"I love spring anywhere, but if I could choose I would always greet it in a garden." ~Ruth Stout "First a howling blizzard woke us, Then the rain came down to soak us, And now before the eye can focus - Crocus." ~Lilja Rogers Photo credit: DovieMoon (available as a print)
"When I saw others straining toward God, I did not understand it, for though I may have had him less than they did, there was no one blocking the way between him and me, and I could reach his heart easily. It is up to him, after all, to have us, our part consists of almost solely in letting him ...
"Loving is not just looking at each other, it's looking in the same direction." ~Antoine de Saint-Exupéry "I don't understand why Cupid was chosen to represent Valentine's Day. When I think about romance, the last thing on my mind is a short, chubby toddler coming at me with a weapon." ~Author unknown Photo credit: FirstLightPhoto (available as a print)
"Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are." ~Malcolm S. Forbes
"If you don't like how things are, change it! You're not a tree." ~Jim Rohn "Give thanks for what you are now, and keep fighting for what you want to be tomorrow." ~Fernanda Miramontes-Landeros Photo credit: SimpleAspen (available as a print)
"Man is fond of counting his troubles, but he does not count his joys. If he counted them up as he ought to, he would see that every lot has enough happiness provided for it." ~Fyodor Dostoevsky "What a wonderful life I've had! I only wish I'd realized it sooner." ~Colette Photo credit: bomobob (available as a print)
"Cats are rather delicate creatures and they are subject to a good many ailments, but I never heard of one who suffered from insomnia." ~Joseph Wood Krutch "A catless writer is almost inconceivable. It's a perverse taste, really, since it would be easier to write with a herd of buffalo in the room than even one cat; they make nests in ...
"There is a privacy about it which no other season gives you.... In spring, summer and fall people sort of have an open season on each other; only in the winter, in the country, can you have longer, quiet stretches when you can savor belonging to yourself." ~Ruth Stout Photo credit: Keri Bevan (available as a print)