Daily Quote: October 27, 2021

There must be quite a few things that a hot bath won’t cure, but I don’t know many of them.

~ Sylvia Plath
American – Poet /October 27, 1932 – February 11, 1963

Holidays and Celebrations:

Porte Musings:

Sylvia Plath Day is a tribute to a poet and author who succumbed too early to depression. So, please remember the new slogan: Not Today. Keep on fighting depression and ask for help as we raise awareness of Mental Health.

Too soon our favorite TV clips, radio segments and movies fade against the background of newer and better technology. Today is set aside as World Day for Audiovisual Heritage, to preserve the past clips, sounds and views.

Between the weather and my preparations for the new floor I haven’t been able to edit pictures or get outside. So with the rain subsiding, I hope to be able to go for a walk and observe Take Me Outside Day.

Daily Quote: October 27, 2020

Speak softly and carry a big stick;
you will go far.

~ Theodore Roosevelt (American – President / October 27, 1858 – January 6, 1919 )

Holidays and Celebrations:

World Day for Audiovisual Heritage

Black Cat Awareness Day (UK)

National American Beer Day (USA)


My grandnephew was at my sister’s farm. He was absolutely fascinated by the old mare and she seemed to be equally in awe of him. So on opposite sides of a wire fence they stood on a perfect autumn day in a moment of mutual admiration.