Saturday, February 12, 2011
Friday, February 11, 2011
Remove those 'I want you to like me' stickers from your forehead and, instead, place them where they truly will do the most good - on your mirror! -Susan Jeffers
|This shot was taken from a seaplane over Seattle harbor on my birthday a couple of years ago! The flight was a birthday present from my son. It was fantastic!|
Joy in looking and comprehending is nature's most beautiful gift. -Albert Einstein
That which is striking and beautiful is not always good; but that which is good is always beautiful.
Thursday, February 10, 2011
|Time to share your skies, the beauty over your world, the clouds, the colors! Sky Watch is hosted each week by Klaus and the Sky Watch team of Klaus, Sandy, Wren and me. Join us and the many people from all over the world who share theirs with us each week! Click on the post title to be taken to the SWF website where you can sign up. Hooray!! We had some sun yesterday and the day before and night before last I caught this sunset over a period of about a half hour. |
A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.
|A man should look for what is, and not for what he thinks should be. |
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
Any man who can drive safely while kissing a pretty girl is simply not giving the kiss the attention it deserves.
Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.
If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.
You have to do your own growing no matter how tall your grandfather was.
|I have a simple philosophy: Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. Scratch where it itches.|
Alice Roosevelt Longworth
Wednesday, February 9, 2011
Wise men speak because they have something to say, fools because they have to say something.
Never live in the past but always learn from it.
|Nature never deceives us; it is we who deceive ourselves.|
Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.
Frank Lloyd Wright
Oh, and a last minute note!
HOW TO SPOT A METH LAB
Tuesday, February 8, 2011
Dear bloggers! You're not Deaf are you? I know you're not Dumb and I also know it's the D Day! So stop your Daily Dabbling, no acting like the Damsel in Distress, this isn't the Dark Ages!! And, yes, it is Damp and Dark, but it's winter, you know! Let's shake up a Daiquiri, go out on the Deck and get into a Decadent mood! No, you Don't have to be a Deadhead, just Different and now is your opportunity to Demonstrate just how Delightfully brilliant you can be Despite the Dull weather! Use some Determination, some Diplomacy and help us all Discover the Delight of Ds!! And here are my D words for the Day! D is for, my Dancing Daughter, Darling Dogs, Ducks, Daisies, my Drummer son, his Drums and our Deck -- my favorite place!
Monday, February 7, 2011
By definition, a government has no conscience. Sometimes it has a policy, but nothing more.
Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
We will never have true civilization until we have learned to recognize the rights of others.
|Cleverness is not wisdom.|
Sunday, February 6, 2011
Susan at Stony River Farm hosts Microfiction Monday. She posts a picture and you compose a story in 140 characters. You can click on the link under the title to get further instructions. To help you along she has posted a wonderful link that counts your characters for you! How great is that! You can get the counter at Design 215.
This meme is easy and it's fun! Thanks, Susan for hosting.
And here's the picture for the day!
|He sat staring out the classroom window at the clock outside. A cooking class!|
How could he have been so dumb to let her sign him up?
And from the brilliant lady in Mumbai!
It's good the finicky head lady has her windows closed. We actually passed off an old clock with a 7 as an inverted 2, as an antique.
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