“One of the things I like about the show is it redefines the idea of what it is to be a mother, which at its most basic level is to take care of a child. It doesn’t mean you have to look like the ladies in the Lysol commercials.” ~ Lauren Graham I feel like I have just been on ….
“I never feel lonely if I’ve got a book – they’re like old friends. Even if you’re not reading them over and over again, you know they are there. And they’re part of your history. They sort of tell a story about your journey through life.” ~ Emilia Fox Both my first and fourth grade teachers told me “As long ….
“Believe in yourself, take on your challenges, dig deep within yourself to conquer fears. Never let anyone bring you down. You got to keep going.” ~ Chantal Sutherland I had a friend visit me a couple weeks ago, and of course living in the city we had to do some of the touristy things. Alas some of those touristy things ….
a gathering of stalls and amusements for public entertainment. NORTH AMERICAN a competitive exhibition of livestock, agricultural products, and household skills held annually by a town, county, or state and also featuring entertainment and educational displays. There is nothing more fall then going to a fair. It screams quintessential New England. Oh there are many different types of fairs, ….
“Halloween is an opportunity to be really creative.” ~ Judy Gold You could argue that even from a young age I loved clothes and fashion. My mom use to spend hours sitting at her sewing machine, while my siblings and I boisterously played outside. She would make dresses, and sweaters. Vests for my brothers and winter coats for my sisters. ….
“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” ~ Albert Camus As a child I grew up in one of the prettiest mountain towns in the country. Of course it usually occurred in the fall. With leaves changing exquisite colors, and the air crisp but not yet chilly. You couldn’t help but fall in love with fall. ….
“There’s something about most phobias where there’s a tiny, tiny corner where you think this really actually could happen.” ~ Roz Chast I think of myself as a pretty tough cookie. All those scenes on Grey’s totally fine. Pain equals no gain. Even critters, I have handled from mice in my hair to the New York City Roach. Do I like ….
“The bravest are surely those who have the clearest vision of what is before them, glory and danger alike, and yet notwithstanding, go out to meet it.” ~ Thucydides “Wake up! Wake up” my sister exclaimed as she shook me awake. “What?” I mumbled grumpily eyes still closed swatting her hand away blindly. It was the first year I ….
” ‘Harry Potter’ created a generation of readers in an era when kids could have disappeared into the depths of the Internet. That’s no small feat. Every book series owes J.K. Rowling a debt of gratitude.” ~ Gary Ross “He that loves reading has everything within his reach.” ~ William Godwin As a kid I was an avid reader, to ….
“Somehow I kept my head above water. I relied on the discipline, character, and strength that I had started to develop as that little girl in her first swimming pool.” ~ Esther Williams As the youngest, by a good fifteen years, I got dragged around a lot! That included moving siblings into school. Even at three years old, my little ….