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Watch a video of staff members dancing the Peanut Butter and Jelly song in Cosgrove Cafeteria.
From Dave Krupke:
"When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change." (Dr. Wayne Dyer)
"Every day we have the opportunity to rise and whine or rise and shine." (Dr. Alan Zimmerman)
From John Cooper:
"What it's going to be like and what it's going to look like is up to you."
Also, from the FISH! Philosophy website:
From Sally Crino:
Dave's Words of Wisdom Website
From Christine Urish:
Honestly, how could you not be positive when you watch this kiddo!!!
The True Story of Kid President (video)
From Rachel Serianz:
"Don't let tomorrow's mice eat today's cheese." (source unknown)
"The world is charged with the grandeur of God." (Gerard Manley Hopkins)
The earth is the Lord's and the fullness thereof. (Psalm 24)
"The worst of my foes
Are worries and woes
And all about troubles that never come true." (From the book "Grit A-Plenty," by Dillon Wallace)
From Maggie Woods:
"Determine to do as much good as you can, for as many as you can, as often as you can, for as long as you can."
From Randi Rockwell:
"If you work really hard, and you're kind, AMAZING things will happen." (Conan O'Brien)
From Matt Hansen:
"Great minds discuss ideas.
Average minds discuss events.
Small minds discuss people."
From Jana Seutter:
"Each day can be the beginning of a wonderful future."
"It isn't what happens: it's how you deal with it that's important."
Also, every morning I say a little prayer that I do my best at my job.
From Jane Kettering:
"Expect nothing. Live frugally on surprise." (Alice Walker)
"The source of a true smile is an awakened mind. Smiling helps you approach the day with gentleness and understanding." (Thich Nhat Hanh)
"Be patient with everyone, but above all with yourself. I mean, do not be disturbed because of your imperfections, and always rise up bravely after a fall." (St. Francis de Sales)
From Susan Jameson:
Monty Python's Always Look On The Bright Side of Life makes me smile!
Some things in life are bad
They can really make you mad
Other things just make you swear and curse.
When you're chewing on life's gristle
Don't grumble, give a whistle
And this'll help things turn out for the best...
And...always look on the bright side of life...
Always look on the light side of life...
If life seems jolly rotten
There's something you've forgotten
And that's to laugh and smile and dance and sing.
When you're feeling in the dumps
Don't be silly chumps
Just purse your lips and whistle - that's the thing ...