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Month: February 2004

By Giv'er Miramichi / February 20, 2004 /

Congratulations Melanie Carr! She is the winner of the second leg of our Mighty Miramichi staff contest. The race is on, and her & Wally are neck & neck for the Grand Prize! We’ll find out the winner at the end of this month. Giv'er MiramichiGiv’er Miramichi is about “What’s up, what’s new, what’s happening”.…

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By Giv'er Miramichi / February 19, 2004 /

Quote of the Day “Leaders care more than others think is wise; they risk more than others think is safe. They dream more than others think is practical and they achieve more than others think is possible.” –unknown Today I found another article called “Leaving the Tribe” to Find Your Own Unique Path in Life…

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By Giv'er Miramichi / February 18, 2004 /

I’m a bit of a reality TV nut. I love watching the Life Television network, which is pretty much all reality all the time. But I also watch a fair bit of the big network shows like American Idol, Celebrity Mole and lately, The Surreal Life. I don’t know why I watch The Surreal Life.…

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By Giv'er Miramichi / February 17, 2004 /

People are sometimes a little surprised to find out that I’ve known I wanted to be a writer since the fourth grade. Even earlier I kind of suspected, but in grade four I won my first writing contest, placing above kids in the fifth and sixth grades. That’s when I had an “A-HA!! I’m good…

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By Giv'er Miramichi / February 16, 2004 /

Happy Monday! Hope you enjoyed your weekend. I sure did! I shut down the computer and spent a little time reconnecting with myself this weekend. I need to do that every once and awhile just to take stock and see if I’m on course or if I’m wandering off the path a little. I’m happy…

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By Giv'er Miramichi / February 12, 2004 /

Last night I went to the local writers’ group meeting. It was the first time I’ve attended in well over a year. There were a lot of new faces, some people I knew, and some I didn’t. One that I only knew through email, so now I have a face to put with the name.…

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By Giv'er Miramichi / February 12, 2004 /

Four Principles* ================= 1. “Be impeccable with your word.” Why be impeccable with your word? Words are our power. We can choose to use our power with good intent or bad intent. We reap the result of the choice we make. 2. “Don’t take matters personally.” Why shouldn’t we take matters personally? What other people…

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By Giv'er Miramichi / February 12, 2004 /

“Come to the edge.” “We can’t, we are afraid.” “Come to the edge.” “We can’t, we will fall.” “Come to the edge.” And they came. And he pushed them. And they flew. ~French Poet ~ G. Apollinaire Giv'er MiramichiGiv’er Miramichi is about “What’s up, what’s new, what’s happening”. We are focused on building people up,…

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By Giv'er Miramichi / February 11, 2004 /

Thought for the Day “You are what you repeatedly do. Excellence is not an event – it is a habit.” — Aristotle I just had to share this quote with all of you today because it really rings true with me. My main goals for this year can be summed up in this quote because…

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By Giv'er Miramichi / February 10, 2004 /

I read a really good article today in the Self Improvement Newsletter I receive from www.selfgrowth.com It struck a chord with me, so I thought I would share it with you too. The Top 10 Benefits to Knowing & Living Your Purpose By W. Bradford Swift ©2001, Life On Purpose Institute, Inc. As the founder…

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By Giv'er Miramichi / February 10, 2004 /

I’m curious, has everyone forgotten about our little novel we were working on before Christmas? Anyone interested in starting it up again? Volunteers for a new chapter? Anyone? Anyone at all? Giv'er MiramichiGiv’er Miramichi is about “What’s up, what’s new, what’s happening”. We are focused on building people up, supporting one another and celebrating our…

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By Giv'er Miramichi / February 9, 2004 /

‘Tis the season for figure skating. It’s one of the very few sports I enjoy watching on television. It’s more artistic than a football game, more graceful than a wrestling match. I love dance and gymnastics and figure skating is like a combination of both with the added challenge of ice. I’m particularly enthralled with…

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