When in doubt, wear red. ~Bill Blass, American fashion designer
Llama sweater, llama toy
Both designed to bring me joy.
“Ugly” sweater, squeaky plush
Stylishly brown, fashionably blush.
One for the son, one for the pup
Seeing them together just cracks me up!
Note: Happy New Year, friends! See you in 2019!
Can y’all stand another Mama-story, one with no mention of a bat, I promise?
This happened on a Sunday back in the summer, and the reason I’m telling you that is because it’s important.
(What’s more important is that Mama has been very selfish in allowing me access to her blog. Don’t tell her, but I think she’s embarrassed over the story I’m about to tell — as well she should be!)
Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better. ~Albert Einstein
A hard silicate mineral formed in the cavities of igneous rocks, Topaz is a gemstone that typically presents itself as colorless, yellow, or brown.
While found throughout the world, Topaz in gem-quality form usually comes from Brazil or Sri Lanka. In the U.S., Topaz is the state gemstone of Utah.
Natural topaz, compliments of the Natural History Museum of Utah
God loved the birds and invented trees. Man loved the birds and invented cages. ~Jacques Deval, Afin de vivre bel et bien, French playwright
I’ve heard that it’s GOOD luck when a bird poops on you.
Or your car.
Maybe, but I sure didn’t think so a few nights ago.
My car’s rear window
The reason women don’t play football is because eleven of them would never wear the same outfit in public. ~Phyllis Diller, American actress and comedian
You know, Phyllis was onto something.
Get over the idea that only children should spend their time in study. Be a student so long as you still have something to learn, and this will mean all your life. ~Henry L. Doherty, Irish-American financier and oilman (whose company became CITGO)
Can you believe it’s been a month since my last post (sounds like the Confessional!)
That’s a long time away from my blog — the longest I’ve ever been absent — but it’s thirty days well-spent.