Fortune Fun

Writing of quick meals and unplanned dinners, here are a couple of souvenirs from Friday night's Chinese takeaway dinner:

7th Mar 08 : FORTUNE FRIDAY (Alternate) - Equipment for Success

Fortune reads: You have an unusual equipment for success make sure to use it wisely.

Heh. That cracked me up. Seriously? An unusual equipment for success? Hmmm... And, I wonder how on earth I'd ever use it wisely if I get to figure out what it is?

Ah, well... This other one, I like -

Day 67 - Project 365 - 7th Mar 08 : FORTUNE FRIDAY

Reads: New experiences and new friends will enrich your life.

Not so much a fortune for me but a reminder. New experiences and new friends are things I wish to have and long for. And, right now, I really am enjoying the process of creating these experiences and friendships.

This year has already opened a lot of new relationships for me, both online and off... And, I'm really enjoying it. And I'm very grateful. That's why I know I should continue to be open to all sorts of experiences and people. Not to get used to too many 'same ol', same ol'' stuff.

Anyway, is it just me - or do folks really order fortune cookies because they love their taste? Or, is it just for the sayings and/or experience? I don't know about you, but I do enjoy eating 'em. The 'fortunes' are just funny sayings to me. Something to have fun with and all. But the cookies themselves... mmmmmm... yum!

Hope you're all having a fabulous weekend!

About the Author Shai Coggins (MTeach, MSoc Sci App Psych)

Shai has been managing and blogging here at ShaiCoggins.com for 17 years. Here, she writes about creativity, productivity, and how to recharge for a better, happier lifestyle. She is the author of Today: Life Journal, Colour Bliss: Kaleidoscopes, and a little known children's book. A serial entrepreneur, Shai also currently runs Vervely.com, a boutique digital media agency offering online content, community, and conversion marketing services. Her blogging experience and digital work have been featured in various media, including being listed in Fast Company's "Most Influential Women in Technology" list. Originally from Manila, Shai lived in Singapore and the USA before moving to Australia with her British husband. They have two children, a pet bunny, and a rambunctious rescue Labrador.

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