No wild enthusiast could rest,
till half the world like him was possessed.
~ William Cowper (November 26, 1731 – April 25, 1800)
Shopping Reminder Day
Great things are not done by impulse,
but by a series of small things brought together.
~ George Eliot (November 22, 1819 – December 22, 1880)
Random Acts of Kindness Friday
There is nothing in the world of art
like the songs mother used to sing.
~ Billy Sunday (November 19, 1862 – November 6, 1935)
International Men’s Day
My wish is to stay always like this,
living quietly in a corner of nature.
~ Claude Monet (November 14, 1840 – December 5, 1926)
People will pay more to be entertained than educated.
~ Johnny Carson
TV Talk Show Host Day
I am still shocking people today, and I don’t know why.
Is it because I’m a woman talking about sex and men?
One magazine said that no one writes sex in the back of a Bentley
better than Jackie Collins.
~ Jackie Collins (October 4, 1937 – September 19, 2015)
“There is no word for art.
We say it is to transfer something from the real to the unreal.
I am an owl, and I am a happy owl.
I like to make people happy and everything happy.
I am the light of happiness and I am a dancing owl.”
~ Ashevak Kenojuak (October 3, 1973 – January 8, 2013)
Now you know the rest of the story.
~ Paul Harvey (September 4, 1918 – February 28, 2009)
Walking along Millpond we saw the blue heron was on a temporary island with only Canada Geese. Immediately the blue heron decided to leave.
Poorly paid labor is inefficient labor, the world over.
~ Henry George (September 2, 1839 – October 29, 1897)
The first Monday in September.
Yes, Canadians leave the “U” in “Labour”.
A Federal Holiday in Canada celebrating the Legalization of Unions and the labour movement.
Marking the end of the summer holidays for most, with school starting on the Tuesday.
The days have become noticeably shorter with the darkness of night creeping in earlier each day. Canadian Geese are practicing for their flight south. The Monarch butterflies are abundant as they prepare in numbers for their annual trip to Mexico. Although there are almost 3 more weeks of summer left, autumn breezes are felt and windows are closed against the cooler nights.
Age is of no importance unless you are a cheese.
~ Billie Burke (August 7, 1884 – May 14, 1970)