Tag: Weekly Words to Live By

Fog

      F is for Fog     This week’s letter assignment for Mrs. Matlock’s class is the letter F~        Early mornings at the lake as the fog is lifting. . .            “Truth is the torch that gleams through the fog without dispelling it.” ~ Claude Adrien Helvetius…

Just Ducky

     D is for Ducks      This week’s letter assignment is the letter D~     Fall is my favorite time of year at the lake. . . it will be a couple more weeks before the leaves change so no beautiful leaves to show you yet. Other than the beautiful color and…

Joy

      “We should all do what, in the long run, gives us joy, even if it is only picking grapes or sorting the laundry.”  ~ E. B. White       I WHOLEHEARTEDLY agree with this quote~ for me, personally, I think I would find more joy in grape picking than sorting laundry…

Taste the fruit…

        “Live each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influences of each.”   ~Henry David Thoreau       Heirloom Tomato Carpaccio Salad~ heirloom tomatoes~ sliced extremely thin~ onion, capers, shaved parmesan, basil & olive oil. You can also add pine nuts,…

One White Dog, One Yellow Dog

  An early evening boat ride with Chloe & Gracie. . . they seem to enjoy it as much as we do. While they look the same, Chloe is as yellow as can be. . . scared of loud noises~ not fireworks or thunder~ you know, really scary noises like sneezes. . . Afraid of strange objects. .…

Bike Shadows

      “Life is like riding a bicycle – in order to keep your balance, you must keep moving.”  ~Albert Einstein           Visit  Hey Harriet for Shadow Shot Sunday & for more Weekly Words to Live By, stop by Notes from A Cottage Industry~      

The Beauty of the Butterfly

    “We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.”  ~Maya Angelou        For more Weekly Words to Live By, visit Notes from A Cottage Industry~ and  A Southern Daydreamer for more Outdoor Wednesday inspiration~

Paint

          “Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint on it you can.”  ~Danny Kaye          Lots of paint on the lake this past weekend, in the form of fun and color. . .                    …

Relaxation

  “Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who you are.”  ― Chinese Proverb     For more Weekly Words to Live By, stop by Notes from A Cottage Industry~ And visit  Hey Harriet for Shadow Shot Sunday.     Hope you find some relaxation in your holiday weekend! Happy 4th!

Patriotism

    “You have to love a nation that celebrates its independence every July 4th, not with a parade of guns, tanks, and soldiers who file by the White House in a show of strength and muscle, but with family picnics where kids throw Frisbees, the potato salad gets iffy, and the flies die from…