Thursday

Thoughts on Immigrants

"Reading makes immigrants of us all. It takes us away from here, but more important, it finds homes for us everywhere."
Hazel Rochman from "Permission to Play" by Jill Murphy Long


Things to be curious about today... what it's like to be an immigrant.
*Go out and look around you. What have you never noticed before?

Monday

Thoughts on Disobedience

 It is necessary to maintain a state of disobedience against... everything."
Alice Nelley

I guess I agree with this to some degree... especially if there is room for improvement!



Things to be curious about today...
*Go out and look around you. What have you never noticed before?

Sunday

A Funny Quote for a Cold Rainy Day

Do not, on a rainy day, ask your child what he feels like doing, because I assure you that what he feels like doing, you won't feel like watching.
Fran Lebowitz

Things to be curious about today... how to stay warm!!
*Go out and look around you. What have you never noticed before?

Friday

Tonight's Quote... Stuff to Avoid

"Avoid the enticement to be mean or argue. Allow others to be right. As far as you're concerned, be peaceful with everyone you encounter."
Tavis Smiley


Things to be curious about today...
*Go out and look around you. What have you never noticed before?

Thursday

Advice from Trisha Yearwood!

What's meant to be will always find a way."
Trisha Yearwood

Right now, I'm too tired to think. It's going to be an early night and I will think about this in the morning! And my feet hurt!!

Things to be curious about today... how to lay a hardwood floor!
*Go out and look around you. What have you never noticed before?

Wednesday

A Quote About Making Things Happen!


"Acknowledge that you are the source of your manifestations."
Cherie Carter-Scott

Took me a minute or two to understand this one but now I do. I can't just sit around and wait for something awesome to happen. I have to make it happen!


Things to be curious about today... rainstorms
*Go out and look around you. What have you never noticed before?

Monday

A Quote About Having No Talent

"If you can't excel with talent, triumph with effort."
Stephen G Weinbaum

Oh, I like this one. You can certainly find yourself with little talent, but there is no reason to give up!  Funny, I just heard someone say the same thing to me a few weeks ago. No sure if I should be insulted or no lol!!


Things to be curious about today...
*Go out and look around you. What have you never noticed before?

Sunday

I Have No Idea!

"Whatever you desire - and then allow- you must experience. There is no exception to that. As you hold yourself in vibrational alignment with your own desire, you will experience in all ways, the fulfillment of that desire."
Abraham Hicks

Will definitely need to get to know this guy and what makes him tick!  And then there is the fact that  I have a lot of Hicks on my family tree. We are truly an odd bunch and I don't understand half of them lol!


Things to be curious about today... desire
*Go out and look around you. What have you never noticed before?

Saturday

A Quote About How You Live Your Life

"You can waste your lives drawing lines. Or you can live your life crossing them."
Shonda Rhimes

Hmmm, I wonder what doodling says about you?



Things to be curious about today...the storm last night!!
*Go out and look around you. What have you never noticed before?

Friday

A Quote About Taking Risks

 This just isn't me. I hate taking risks, but maybe I should give it a try... maybe just a little one!

"The biggest risk is not taking any risk."
Mark Zuckerburg


Things to be curious about today...the weather!!
*Go out and look around you. What have you never noticed before?

Thursday

The Strangest of Species

 "It's not the strangest of species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change."
Charles Darwin

Things to be curious about today...
*Go out and look around you. What have you never noticed before?

Wednesday

A Quote About Life

 "Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans."
John Lennon

Now, isn't that the truth


Things to be curious about today... just anything unexpected!!

*Go out and look around you. What have you never noticed before?

Photo Credit... Morguefile

THis Mornings Quote About Searching

 "In this new age of enlightenment, you can learn to go within to find your own savior. Know that you are the power you're looking for. "
Louise L. Hay


Things to be curious about today... what you will find when you look inside of you!
*Go out and look around you. What have you never noticed before?

A Quote About Feeling Lucky

 Walked all the way to the library with hubby and on the way (which was mostly uphill) he spotted a five dollar bill... which he handed to me.  How cool is that!! I'm now $5 richer!

So, here's the quote ... :)

"I feel extremely lucky, extremely grateful, and a little bittersweet too."
Wentworth Miller 


Things to be curious about today... how much money is actually lost each day??
*Go out and look around you. What have you never noticed before?

Tuesday

A Quote about What You Are Wearing!!

 "My bathing suit told me to go to the gym, but my sweat pants were like 'nah girl, you're good."
Unknown,

but I like the way sweat pants think!!


Things to be curious about today... how fast I can tone up before November. We are going on vacation that month!
*Go out and look around you. What have you never noticed before?

Thoughts On Jiggly Arms... and a quote too ;)

I decided to do some arm exercises... just hate jiggly arms so I picked up the 3 pound weights, plugged in my Ipod and began working on those weak arm muscles. I am not going to want to put on a bathing suit with the way they are looking!!   Might just go downstairs later to do a bit more work on them!!

"I'm not getting old, I'm just becoming a classic"




Things to be curious about today... why you lose muscle tone in your arms when you use your arms every day??
*Go out and look around you. What have you never noticed before?

Monday

This Afternoon's Quote... Why you need to love yourself first!

"Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world."
Lucille Ball

Hmmm, I tend to love other people first and then if it is warranted, I think about myself, but not very often!  I think that I'm going to have to give this some more thought!

Things to be curious about today... how you treat yourself!
*Go out and look around you. What have you never noticed before?

Grandchildren... back home!

"Grandchildren make the world a little softer, a little kinder a little warmer."
Unknown


 *It was a fun weekend, but there is something to the phrase about loving it when it is time for them to go home. We are exhausted lol. And even better, they didn't want to go home.


Things to be curious about today...
*Go out and look around you. What have you never noticed before?

Is It Really Necessary To Work Hard? Today's Quote

 "Keep working hard and you can get anything you want. If God gave you the talent, you should go for it. But don't think that it's going to be easy. It's hard!
Aaliyah

I wonder how many people give up because they don't want it to be hard? Frustration is not fun!


Things to be curious about today... cutting grass... because that's what my hubby is doing right now!!
*Go out and look around you. What have you never noticed before?

Friday

A Quote By Ann Landers

 I remember her. I think that she wrote advice columns in some of mom's women's magazines. This quote sounds like something she would say!!

"Nobody ever drowned in his own sweat."
Ann Landers

But you can find yourself with a pretty annoyed back when you scrub floors. I really hate grout!! I need to find a new way to clean  the stuff it seems! It completely ruined a good day of shopping! haha


Things to be curious about today...women who like housework?
*Go out and look around you. What have you never noticed before?

A Wasted Day

 "The most wasted if all days is one without laughter."
E.E. Cummings


Things to be curious about today... laughter... what happens to your body when you laugh??
*Go out and look around you. What have you never noticed before?

Thursday

Embrace Everything in Your Life

"And always embrace things, people, earth, sky, stars, as I do, freely and with the appropriate sense of space."
Frank O'hara

Things to be curious about today... the heavens
*Go out and look around you. What have you never noticed before?

The Dumpster Is Gone

 After three weeks, we have our garage back. We managed to hawl out all of the old carpet and heave it into the rental dumpster.  We filled it easily to the brim, called the company and  they took it all away.

"I feel like I could fly, I'm so happy."
Abu Ahmed






Things to be curious about today...blue butterflies
*Go out and look around you. What have you never noticed before?

Wednesday

My Happy Things for 2018

 I began a list a few months ago to see if I could come up with 100 things to be happy about. I'm not doing all that badly and have managed to come up with one thing every single day. Next year, I think I will try to up that to 2 things a day. If you don't have a Happy List, I highly recommend it. It really makes you think about what is important and what isn't!!


Things to be curious about today...
*Go out and look around you. What have you never noticed before?

Play Hooky For The Day!

 Do you remember how much fun that used to be when you were in high school??  It's time to do it again... if just for a few hours!  No more housework for the rest of the day... that's my plan!!


Things to be curious about today... a tree on your property that you have ignored for the most part. Can you name them all??
*Go out and look around you. What have you never noticed before?