“Instructions for living a life. Pay attention. Be astonished. Tell about it.”~Mary Oliver American poet Mary Oliver was born on this day in 1935.
“If you're gonna fret, fret over something you can change. Then stop fretting and do something about it.”~Kimberly Willis Holt American children’s writer Kimberly Willis Holt was born on this day in 1960.
“True beauty is knowing who you are and what you want and never apologizing for it.”~Pink American singer and songwriter Pink was born on this day in 1979.
“Fear is the loneliest feeling. You can be in a throng of people, but if you're afraid, you're on your own.”~Michelle Paver British novelist and children's writer Michelle Paver was born on this day in 1960.
“Things that make us alike are finer and stronger than the things that make us different.”~Jane Addams American settlement activist, reformer, social worker, sociologist, public administrator, and author Jane Addams was born on this day in 1860.
Word of the week: Apples. Lots and lots of apples. Best Riding Friend has two mature apple trees in the backyard, and this year, they were bountiful. A wind storm blew through a couple of weeks ago and filled the yard with apples, most of which were not quite ripe. First Reader and I spent … Continue reading Rebuilding the Dream, Pt 49
(C) 2018, JJ ShaunThe cabins. So, I had a post all ready for the day, and left before I posted it. 🙄 Now, I am at the cabin with a sketchy internet. I'll have more on our trip next week.
“Growth is the process of responding positively to change.”~Paul Harvey American radio broadcaster Paul Harvey was born on this day in 1918.
“I've found that people who look at things as they are, and not as they wish them to be, are the ones who succeed.”~Sarah Orne Jewett American novelist, short story writer, and poet Sarah Orne Jewett was born on this day in 1849.
“The simple act of paying attention can take you a long way.”~Keanu Reeves Canadian actor Keanu Reeves was born n this day in 1964.