Tag Archives: Life

Quote of the Day

"If your happiness is based on external experience, then, my darling, you are fucked." -Gabrielle Bernstein
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Quote of the Day

"Frustration is a positive emotion experienced Negatively.  One feels frustration only when one is close to succeeding." -Grace Burton
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How Easy It Is to Look Down the Slippery Slope of a Nose

I overheard two guys talking the other day. They were discussing a mutual friend's new girlfriend. It came out that she had dropped out of school after a year and had been working an office job until recently.  She has not yet found a new job and has been cleaning houses in the meantime. They…
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National Dance Day

Executive Producer of Fox's So You Think You Can Dance (SYTYCD), Nigel Lythgoe, has started a grassroots initiative to encourage the nation to move. Declaring July 31st as National Dance Day, Lythgoe hopes that individuals, communities, organizations, and families will come together and express themselves through dance.  However, this grassroots experiment is quickly turning into…
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Quote of the Day

"It isn't so astonishing the number of things that I can remember, as the number of things I can remember that aren't so." -Mark Twain
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Happy Graduation!

"Graduation Day is tough for adults.  They go to the ceremony as parents.  They come home as contemporaries.  After 22 years of child-rearing, they are unemployed." -Erma Bombeck As graduation season winds down, Silverpen Productions would like to take a moment to wish all the Graduates a very Happy Graduation! Leaving high school for college…
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Mother’s Day Reflections

As we come down from all the Mother's Day celebrations and begin the work week, it is important to take a moment and think about what Mother's Day really is all about. Obviously, it's a day to celebrate mothers. But what does being a "Mom" really mean? Is it just that you have a blood…
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Stories That Dance – A Fun Opportunity for Local Elementary Students

The Northeast Ballet Company of Schenectady and Proctors Theater is hosting a special program that not only helps combat declining literacy rates in children, but also combines valuable skills in creativity, confidence, and problem solving, with the art of dance. The students create their own stories, then work with professionals from the Northeast Ballet Company…
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Making Exercise (or training) Fun!

Why do most of us view exercise as such a chore? There is no denying how amazing it is for our bodies in many different ways - both physically and mentally. It helps us to look good, feel better about ourselves, make us more graceful and stronger, protects our bodies, and helps fight diseases as…
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Help Save the New York State Theater Institute!

The New York State Theatre Institute (NYSTI) has been an important part of New York for 36 years. This is a place that prides itself on providing unique, cultural experiences for children and teachers.  Many talented actors have left the Institute to go on to do other exciting, and fulfilling work.  Moving beyond the stage…
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