Saturday, July 31, 2010

Friendship Flowers

In friendship's fragrant garden,
There are flowers of every hue.
Each with its own fair beauty
And its gift of joy for you.

Friday, July 30, 2010


As an artist, a man has no home in Europe save in Paris.
~Friedrich Nietzsche~

Wednesday, July 28, 2010


I like to see a man proud of the place in which he lives. I like to see a man live so that his place will be proud of him.
~Abraham Lincoln

Tuesday, July 27, 2010


And hail their queen, fair regent of the night.
~Erasmus Darwin~

Monday, July 26, 2010

Children Playing

You are worried about seeing him spend his early years in doing nothing. What! Is it nothing to be happy? Nothing to skip, play, and run around all day long? Never in his life will he be so busy again.
~Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Emile, 1762~

Sunday, July 25, 2010


Today is a smooth white seashell, hold it close and listen to the beauty of the hours.

Saturday, July 24, 2010


Dancing is the poetry of the foot
~~John Dryden~

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Health, Wealth, Happiness

The greatest wealth is health.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010


Buttons and patches and the cold wind blowing,
The days pass quickly when I am sewing.
~Author Unknown~

Sunday, July 18, 2010

Pink Perfection

"The very Pink of Perfection"
~Oliver Goldsmith~

Saturday, July 17, 2010


“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.”

Tuesday, July 13, 2010


I come from haunts of coot and hern, I make a sudden sally And sparkle out among the fern, To bicker down a valley.

Sunday, July 11, 2010


"While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about."

Saturday, July 10, 2010


Hope for the best but prepare for the worst.
~English Proverb~

Thursday, July 8, 2010


To read of a detective's daring finesse or ingenious stratagem is a rare joy.
~Rex Stout~

Sunday, July 4, 2010

Happy 4th!

Does the government fear us? Or do we fear the government? When the people fear the government, tyranny has found victory. The federal government is our servant, not our master! ~Thomas Jefferson~

Saturday, July 3, 2010

Pre-4th of July

“A government big enough to give you everything you want, is strong enough to take everything you have.”
~Thomas Jefferson~

Friday, July 2, 2010


And I'm proud to be an American,
where at least I know I'm free.
And I won't forget the men who died,
who gave that right to me.
~Lee Greenwood~

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Home Sweet Home

Peace - that was the other name for home. ~Kathleen Norris~
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