“Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checked by failure … than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat.” – Theodore Roosevelt
Hello, I am ~V~ Bloomberg, welcome to my story!
I believe everyone should tell their story. You are the only one who can speak your truth.
“Permanence, perseverance, and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragements, and impossibilities: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak.”
I Begin…Valerie Jean Lambert
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self.
North Clarendon, VT…Year 4 through 10
I was entering 4th grade when we moved to Ludlow Vermont. It was a ski town at the base of Okemo Mountain Ski Resort.
I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear. – Nelson Mandela
Ludlow, VT…Year 10 to 19
“I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.” — Stephen Covey
On The Move…My Marriage…Valerie Lambert Stevens
I married for the first time October 26, 1985, 41 days after giving birth to my first child, a son.
“Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.” – Helen Keller
Alone…A Journey I Had To Take
“Do you want to know who you are? Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.” Thomas Jefferson
The Mojo Chronicles…My Second Marriage…Valerie Lambert Stevens Bloomberg