Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Affection is responsible for nine-tenths of
whatever solid and durable happiness there
is in our lives.

-C. S. Lewis

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

diane arbus

My favorite thing is to
go where I've never been.

-Diane Arbus

Monday, August 29, 2011

To be positive:
To be mistaken at the top of one's voice.

-Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary

Sunday, August 28, 2011

rene magritte

I do not occupy myself
with things too great and
too marvelous for me.

-Psalm 131:1

Saturday, August 27, 2011

A committee can make a decision that
is dumber than any of its members.

-David Coblitz

Friday, August 26, 2011

Courage is found
in unlikely places.

-John Ronald Reuel Tolkien

Thursday, August 25, 2011

My pride and joy.

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Politics makes me sick.

-William Howard Taft

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Don't let your envelopes leave home without one

Cars, Ratatouille, Toy Story, Up, and WALL-E
are all being honored on postage stamps.  A pane
of twenty, featuring four of each design, is available
now for $8.80 at your local post office. 
Go here to see all five designs.

Monday, August 22, 2011

A man has made at least a start on
discovering the meaning of human life
when he plants shade trees under which
he knows full well he will never sit.

-Elton Trueblood

Sunday, August 21, 2011

Tell of His deeds in songs
of joy!

-Psalm 107:22

Saturday, August 20, 2011

Make sure you have finished
speaking before your audience
has finished listening.

-Dorothy Sarnoff

Friday, August 19, 2011

Until I discovered cooking, I was
never really interested in anything.

-Julia Child

Thursday, August 18, 2011

Three o'clock is always too
late or too early for anything
you want to do.

-Jean Paul Sartre

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Land really is the best art.

-Andy Warhol

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

The years teach much which the days
never know.

-Ralph Waldo Emerson

Monday, August 15, 2011

8Elephants are pregnant for 22 months.
8The moon is a quarter of the Earth's size.
8Fingernails grow nearly four times faster
than toenails.

Sunday, August 14, 2011

Behold then the kindness
and severity of God.

-Romans 11:22

Saturday, August 13, 2011

Consider the lilies; and while you're doing
that I'll be over here looking through your

-Jack Handey

Friday, August 12, 2011

pablo picasso

Anxiety is the handmaiden
of creativity.

-T. S. Eliot

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Life is as tedious as a twice-told tale vexing
the dull ear of a drowsy man.

-William Shakespeare

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

I'm learning my lessons. It may
take me a lifetime.

-Todd Rundgren

Tuesday, August 09, 2011

I think computer viruses should
count as life.

-Stephen Hawking

Monday, August 08, 2011

Death is like an arrow that is
already in flight, and your life
lasts until it reaches you.

-Georg Hermes

Sunday, August 07, 2011

Worldlings prize their gems of beauty,
Cling to gilded toys of rust.

-Mary D. James,  All for Jesus

Saturday, August 06, 2011

I'm so happy I could blow the
whole world up!

- something my little sister said when we were camping out as
a family in the upper peninsula of Michigan when she was five.

Friday, August 05, 2011

Most men pursue pleasure with
such breathless haste that they
hurry past it.

-Soren Kierkegaard

Thursday, August 04, 2011

Even castles made
of sand, fall into
the sea, eventually.

-Jimi Hendrix

Wednesday, August 03, 2011

Next to myself I like cotton best.

-I always thought this would make a good slogan for the cotton
industry (instead of "the fabric of our lives").

Tuesday, August 02, 2011

Any major dude with half a heart
surely will tell you my friend.

-Donald Fagen

Monday, August 01, 2011

Until man duplicates a blade of
grass, nature can laugh at his
so-called scientific knowledge.

-Thomas Edison