It's the cocktail hour....Let’s muse over Bomb Pop Cocktails and some salsa and dip Client friends of mine have a twenty-one-year-old daughter who is attending college in Chile. On June 11th, Lily fell from a two-storey hostel and suffered critical head injuries. There was no drinking, no drugs, and no horseplay—it was an accident. A freak, … Continue reading Life Before and After the Parentheses
Month: June 2011
Celebrating: Handshakes, Meteors, Bomb Pop Day
~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ June 30th, 2011 ★~ Today’s Quote: "Ideals are like stars, you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guide, and following them, you reach your destiny." - Carl Schurz ★~ Handshake Day: Today, … Continue reading Celebrating: Handshakes, Meteors, Bomb Pop Day
June 29, 2011: Waffle Iron Day, Camera Day, Almond Buttercrunch Day
~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ June 29, 2011 ★~ Today’s Quote: If you want to build a ship, don't drum up people together to collect wood and don't assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea." — Antoine de Saint-Exupéry ★~ National Waffle Iron Day: The … Continue reading June 29, 2011: Waffle Iron Day, Camera Day, Almond Buttercrunch Day
Musing-Road Warriors Hit the Road
Finally, a quiet moment to muse… Lets enjoy a cuppa and some almond butter crunch. My mom and our friend Norma turned back into road warriors and rode off into the Chicago Sunrise. They are on their way to a dog show in Oklahoma. First stop: Reuters -- a Chicago Bakery not far from my … Continue reading Musing-Road Warriors Hit the Road
Celebrating: Paul Bunyan, Caps Lock, Tapioca Day!
~★~♥~♥~★~ EL MONO ~ ♥~★~★~♥ ~ JUNE 28TH ★~Today's Quote: Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what's going to happen next. Gilda Radner ★~ Paul Bunyan Day: Today, we honor America's tallest folk hero, who hung out with a blue ox named … Continue reading Celebrating: Paul Bunyan, Caps Lock, Tapioca Day!
June 27, 2011 Sunglasses and Orange Blossoms!
~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ June 27, 2011 ★~ Today’s Quote: Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold. Helen Keller ★~ Sunglass Day: I was once wearing a pair of sunglasses that I liked a whole lot while visiting with my … Continue reading June 27, 2011 Sunglasses and Orange Blossoms!
Celebrating: Hair Stylist, Log Cabins, Chocolate Pudding!
~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ June 26th ★~ Today’s Quote: Life is an endless struggle full of frustrations and challenges, but eventually you find a hair stylist you like. ~Author Unknown ★~ Celebrating Beauticians: How much would you be willing to pay a master hair stylist to design a hair style that would prevent you … Continue reading Celebrating: Hair Stylist, Log Cabins, Chocolate Pudding!
Celebrating: Backyard Campouts, and Catfish!
~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ June 25, 2011 ★~ Quote: It always rains on tents. Rainstorms will travel thousands of miles, against prevailing winds for the opportunity to rain on a tent. ~Dave Barry ★~ Great American Backyard Campout Day: I love the backyard campout days... Our backyard was a summer campground for the neighborhood … Continue reading Celebrating: Backyard Campouts, and Catfish!
Maeve Our Newest Swan and Miracle
Please Help yourself to a cuppa and a Pecan Sandie cookie... because today's muse is very special guest post by a favorite writer and friend of mine...Julianne P. Joyce Some time ago, I shared some thoughts about my children. I quoted a saying that was often used by my Mom and Mrs. Casey: "Everyone thinks their … Continue reading Maeve Our Newest Swan and Miracle
Celebrating: Letting Go, Pink, Pecan Sandies
~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ June 23rd, 2011 Today’s Quote: Hanging onto resentment is letting someone you despise live rent-free in your head.-- Ann Landers ★~ Let It Go Day: Today, take a past grievance that you have been hanging onto, put it in a balloon, let it go, and watch it fly far, far … Continue reading Celebrating: Letting Go, Pink, Pecan Sandies