Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Day 152

My strawberry plant has a new flower! :)

"Earth laughs in flowers." ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Monday, May 30, 2011

Day 151

Went to cleanup tornado aftermath in Joplin today. It was traumatic, but worthwhile.

"Extreme hopes are born of extreme misery." ~Bertrand Russell 

Sunday, May 29, 2011

Day 150

Our fuschia plant that we brought back from near death!

"Whether you tend a garden or not, you are the gardener of your own being, the seed of your own destiny." ~The Findhorn Community 

Day 149

Our angel earrings fuschia is getting ready to bloom!

"The love of gardening is a seed that once sown never dies." ~Gertrude Jekyll

Friday, May 27, 2011

Day 148

When we were cleaning out our flower pots to do our spring planting, we threw the old dirt over our balcony. This plant sprung up in the ground below us just by chance. A seed must have planted itself!

"Though I do not believe that a plant will spring up where no seed has been, I have great faith in a seed. Convince me that you have a seed there, and I am prepared to expect wonders." ~Henry David Thoreau 

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Day 147

Harley is so much like a child, as he empties out his toy basket and doesn't put anything away!

"I hate a word  like "pets": it sounds so much like something with no living of it's own." ~Elizabeth Jennings  

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Day 146

Our fuschia that we worried had died has new life!

"Start wherever you are and start small." ~Rita Baily

Day 145

More storm clouds. We need a break. :(

"Any proverbs about weather are doubly true during a storm." ~Terri Guillemets

Monday, May 23, 2011

Day 144

Clouds at sunset after a fierce storm.

"Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky." ~Rabindranath Tagore

Sunday, May 22, 2011

Day 143

Saw a double rainbow today after a storm devastated our neighbors in Joplin.

"It takes both rain and sunshine to make a rainbow."

Saturday, May 21, 2011

Day 142

A bird perched atop a headstone.

"The fence around a cemetery is foolish, for those inside can't get out and those outside don't want to get in." ~Arthur Brisbane

Friday, May 20, 2011

Day 141

We found more STRAWBERRIES today for our kitchen, yay! (The theme is blueberries. J/k :)

"Strawberry fields forever." ~The Beatles

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Day 140

A  billboard my girl found today.

"Abandon all hope, ye who enter here." ~Dante's Inferno

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Day 139

Found a bird's nest ironically outside of our tattoo shop.

"You cannot prevent the birds of sorrow from flying over your head, but you can prevent them from building nests in your hair." ~Chinese Proverb

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Day 138

Today my girl treated me to a mini pedicure. How sweet! :)

"You don't love a woman because she is beautiful, but she is beautiful because you love her."

Monday, May 16, 2011

Day 137

Angie made me a mood calendar to track my moods before I go to the doctor. She thinks of everything. :)

"The heart loves, but moods have no loyalty. Moods should be heard but never danced to." ~Hugh Prather

Sunday, May 15, 2011

Day 136

Rearranged the room today. Ang's idea. I bitched about it, but I have to admit, it looks good.

"For your soul to feel balanced and happy it is essential to find a place on the planet where you feel truly at home." ~Denise Linn 

Saturday, May 14, 2011

Day 135

My baby always knows how to make me smile.

"The world always looks brighter from behind a smile." ~Anonymous 

Friday, May 13, 2011

Day 134

Friday the 13th! I love it! :)

"The root of all superstition is that men observe when a thing hits, but not when it misses." ~Francis Bacon, Sr. 

Day 133

A spring evening storm moving in.

"The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop off like autumn leaves." ~John Muir

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Day 132

Harley wants to play tennis! :)

"A dog wags its tail with its heart." ~Martin Buxbaum

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Day 131

Mine & Angie's finances in the form of an elephant chart.

"Just take little bites to eat an elephant. Otherwise it's overwhelming." ~Mom 

Monday, May 9, 2011

Day 130

My self portrait for May with my new dress!

"Self is the only prison that can ever bind the soul." ~Henry Van Dyke, The Prison & the Angel

Day 129

Our double chocolate milkshake from Steak N Shake after a hot day at Artsfest. Yum!!!

"Ice cream is happiness condensed." ~Jessi Lane Adams

Day 128

Saw a really cool Joker truck today. It was fully painted! Makes me think about what I could do to my car if I have the money. :)

"Why so serious? Let's put a smile on that face." ~The Joker, The Dark Knight

Day 127

Got cute new headphones for my phone so I can listen to my music at work in style!

" Music is what feelings sound like."

Thursday, May 5, 2011

Day 126

Finally got a picture of our elusive redbird, whom Angie dubbed Rhett. He was solo at the moment; his wife Scarlet must have been back at Tara.

"A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song." ~Charles Lindbergh

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Day 125

A few of our newest green inside additions!

"My green thumb came only as a result of the mistakes I made while learning to see things from the plant's point of view."
~H. Fred Ale

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Day 124

So, after a bad day, I came home to a nice hot bubble bath with music & candles, followed by a candelit spaghetti dinner. For dessert, one of my all time favorite movies, Ghost. The best part is, my angel was planning all this before she knew I had a bad day. I am so blessed.

"Ditto." ~Sam Wheat, Ghost

Monday, May 2, 2011

Day 123

A surprise movie from Angie, one I've been wanting to see for a long time! :)

"Expect nothing. Live frugally on surprise." ~Alice Walker

Sunday, May 1, 2011

Day 122

A huge day in U.S. history-President Obama confirms the death of terrorist Osama Bin Laden.

"It is a great success that he has been found and will no longer be able to pursue his campaign of global terror." ~David Cameron

Day 121

The Wiccan May Day, a celebration of fertility and spring.

"Blessed Beltane."

Day 120

The themed scoreboard at my little 8 year-old brother-in-law's play. You guessed it--country music!

"Country music is three chords and the truth." ~Harlan Howard