October 31, 2009

Halloween Glitters

October 26, 2009

"Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to an all-knowing God." - Corrie Ten Boom

October 25, 2009

Growing old is mandatory; growing up is optional. ~Chili Davis

October 24, 2009

Today's Forecast:

Raining knives, impromptu floods, and strange men who will scurry around your house trying to stem the unavoidable rising waters.

The first sign of maturity is the discovery that the volume knob also turns to the left. ~Jerry M. Wright

October 23, 2009

We know we're getting old when the only thing we want for our birthday is not to be reminded of it. ~Author Unknown


Happy Birthday to my dear friend, John, who would probably prefer to just skip the day altogether.

October 17, 2009

What children need most are the essentials that grandparents provide in abundance. They give unconditional love, kindness, patience, humor, comfort, lessons in life. And, most importantly, cookies. ~Rudolph Giuliani

October 16, 2009

"A child needs a grandparent, anybody's grandparent, to grow a little more securely into an unfamiliar world. " ~Charles and Ann Morse


Being a grandparent is much more than order of birth.

October 12, 2009

"Never let anybody else be your excuse for failure."


October 5, 2009

Love is a choice, not a feeling.

Love is an action, not an emotion.

Love is something that we do, not something that we feel.

October 4, 2009

A friend loveth at all times. ~ Proverbs 17:17

October 3, 2009

"Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes." ~ Friedrich Nietzsche


How true! This is the reason that lasting relationships must be built on a solid foundation of friendship.

October 2, 2009

"Kindness gives birth to kindness." ~ Sophocles


This is the premise that lies behind the 'Pay It Forward' movement that followed the release of the popular movie by the same name. If you give kindness to someone, and they give kindness to others, and those others also give kindness, soon the world would be filled with more kindness than hatred. It's a good theory, at least.

October 1, 2009


Every now and then we find ourselves obsessed with something. Even the youngest child can experience the art of obsession.

Is there something that you are obsessed with right now?

Can obsessions be good for us?

Do you think it is easy to break an obsession?