The Martini Diaries-Dickens’ Lessons

Posted on December 19, 2014 by lisa - 8 comments.

“Bah,” said Scrooge, “Humbug.” A Christmas Carol is one of my favorite Christmas movies. I thought the message is akin to The Martini Diaries  for example; goodwill toward men, empathy for others, business dealings vs. relationships. So, here I’m sharing some of my favorite quotes from the book. The writings of Charles Dickens are second [...]

I’m Grateful In Spite Of the C Word

Posted on December 16, 2014 by lisa - 20 comments.

The big ‘C’ is almost here. Instead of getting all anxious and thinking about what could possibly go wrong (presents aren’t wrapped, Santa forgot something or someone, the stockings aren’t full enough etc.) I’m going to be grateful. Gratitude is something I’ve been negligent about lately. When I read Lizzy’s post at Considerings-Life’s Silver Linings, [...]

The Martini Diaries-Brother In Arms

Posted on December 12, 2014 by lisa - 26 comments.

“There’s so many different worlds So many different suns And we have just one world But we live in different ones”-Mark Knopfler-Brothers In Arms He says he’s ‘done with me’.  My younger brother and I had a falling out in 2012.  We haven’t been able to fix it even though I’ve tried various ways to [...]


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