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Cindy Lou
True Blue Farmgirl

2325 Posts

Susan
Lonsdale MN
USA
2325 Posts

Posted - Jul 04 2014 :  06:23:35 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote


Have a happy Fourth of July!

Susan

"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?"
Mary Oliver

Edited by - Cindy Lou on Jul 04 2014 06:24:13 AM
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Blessed in Colorado
True Blue Farmgirl

4129 Posts

Debbie L.
Florissant Colorado
USA
4129 Posts

Posted - Jul 04 2014 :  06:25:10 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
So True! Thank you for sharing Susan.
Happy 4th of July.
Hugs,
Debbie

"BE KIND TO PEOPLE BECAUSE EVERYBODY YOU KNOW IS ENGAGED IN REALLY TOUGH BATTLES."

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Cindy Lou
True Blue Farmgirl

2325 Posts

Susan
Lonsdale MN
USA
2325 Posts

Posted - Jul 05 2014 :  8:17:57 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
" It is the sweet, simple things of life which are the real ones after all."
Laura Ingalls Wilder

Susan

"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?"
Mary Oliver
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Bear5
True Blue Farmgirl

13055 Posts


Louisiana/Texas
USA
13055 Posts

Posted - Jul 06 2014 :  11:43:14 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
"There are no shortcuts to any place worth going." Beverly Sills
Marly

"It's only when we truly know and understand that we have a limited time on earth- and that we have no way of knowing when our time is up- that we will begin to live each day to the fullest, as if it was the only one we had." Elisabeth Kurler-Ross
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Bear5
True Blue Farmgirl

13055 Posts


Louisiana/Texas
USA
13055 Posts

Posted - Jul 06 2014 :  12:04:53 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
"It is a good idea to be alone in a garden at dawn or dark so that all its shy presence may haunt you and possess you in a reverie of suspended thought." James Douglas
Marly


"It's only when we truly know and understand that we have a limited time on earth- and that we have no way of knowing when our time is up- that we will begin to live each day to the fullest, as if it was the only one we had." Elisabeth Kurler-Ross
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Cindy Lou
True Blue Farmgirl

2325 Posts

Susan
Lonsdale MN
USA
2325 Posts

Posted - Jul 06 2014 :  2:51:28 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Marly,
That garden quote makes me want to get out there this evening!


"It is very strange that the years teach us patience - that the shorter our time, the greater our capacity for waiting."
Elizabeth Taylor (1932 - ), "A Wreath of Roses"

Susan

"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?"
Mary Oliver
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Cindy Lou
True Blue Farmgirl

2325 Posts

Susan
Lonsdale MN
USA
2325 Posts

Posted - Jul 07 2014 :  10:10:12 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
"The giving of love is an education in itself."
Eleanor Roosevelt

Susan


"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?"
Mary Oliver
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Cindy Lou
True Blue Farmgirl

2325 Posts

Susan
Lonsdale MN
USA
2325 Posts

Posted - Jul 08 2014 :  8:59:32 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
"Time does not change us. It just unfolds us."
Max Frisch

Susan

"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?"
Mary Oliver
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Cindy Lou
True Blue Farmgirl

2325 Posts

Susan
Lonsdale MN
USA
2325 Posts

Posted - Jul 09 2014 :  11:03:53 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
"Some days you're a bug, some days you're a windshield."
Price Cobb

Susan

"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?"
Mary Oliver
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Cindy Lou
True Blue Farmgirl

2325 Posts

Susan
Lonsdale MN
USA
2325 Posts

Posted - Jul 11 2014 :  7:18:07 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
"Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door."
Dr. Laura Schlessinger

Susan

"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?"
Mary Oliver
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Cindy Lou
True Blue Farmgirl

2325 Posts

Susan
Lonsdale MN
USA
2325 Posts

Posted - Jul 13 2014 :  7:37:34 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
"The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it."
Jean Paul

Susan

"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?"
Mary Oliver
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prariehawk
True Blue Farmgirl

2914 Posts

Cindy

2914 Posts

Posted - Jul 13 2014 :  8:06:11 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
This quote sums up my feelings about writing stories:
"We are always afraid to start something that we want to make very good, true, and serious."--Brenda Ueland
Cindy

"Come by the hills to the land where fancy is free; And stand where the peaks meet the sky and the rocks reach the sea.Where the rivers run clear and the bracken is gold in the sun. and cares of tomorrow must wait till this day is done"--Loreena McKennit
"In many ways, you don't just live in the country, it lives inside you"--Ellen Eilers

Visit my blog at http://www.farmerinthebelle.blogspot.com/
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Cindy Lou
True Blue Farmgirl

2325 Posts

Susan
Lonsdale MN
USA
2325 Posts

Posted - Jul 14 2014 :  6:06:42 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Cindy, how true! It is a lot easier to start something that isn't truly important to us!

"Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face."
Victor Hugo

Susan

"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?"
Mary Oliver
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prariehawk
True Blue Farmgirl

2914 Posts

Cindy

2914 Posts

Posted - Jul 15 2014 :  5:42:41 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I saw this variation on the Serenity Prayer:
"God, grant me the serenity to accept those I cannot change, courage to change the person I can, and the wisdom to know that's me".
Cindy

"Come by the hills to the land where fancy is free; And stand where the peaks meet the sky and the rocks reach the sea.Where the rivers run clear and the bracken is gold in the sun. and cares of tomorrow must wait till this day is done"--Loreena McKennit
"In many ways, you don't just live in the country, it lives inside you"--Ellen Eilers

Visit my blog at http://www.farmerinthebelle.blogspot.com/
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Bear5
True Blue Farmgirl

13055 Posts


Louisiana/Texas
USA
13055 Posts

Posted - Jul 16 2014 :  2:29:28 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
"True friendship comes when silence between two people is comfortable". Dave Tyson Gentry
Marly

"It's only when we truly know and understand that we have a limited time on earth- and that we have no way of knowing when our time is up- that we will begin to live each day to the fullest, as if it was the only one we had." Elisabeth Kurler-Ross
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Cindy Lou
True Blue Farmgirl

2325 Posts

Susan
Lonsdale MN
USA
2325 Posts

Posted - Jul 18 2014 :  8:35:08 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Seen on a t-shirt.

"Noah didn't wait for his ship to come in, he built it."

Susan

"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?"
Mary Oliver
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Cindy Lou
True Blue Farmgirl

2325 Posts

Susan
Lonsdale MN
USA
2325 Posts

Posted - Jul 19 2014 :  09:12:04 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
"One of the things about equality is not just that you be treated equally to a man, but that you treat yourself equally to the way you treat a man."
Marlo Thomas

Susan



"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?"
Mary Oliver
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Cindy Lou
True Blue Farmgirl

2325 Posts

Susan
Lonsdale MN
USA
2325 Posts

Posted - Jul 20 2014 :  12:14:48 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
"Year by year, the complexities of the spinning world grow more bewildering and so each year we need all the more to seek peace and comfort in the joyful simplicities."
Woman's Home Companion, December 1935

It's funny, to me,how each age sees itself as beset by new changes and problems.

Susan

"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?"
Mary Oliver
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Bear5
True Blue Farmgirl

13055 Posts


Louisiana/Texas
USA
13055 Posts

Posted - Jul 21 2014 :  11:59:59 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
"Don't brood. Get on with living and loving. You don't have forever." Leo Buscaglia
Marly

"It's only when we truly know and understand that we have a limited time on earth- and that we have no way of knowing when our time is up- that we will begin to live each day to the fullest, as if it was the only one we had." Elisabeth Kurler-Ross
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Cindy Lou
True Blue Farmgirl

2325 Posts

Susan
Lonsdale MN
USA
2325 Posts

Posted - Jul 21 2014 :  2:16:43 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote


Susan

"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?"
Mary Oliver

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Cindy Lou
True Blue Farmgirl

2325 Posts

Susan
Lonsdale MN
USA
2325 Posts

Posted - Jul 24 2014 :  08:25:42 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
"You can't help someone get up a hill without getting closer to the top yourself."
Norman Schwarzkopf (1934 - )

Susan

"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?"
Mary Oliver
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Bear5
True Blue Farmgirl

13055 Posts


Louisiana/Texas
USA
13055 Posts

Posted - Jul 25 2014 :  11:40:40 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
"Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint on it you can." Danny Kaye
Marly

"It's only when we truly know and understand that we have a limited time on earth- and that we have no way of knowing when our time is up- that we will begin to live each day to the fullest, as if it was the only one we had." Elisabeth Kurler-Ross
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Bear5
True Blue Farmgirl

13055 Posts


Louisiana/Texas
USA
13055 Posts

Posted - Jul 25 2014 :  3:31:35 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
"It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation." Herman Melville
Marly

"It's only when we truly know and understand that we have a limited time on earth- and that we have no way of knowing when our time is up- that we will begin to live each day to the fullest, as if it was the only one we had." Elisabeth Kurler-Ross
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Cindy Lou
True Blue Farmgirl

2325 Posts

Susan
Lonsdale MN
USA
2325 Posts

Posted - Jul 25 2014 :  7:03:00 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
"A lawn is nature under totalitarian rule."

Michael Pollan

Susan

"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?"
Mary Oliver
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Cindy Lou
True Blue Farmgirl

2325 Posts

Susan
Lonsdale MN
USA
2325 Posts

Posted - Jul 26 2014 :  8:36:09 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
"It's only when we truly know and understand that we have a limited time on earth - and that we have no way of knowing when our time is up - that we will begin to live each day to the fullest, as if it was the only one we had."
Elizabeth Kubler Ross

Susan

"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?"
Mary Oliver
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