Wayzata, Minnesota

Saturday, November 21, 2020

Tans Will Fade But Memories Live On

 The Most utterly lost of all days

 is that in which you have not once laughed.


and welcome to my


Remember sharing is caring. Bark! Bark!

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

Okay let's say, "There are many Green Dragons in this world of wayside inns, even as there are many white Harts, Red Lions, Silent women, and other incredible things. William Henry Hudson

It takes nothing to join the crowd. It takes everything to stand alone. 
Hans F. Hansen

The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things.
Henry Ward Beecher

Sometimes reaching out and taking someone's hand is the beginning of a journey. At other time's it's allowing another to take yours. Vera Nazarian

Sometimes it's not the strength but gentleness that cracks the hardest shells.
Richard Paul Evans

Never underestimate the lingering effects of a dash of spontaneous comfort.
Gina Greenlee

"What makes us the most normal," said Reiko, "is knowing that we're not normal."
Haruki Murakami

The goal for most people should not be to feel better,
but to get better at feeling. Shannon L. Alder

I'm sure this memory will bring us through the toughest of snow storms.

The good thing is, there's not one bleak moment that you can't replace by offering someone something of kindness from within.

The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper.
W. B. Yeats

He understood that there was power in stillness, and excitement in the pause, A. J. Rich

The hand that feeds you.

So to those fading tan lines we bid farewell. Even a I crave running to the beach again, with buckets and shovels and supporting sunscreen but again we Minnesotans must exchange them for snow saucers and wooly hats and mittens.

 Thanks for stopping by, your comments mean the world to me.
Take good care of you.


eileeninmd said...

Hello Karen,

Another great post, wonderful photos and quotes. I love all the cute furbabies. Your grandchildren are adorable. I am not ready for a snow shovel, just yet. It is always a pleasure to see a post from you!
Thank you for linking up and sharing your post! Take care,enjoy your day! Have a happy weekend!

Elephant's Child said...

Thank you.
A big hooray for kindness. And for awe and wonder - both of which are ALWAYS present in each and every one of your posts.

RedPat said...

Thanks for that pleasant journey through your post, Karen.

Yvonne said...

A nice post of photo and quotes. Especially loved Yeats.

Jeff said...

That guy on a bike, what a sight. Love the dog photos and the quotes. Stay warm!