Archive for November, 2006

Free Hugs In Victoria, B.C.

November 15, 2006

thanks giordana at lemursgalore at youtube

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Quote For The Day

November 14, 2006

“No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it’s not the same river and he’s not the same man.”

Heraclitus, philosopher (c. 540-470 BCE)

Quote For The Day

November 13, 2006

“There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration. ”

Andrew Carnegie, industrialist (1835-1919)

The Great Dessert Hunt

November 10, 2006

by
Florence Ondré

On the trail of great desserts
A love of goodies never hurts
An eye for color, textures too
Will get you through a nosh or two
To find the pastries, cakes and pies
Which fill one with delighted sighs
Of Ummmm and Yumm and oh that’s good
Each cookie tasting as it should
Sweet and crunchy; soft with flavor
Bite sized chocolate to savor
Marzipan, pistachio
Lemon meringue as frothed as snow
Red Velvet topped with gooed ganache
Shortbread iced with swirled panache
Mousse mango and raspberry
Tinge the palate merrily
Pumpkin cake with frost cream cheese
Drizzled caramel to please
Passion fruit on densest fudge
Fills the heart and gives the nudge
To sample further Danish fruit
And travel on quite resolute
In finding treats unique divine
Mouth watering and so sublime
Ginger Pear Tartlette
A taste no one will soon forget
Bananas Foster, S’mores Pie, Gingerbread
Cinnamon Biscotti or Orange Scones instead
Cupcakes that look like garden flowers
Reel me in with magic powers
Creme Brulees and Cheesecake slices
Life’s pure pleasurable vices
Cannoli cream with citrus hints
Plates of pretty pastel mints
I’ll taste them all if I am able
To share with friends at party table
Which brings me joy to see each smile
At the power dessert has to beguile
To warm, enliven, every heart
When served buffet style not ala carte
It’s my job, the best to find
Someone’s got to do it, I don’t mind
So off I go to make my way
On the great dessert hunt this very day.

Day In Haiku

November 10, 2006

Votes in, Dems win most
Repubs “recount” again for
Manipulation

Quote For The Day

November 10, 2006

“Seven blunders of the world that lead to violence: wealth without work, pleasure without conscience, knowledge without character, commerce without morality, science without humanity, worship without sacrifice, politics without principle.”

Mahatma Gandhi

Free Hugs In Portugal

November 9, 2006

thanks ana at colourlikenother on youtube

Quote For The Day

November 9, 2006

“Some people change when they see the light, others when they feel the heat.”
Caroline Schoeder

The Gratitude Pool

November 9, 2006

I’m grateful for the beauty of seasons and eyes to see Mother Nature’s fit-for-museum-artstry;  her splashes of color and ability to change and make infinite art of of our surroundings is a blessing that keeps on giving us unique visions and perception shift opportunities for the eye and ear.

Thanks Mother Nature for your moveable feast for the soul.

Day In Haiku

November 8, 2006

Rain sodden all day
Even the dog won’t go out
Why must we humans?

Quote For The Day

November 8, 2006

“When we have the courage to speak out — to break our silence — we inspire the rest of the “moderates” in our communities to speak up and voice their views.” Sharon Schuster

A For Attitude

November 8, 2006

(This sent to me by my sister in law, Joyce, who is one of women’s finest, courageous souls, having survived… and triumphed over breast cancer.
Thanks Joyce for your bright, indominatable, beautiful spirit!)

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There once was a woman who woke up one morning, looked in the mirror, and noticed she had only three hairs on her head.

“Well,” she said, “I think I’ll braid my hair today.”
So she did and she had a wonderful day.

The next day she woke up, looked in the mirror and saw that she had only two hairs on her head.

“Hmmm, ” she said, “I think I’ll part my hair down the middle today.”
So she did and she had a grand day.

The next day she woke up, looked in the mirror and noticed that she had only one hair on her head.

“Well,” she said, “Today I’m going to wear my hair in a pony tail.”
So she did and she had a fun day.

The next day she woke up, looked in the mirror and noticed that there wasn’t a single hair on her head.

“YEA!” she exclaimed, “I don’t have to fix my hair today!”

Attitude is everything.

Don’t you love having choices.

Have A Day!


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