Tag Archives: Family

TB, The Little Scamp and “The Greatest Medical System in the World” *TM

Quote of the Day: “A stitch in times saves nine.” –American proverb A week ago Saturday the Little Scamp took a big spill. She split the skin open on her brow bone above her left eye. Her grandmothers were keeping … Continue reading

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And Now For Something Completely Different

Quote of the Day: “The past is never dead. It is not even past.” –William Faulkner And I had one final antique to include but for some reason the WordPress software is blocking it. But you know how a lot … Continue reading

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The Proud Father

Quote of the Day: “Flowers….are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the world.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson The Father unbuckled his little girl and lifted her from her car seat, stealing a kiss as … Continue reading

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To Maine

Quote of the Day: “I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came … Continue reading

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You Make The Call!

Quote of the Day: “Most loathsome events become humorous tales with the passage of time.” –Jimmy Buffett, from Tales From Margaritaville It has only taken ten days. Now, finally, TB can laugh about it. After much therapy. And the arrival … Continue reading

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Mississippi’s Contribution

Quotes of the Day: “Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself, but talent instantly recognizes genius.” “To the man who loves art for its own sake, it is frequently in its least important and lowliest manifestations that the keenest pleasure is … Continue reading

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Woke Last Night to the Sound of Thunder

Quote of the Day: “We can never have enough of nature. We must be refreshed by the sight of inexhaustible vigor, vast and titanic features, the sea-coast with its wrecks, the wilderness with its living and its decaying trees, the … Continue reading

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The Zen of Elle

Quote of the Day:     “Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind.”     —Buddha Some things we can learn from a two year old: … Continue reading

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Hillbilly Skiin’ in North Carolina

Quote of the Day     “Is that banjo music I hear?”     –ubiquitous Appalachian T-shirt slogan Our mantra for weeks was “this is NOT a ski trip.” It was a trip to a mutually accessible area to spend the holidays with family. … Continue reading

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A Father-Daughter Conversation

Quote of the Day     “The joys of parents are secret, and so are their griefs and fears: they cannot utter the one, nor will they utter the other.”     –Sir Francis Bacon I submit for your entertainment today, a … Continue reading

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