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Quote of the Day

“To See a World in a Grain of SandAnd a Heaven in a Wild Flower,Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand And Eternity in an hour.”, William Blake

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Words of wisdom

“Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength”, Goethe

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Food for thought

“Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts.”, Charles Dickens

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Quote of the Day

“It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live.”, Marcus Aurelius

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Quote of the Day

“The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.”, Thomas Paine

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Quote of the Day

“There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.”, Charles Dickens

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My Quote of the Day

“Happiness is a mystery like religion, and it should never be rationalized.”, G.K Chesterton

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Herb garden at ten weeks

My herb garden is finally making it. Ten weeks of weeding, feeding, and loving ( although the basil and flat leaf parsley are at four weeks in the ground. I must admit they were a bit more developed when I purchased them). The lavender is finally blooming!  I am so excited to make sachets and … Continue reading

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Favourite exchange of the day…

Overheard from a sweet elderly lady at work today: (On cellphone) : “What? Yes, I’ve put our name on the list. The important question is where are you…well hurry up.” To her companions: “He acts like I don’t know to put our name on the list. Every time he does it. Do I look that … Continue reading

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Vintage site of the week

Not long ago I was searching for some graphics for my blog when I found a treasure trove of vintage clip art, graphics, and backgrounds. All of these may be suitable for web design, scrapbooking, and craft projects. The Graphics Fairy ( http://graphicsfairy.blogspot.com) is a great resource to get ideas. All of her graphics come … Continue reading

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