Daily Quote: October 16

There are only two tragedies in life:
one is not getting what one wants,
and the other is getting it.
~ Oscar Wilde (October 16, 1854 – November 30, 1900)


Some see a dandelion gone to seed,
but my grandson sees a wish flower to be picked,
make a wish with eyes closed tight,
then blow the seeds in all directions for the wish to come true.
~ Deborah Porte


WORLD FOOD DAY


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Daily Quote: October 15

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The goldenrod is yellow,
The corn is turning brown,
The trees in apple orchards
With fruit are bending down.

~ Helen Hunt Jackson (October 15, 1830 – August 12, 1885)


White Cane Safety Day


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Marie Marguerite d’Youville. née Dufrost de Lajemerais. Born October 15, 1701 Varennes, Quebec.  Died December 23, 1771. First Native Canadian to be elevated to Sainthood.

Daily Quote: October 8

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“Sculptural form is not the imitation of natural form
any more than poetry is the imitation of natural conversation . . .
While a piece of sculpture may contain visual forms with which we are acquainted by daily experience, it is essentially a design worked out by means of the juxtaposition of masses in space, just as poetry is a design wrought by the sounds of words in time.”

~ Elizabeth Wyn Wood (October 8, 1903 – January 27, 1966)


Yom Kippur

“Day of Atonement”


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Daily Quote: September 18

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The true measure of a man
is how he treats someone
who can do him absolutely no good.
~ Samuel Johnson (September 18, 1709 – December 13, 1784)


Respect Day – September 18

This shouldn’t be reserved for just one day.
Respect is something we should be doing everyday.  

  • Listen
  • Encourage
  • Congratulate
  • Be Helpful
  • Say Thank you

 

Daily Quote: September 3

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What the people are within, the buildings express without.
~ Louis Sullivan (September 3, 1856 – April 14, 1924)


Skyscraper Day

Celebration of buildings over 138′ tall.

The Beehive may not be a skyscraper, but the idea is the same.  Several functional layers placed on top of each other into a single structure.