“When you realize you don’t own someone, you show up every day to try to make sure they stay in your life.” ~Mara Brock Akil American screenwriter and television producer Mara Brock Akil was born on this day in 1970.
Random Quote for May 26, 2023
“You can be pleased with nothing if you are not pleased with yourself.” ~Lady Mary Wortley Montagu English aristocrat, writer, and poet Lady Mary Wortley Montagu was baptized on this day in 1689.
And Now For Something Different
(C) 2023, JJ Shaun First Reader and I spent the last few days house-sitting for friends. When their original house-sitter fell through, they reached out and asked if we’d be willing to look after their house and the animals on their ranch. So, here we are, looking after a couple dozen chickens, two horses, three … Continue reading And Now For Something Different
Random Quote for May 24, 2023
"Every failure is a step to success." ~William Whewell English polymath, scientist, Anglican priest, philosopher, theologian, and historian of science William Whewell was born on this day in 1794.
Random Quote for May 23, 2023
“This life is yours. Take the power to choose what you want to do and do it well. Take the power to love what you want in life and love it honestly. Take the power to walk in the forest and be a part of nature. Take the power to control your own life. No … Continue reading Random Quote for May 23, 2023
Random Quote for May 22, 2023
“Acceptance, under someone else’s terms, is worse than rejection.” ~Mary Cassatt American painter and printmaker Mary Cassatt was born on this day in 1844.
Rebuilding the Dream, Pt 136
Rain, rain, you’re too wet,Go away ‘til our house is set. That’s the mood at the moment. Rain has been our latest nemesis trying to get the house finished. For the last two weeks, we’ve seen more rainy days than sunny days. This is unusual for a region that normally sees more than three hundred … Continue reading Rebuilding the Dream, Pt 136
Random Quote for May 20, 2023
“It is easy to sit up and take notice. What is difficult is getting up and taking action.” ~Honoré de Balzac French novelist and playwright Honoré de Balzac was born on this day in 1799.
Random Quote for May 19, 2023
“There’s always going to be bad stuff out there. But here’s the amazing thing—light trumps darkness, every time. You stick a candle into the dark, but you can’t stick the dark into the light.” ~Jodi Picoult American writer Jodi Picoult was born on this day in 1966.
Random Quote for May 18, 2023
“The best stories come from real life.” ~Diane English American screenwriter, producer, and director Diane English was born on this day in 1948.