I am one of those “glass half-full” vs. “glass half-empty” kinds of people. It keeps me grateful, and it is part of what makes me a “risk-taker”. I have been successful over the past four decades as a writer, producer, journalist, author, composer, videographer, editor, novelist, and illustrator. “I have been paid for everything and arrested for nothing.” Now God help me, I am a blogger. When I was a kid watching the great actress, Roslyn Russell as Auntie Mamie roar “Life is a banquette, and most poor suckers are starving," That's what I call a "Pearl of Wisdom.