Greetings special friends,
had a wonderful time on our trip to New York to
see the 2004 Macys Thanksgiving Day Parade. Our
dancers opened the parade on NBC. We hope you had
the chance to see them and enjoy the parade with
your family. For those interested in being a part
of the parade next year, you can qualify at
contests or summer camp. Keep in mind that Macys
will be limiting the space for 2005 so it will be
on a first come, first serve basis. Make plans to
set aside your money for the trip and be ready to
send in your deposit as soon as you qualify.
Here are some thoughts for the day:
You get the best out of others when you give the
best of yourself.
Harvey Firestone (1868-1938) Founder of Firestone
Tire and Rubber Co.
You may forget how you behave when the going got
tough, but others wont.
Mark Burnett, founder of Eco-Challenge
Our opinion of people depends less upon what we
see in them, than upon what
they make us see in ourselves. Sarah Grand
Vision is the capacity to believe in what my
heart sees, what others cant see.
Vision is seeing positive possibilities where
others see only negative probabilities.
Carl A. Hammerschlag, psychiatrist and
With Christmas just around the corner it is time
to think of others and plan a community service
project with your team, class or office. It is
very important to remember those around you in
your area that may not be as fortunate. It is
really rewarding to all who participate in lending
a helping and generous hand to others during the
Each of us has the chance to make a difference in
someones life, either through a kind gesture or
word of encouragement. Below are a few questions
that will make a profound affect on how you view
people as a hero or guardian angel. Take the
extra effort this week to make a difference to
someone who needs a lift.
Have a wonderful week, and, as always, please keep
Joyce E. Pennington