Archive for the ‘Miscellaneous’ Category

Only Love Changes Hate

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.”

― Martin Luther King Jr., A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches

This amazing story has been on my mind in recent weeks. It tells the personal experience of a man confronted with hateful threats and turning the situation around to truly change someone’s heart. An excellent listen.

Ellen Forney did my illos!

Monday, October 18th, 2010

I have to add a professional nod in the website somewhere, but until I can get my web-geek friend to help me do it right, I want to give credit to Ellen Forney for all of the wonderful illustrations on my promotional materials. They have helped give my brand a very personal touch over the years, and I am grateful to have Ellen as a resource. Check her out!

Before you speak

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

My friend Christina told me this idea comes from the Koran, though it appears to be a universal teaching from everywhere– from all of the religions, just like the Golden Rule. I love me some universal teachings, so I’m putting some in the blog to keep them close at hand. Here it is:

Think before speaking by asking yourself these three questions:

Is it true?
Is it necessary?
Is it kind?

And some like to add: Will it improve upon the silence?

Indeed, it would probably be a much quieter world if we passed through these gates before opening our mouths and/or broke out our keyboards. Food for thought.

Keely/Hammer 2009 News

Monday, January 4th, 2010

Only 3 days into the new year and I have already followed through on one big resolution: to get my wedding photos up on line and get the end-of-year-letter substitute done. For your edification and enjoyment, my friends: The Year 2009.
The Huck’s Horse video is now working.
Happy New Year!

Starting Up

Tuesday, June 9th, 2009

Along with the new website, a blog. Perhaps having a blog will encourage me to sit down and write about some of the stuff that inspires me. Or the things that confound me. Or both. Stay tuned, and we’ll all find out.