“Somewhere inside all of us is the power to change the world.”~Roald Dahl British novelist, short-story writer, poet, screenwriter, and wartime fighter pilot Roald Dahl died on this day in 1990.
“There are no wrong turnings. Only paths we had not known we were meant to walk.”~Guy Gavriel Kay Canadian fantasy fiction writer Guy Gavriel Kay was born on this day in 1954.
Two weeks ago, I dreamed that our house burned to the ground. First Reader and I were evacuated the Wednesday morning before this dream invaded my sleep. Best Riding Friend offered an invitation to camp at her place for as long as our evacuation lasted. Our two oldest fur-babies went to their usual sitter while … Continue reading Rebuilding the Dream
Anyone could see that the wind was a special wind this night, and the darkness took on a special feel because it was All Hallows' Eve.~Ray Bradbury
"I dream too much, work too little."~Sylvia Plath, (2011). “The Journals of Sylvia Plath”, p.542, Faber & Faber American poet, novelist, and short-story writer Sylvia Plath was born on this day in 1932.
"Giving orders you know won't be obeyed is one of the best ways I know to destroy your own authority."~David Weber (2014). “Safehold Boxed Set 1: Off Armageddon Reef, By Schism Rent Asunder, and By Heresies Distressed”, p.1045, Macmillan American science fiction and fantasy author David Weber was born on this day in 1952.
"As my father used to tell me, the only true sign of success in life is being able to do for a living that which makes you happy.""Weird" Al Yankovic American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, satirist, actor, music video director, and author "Weird" Al Yankovic was born on this day in 1959.
"Take care, be kind, be considerate of other people and other species, and be loving."~John Lithgow American actor, musician, poet, author, and singer John Lithgow was born on this day in 1945.
First Reader and I are going on our fifth day of home displacement. After an already tense few days, we learned that the fire roared through our community yesterday. As of this posting, we have no idea whether or not we still have a home to which to return. We are keeping a positive outlook, … Continue reading Evacuation Day 4
“As Romeo and Juliet found to their cost, marriage is never just about two people falling in love, it is about families.”~Marina Lewycka British novelist Marina Lewycka was born on this day in 1946.