Tag Archives: attitude

FMM 9 26 14 The Alternative

“Old age isn’t so bad when you consider the alternative.” ~Maurice Chevalier. There is a term used to describe people who are not mainstream, we say they choose to live an alternative lifestyle.  I have always loved that thought, never wanting to be ordinary, to be just like everyone else.  Perhaps it comes from growing […]

FMM 2 7 14 Are we there yet?

“For success, like happiness, cannot be pursued; it must ensue, and it only does so as the unintended side-effect of one’s personal dedication to a cause greater than oneself…” ~ Viktor Frankl It is a long drive to get to the north coast from the center of Jamaica.  A journey of perhaps 30 miles (or […]

FMM 3 8 13 The Movie of your Life

Jamaicans have a way with words. Whether it is a created word like ‘irie’; an old word used in a new and original way, ‘wicked!’ or a phrase like ‘One love’, Jamaicanisms have entered the language of countries from Alaska to Zimbabwe. I have always loved the way a Jamaican will tell you that they […]

FMM 1 25 13 “Lively up yourself!” Bob Marley

FMM 1 25 13 “Lively up yourself” Bob Marley   Is there anything as unattractive as a slouch? Someone who walks with no energy, arms folded or hands in pockets, looking as if they would rather be anywhere than where they are? It has always made me crazy to see people who approach their job […]