel a certain way about you–and that is tremendous–
yet, also because you know how much it means to your family and to your friends,
because we’re all connected. And I honestly feel as though I’m representing all the gypsies. It’s all good stuff.”
~ Chita Rivera a.k.a. Dolores Conchita Figueroa del Rivero,
Actress, Dancer & Singer,
Tony Awards winner (2x),
Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient
& Kennedy Center Honors Award recipient

West Side Story-Historical Rehearsal-Original Cast Members
Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids’ 19th Annual Gypsy of the Year competition, one of Broadway’s most celebrated Fund Raising events, decided to make tribute to 50 years of West Side Story. They flew, from all over the country, twenty-two (22) cast members of the Original 1957 Production and put together, with young Broadway Gypsies, a historical Opening Number.
This is the rehearsal, at AEA audition auditorium, on 12/16/2007 where the Young Broadway generation performs snipits of the legendary Jerrome Robins Choreography, and the original cast members join to create one of the most moving and thrilling opening numbers of BC/EFA. You will see Ken LeRoy (original Bernardo), Mickey Calin (original Riff) along with all original Jets performing the “Jet Song”, Carol Lawrence (original Maria) performing “I am Prety”, followed by Chita Rivera for their “A Boy like that” duet. Chita Dancers from “A Dancer’s Life” do “the Dance at the Gym” with Chita and … … (click for more details)

 

Drugs & Love

“The feeling I have when I’m with Paul is better than how I felt on cocaine.
Consciously trying to stay off drugs is now part of my life, and it always will be.
I’ve proven to myself that I can’t have both drugs and love.
Every day, I have to make the choice again. So far, I choose love.”
~ Yasmine Amanda Bleeth ,
Actress

A Body’s Repair Shop

“The patient should be made to understand that he or she must take charge
of his own life. Don’t take your body to the doctor as if he were a repair shop.”
~ Quentin Regestein,
Author

A Duty to Yourself

“Good health is a duty to yourself,
to your contemporaries, to your inheritors,
to the progress of the world.”
~ Gwendolyn Elizabeth Brooks,
Poet, Pulitzer Prize Awardee for Poetry (1950), Poet Laureate Appointee of Illinois(1968)
& Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress

Napoleon’s Pharmacopoeia

“Water, air, and cleanliness are the chief articles in my pharmacopoeia.”
~ Napoleon I a.k.a Napoleon Bonaparte,
Emperor of the French (May 1804 – April 1814, March 1815 – June 1815)
& King of Italy (March 1805 – April 1814)

Being Mineral(s) Sufficient

“You can trace
every sickness,
every disease
and every ailment
to a mineral deficiency.”
~ Dr. Linus Carl Pauling ,
Chemist, Biochemist, Peace Activist, Author,
Educator, Nobel Prize in Chemistry
& Nobel Peace Prize

Cures, Fears and Worries

“Seventy percent of all patients who come to physicians
could cure themselves if they got rid of their fears and worries.”

~ Dale Carnegie

Renewable Dreams

Good morning!  What a wonderful quote we should never forget!:

“Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition,
there are still untapped possibilities within us
and new beauty waiting to be born.”

Dr. Dale E. Turner