Category Archives: JUST LIKE A WOMAN

SUSAN

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Last night, my Sister passed away.

SUSAN ( SANDERS) POMROY. 26 May 1952 – 17 February 2911.

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The only advantage to wearing glasses is that you can do that dramatic removal. Jim Haffigan.

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"Those were summers when the heart quivered up from the hot yellow gravel and pierced the plaited rushes
of my wide-brimmed hats, summers almost without nights.  For even then I so loved the dawn that my mother
granted it to me as a reward.  She used to agree to wake me at half past three and off I would go, an empty
basket on each arm, towards the kitchen gardens that sheltered in the narrow bend of the river, in search of
strawberries, black currants, and hairy gooseberries."
Colette

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foto – dining ensemble in sydney

The dog was created specially for children. He is the god of frolic. Henry Ward Beecher.

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This night, all night, the lean dogs of desire Have bayed upon my track, Yelping, keen of scent, afire To pull me down.

Verse (1915) Thompson, Vance, 1863-1925

foto – charlie and co at forealty towers

I’d like mornings better if they started later.

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Probably the happiest period in life most frequently is in middle age, when the eager passions of youth are cooled, and the infirmities of age not yet begun; as we see that the shadows, which are at morning and evening so large, almost entirely disappear at midday.
Eleanor Roosevelt

FOTO – BILAMBIL COTTAGE IN THE MORNING 2004

“Every search begins with beginner’s luck. And every search ends with the victor’s being severely tested.” Paulo Coelho. The Alchemist.

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A DILIGENT SEARCH FOR WISDOM
Seeking and searching with the same fervour as seeking for silver 
and other hidden treasures.
 
FOTO - SEARCHING IN AUCHENFLOWER.

I am of the east-coast country; Not from the great cities that play Faust, With flats for souls. VAL VALLIS.

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But my daughter… said, “Tell them about how you’re never really a whole person if you remain silent, because there is always that one little piece inside you that wants to be spoken out, and if you keep ignoring it, it gets madder and madder and hotter and hotter, and if you don’t speak it out one day it will just up and punch you in the mouth from the inside.”

Audre Lorde in Sister Outsider

FOTO –FOR ZARA HABLETHWAITE. A FRAME AT THE END OF URUNGA. WITH BARINA.

People who are in a hurry are already dead.

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“I may not be better than other people, but at least I’m different.”
Jean-Jacques Rousseau

A sweet cake in a rag. (Indian.) [Said of a rich person who is shabbily dressed, or an intelligent child in a stupid family.

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Nothing is thought rare
Which is not new, and follow’d; yet we know
That what was worn some twenty years ago
Comes into grace again.

Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher,
Prologue to the Noble Gentleman (l. 4)

We come spinning out of nothingness, scattering stars like dust. JALAL AD-DIN RUMI.

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Hard heads in Hardeston, 
Quakers in the Pow ; 
The braw lasses d Abdie 
Canna spin their ain tow" 

 

A CENTURY OF  SCOTTISH PROVERBS AND SAYINGS,

IN PROSE AND RHYME, CURRENT IN FIFE AND CHIEFLY OF 
FIFE ORIGIN. 

COLLECTED AND SELECTED BY G: MACKAY, 

Sheriff of the Counties of Fife and Kinross. 
FOTO - MT TAMBORINE SPINNER 2008

SILENCE IS BETTER THAN SPEECH: Cambodia

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I’ve always believed in writing without a collaborator, because where two people are writing the same book, each believes she gets all the worries and only half the royalties.

Agatha Christie (1890 – 1976)

"If you have made another person on this earth smile, your life has been worthwhile." Sr. Mary Christelle Macaluso

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Ii koto ga attara, warau no de ha nakute, waratte iru kara ii koto ga aru”
We do not smile because something good has happened; rather something good happens because we smile.

JAPANESE.

http://www.japanippon.com/proverbs.htm

FOTO -KATI B SYDNEY 2007