Quote & Pic of the Day, No. 24 of 24

2-12-09 003” When I met Christ, I felt I had swallowed sunshine ! ”                                              E. Stanley Jones                                                                                                                                                                                     

Quote & Pic of the Day, No. 23 of 24


Louis L’ Amour is one of the world’s most prolific and beloved writers of the twentieth century. Before his death in 1988, he wrote over 100 books and 400 short stories. He is best known for his westerns, but he also explored other genres, including poetry. His first book, Hondo, made him an instant success. The quote below is from a book entitled, The Walking Drum, and is unexpected given the magnitude of words he has penned.   DC Trip...April 20-24, 2012 262”  Reading without thinking is as nothing, for a book is less important for what it says than for what it makes you think. ”   Louis L’ Amour

Quote & Pic of the Day, No. 19 of 24


This is Elliot Michael, our grandson. He is eighteen months young, and is a very special boy. Elliot will share his family with a sibling come September !                   3-8-15 014” When you recover or discover something that nourishes your soul and brings joy, care enough about yourself to make room for it in your life. ”                       Jean Shinoda Bolen

Quote & Pic of the Day, No. 18 of 24

Today is Arbor Day in America. Arbor Day first started in Nebraska on April 22, 1885 due to the efforts of a prominent pioneer, J. Sterling Morton, and his wife. The focus on tree planting caught on and Arbor Day became an official national observance on the last Friday of every April. Trees, trees and more trees make me happy…that is, until I have to trim them, rake their leaves, clean up after storms, etc. Otherwise, trees are a diverse wonderment. They provide shade, fruit, shelter from the elements, wood for building thousands of things, plus sheer beauty throughout every season.                  2-12-13f” The best time to plant a tree was twenty years ago. The next best time is now ”    Chinese Proverb