Did you know…

… that today is Jamestown Landing Day? The first permanent English settlement in the Americas was established on May 14, 1607, at Jamestown, in the Colony of Virginia. Established by the Virginia Company of London as “James Fort,” it followed several earlier failed attempts, including the Lost Colony of Roanoke. Jamestown served as the capital of the colony for 83 years, from 1616 until 1699.

Begun to shrink….

Deleted 6 Twitter accounts

One duplicate Linkedin account

Changed emails to G Suite email…

Publishing newsletter, related news on Blogger blog.

Limiting activity here and bring down to one Long blog post a day.

Twitter and Facebook activity limited.

Continued Birthday wishes on FB and linkedin though.

Published one article oon Linkedin and shared in LI group.

Overall, It is a “Shrink”  To grow or not, not decided yet.




                                              This is the hardest Part

Random Phrases

  1. Beating a Dead HorseMeaning: To bring up an issue that has already been resolved.
  2. Burst Your BubbleMeaning: To ruin someone’s happy moment.
  3. Wake Up CallMeaning: An occurance of sorts that brings a problem to somebody’s attention and they realize it needs fixing.

would you rather

  1. Would you rather have unlimited pencils but the erasers don’t work or one pencil with a great eraser to use for the rest of your life?
  2. Would you rather not be able to speak or not be able to read?
  3. Would you rather eat food that you’re not allowed to cook or TV dinners for the rest of your life?
  4. Would you rather have wet gloves or wet shoes every time you go out in the snow?
  5. Would you rather get rid of 90% of your possessions or 10% of your friends?

would you rather…

  1. Would you rather eat delicious food with a blind date or eat fast food with a good friend each night for an entire month?
  2. Would you rather have carpet in your bathroom or carpet in your kitchen?
  3. Would you rather have no eyebrows or a unibrow that you can’t fix?
  4. Would you rather give up pizza or give up coffee forever?
  5. Would you rather spend a day switching radio stations and hearing the same song or switching TV stations and seeing the same show?

Never have I ever…

  1. Never have I ever laughed so hard I cried.
  2. Never have I ever accidentally forgot to take the price tag off a piece of clothing I wore.
  3. Never have I ever put peanut butter on a dog’s nose.
  4. Never have I ever participated in a school prank.
  5. Never have I ever been to a professional hockey game.
  6. Never have I ever caught something on fire while cooking.
  7. Never have I ever seen a TV show live.
  8. Never have I ever found myself entertaining.
  9. Never have I ever been caught picking my nose in public.
  10. Never have I ever pretended that vanilla pudding was mayonnaise.
  11. Never have I ever spilled a drink all over myself.

Become Better. Get Inspired

  1. “If people refuse to look at you in a new light and they can only see you for what you were, only see you for the mistakes you’ve made, if they don’t realize that you are not your mistakes, then they have to go.” – Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free
  2. “Try again. Fail again. Fail better.” – Samuel Beckett
  3. “He who binds to himself a joyDoes the winged life destroy;But he who kisses the joy as it fliesLives in eternity’s sun rise.” – William Blake

Wisdom Quotes 2

Nobody is born with wisdom, but only those who seek it will find it.

We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid. (Benjamin Franklin)

The intelligent know to belief only half of what they hear. The wise know which half.
An intelligent man believes only half of what he hears, a wise man knows which half. (Even Esar)

Mentor Asks© What is your Motto?


Sow knowledge, reap wisdom.
United we stand, united we stay.
Now our enemies rest.
Art, science, truth.
God, king, country.
Strong deeds, gentle words.
Risen to the heavens.
Bound by chains, but now we are free.
Day or night, we are ready.
Honorbound and just.

12. International Day of Families – 15th May

12. International Day of Families – 15th May

Family Day Content Marketing Opportunities

Both in traditional and modern societies, families are fundamental for a community to thrive. For most of our growing years, we were nurtured by our families. Every year, on this day, we take a moment to celebrate our families.

Content marketing opportunities:   

  • Listicle idea: X Places you can go on a virtual vacation with your family this summer
  • Infographic idea: Games that are great fun when played with family
  • Video idea: Famous people you didn’t know were related to each other
  • Podcast idea: How can you build strong relationships with your cousins as you grow up?

Brand campaign that worked:

This video by POPSUGAR Fitness features cardio exercises you can do with your family – in the comfort of your home!

Linkedin Articles – Restart.

  1. Hi! I thought you might like to read my new article: Great lines these…. So Relevant in COVID19 times of 2020… https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/great-lines-so-relevant-covid19-times-2020-dhananjaya-parkhe
  2. I shall share the Newsletters I subscribe and like on my other blog http://dhananjayparkhe.blogger.com, apart from PIB News.
  3. I am planning to limit with great difficulty to sum up, sum up, and reach my Goal of sharing just one post a day here.  It may be a long post like the best newsletter i like i.e. brainpickings,org or jamesclear.com .


Did you know…

Did you know…

… that today is Reading Wizard Day? In 1999, the mayor of San Francisco interceded to help an 11-year-old child overcome the bureaucracy of the public library system. He only wanted to read to the other children. The librarians said no. The mayor said yes. The boy read. Celebrate reading today!