Sunday, August 31, 2008

Say cheese!

"We try to grab pieces of our lives as they speed past us. Photo-graphs freeze those pieces and help us remember how we were. We don't know these lost people but if you look around, you'll find someone just like them." ~ Gene McSweeney, Grey Water Photography

Saturday, August 30, 2008

Cellphones add spice to family picnics

"Why do people always gesture with their hands when they talk on the phone?" ~ Jonathan Carroll

Friday, August 29, 2008

Part Siamese, 100 percent cat

"If man could be crossed with a cat, it would improve man but deteriorate the cat." ~ Mark Twain

Thursday, August 28, 2008

Toronto Island mailbox

"I get bills, therefore I am." ~ seriously amused

Wednesday, August 27, 2008


"God could not be every-where, so he created mothers." ~ Jewish Proverb

Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Seriously strolling

"Walking isn't a lost art: one must, by some means, get to the garage." ~ Evan Esar

Monday, August 25, 2008

One for her and none for him

"Flowers are happy things." ~ P G Wodehouse

Sunday, August 24, 2008

Spreading the joy

"Take time to smell the roses... and every dandelion, too!" ~ Dennis Fairchild

Saturday, August 23, 2008


"If you're being chased by a police dog, try not to go through a tunnel, then on to a little seesaw, then jump through a hoop of fire. They're trained for that!" ~ Milton Jones

Friday, August 22, 2008

Magical balloons

"If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companion-ship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscover-ing with him the joy, excitement and mystery of the world we live in." ~ Rachel Carson

Thursday, August 21, 2008

Sugar and spice

"I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels. Life's a bitch. You've got to go out and kick ass." ~ Maya Angelou

Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Butterfly smile

"We do not remember days; we remember moments." ~ Cesare Pavese, The Burning Brand

Tuesday, August 19, 2008

The doctor is in

"A hospital is no place to be sick." ~ Samuel Goldwyn

Monday, August 18, 2008

Good morning sunshine! Hello Monday!!

"Start every day off with a smile and get it over with." ~ W. C. Fields

Sunday, August 17, 2008

We speak for you

“Too often the strong, silent man is silent only because he does not know what to say, and is reputed strong only because he has remained silent.” ~ Winston Churchill

Saturday, August 16, 2008

After an evening of Dirty Dancing

"Now I've had the time of my life
No I never felt like this before
Yes I swear it's the truth
and I owe it all to you"
~ Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes, (I've had) The Time of My Life

Friday, August 15, 2008

What's your favourite colour?

"It's a good thing that when God created the rainbow he didn't consult a decorator or he would still be picking colors." ~ Sam Levenson

Thursday, August 14, 2008

Scratching post

"Anything not nailed down is a cat toy." ~ Unknown

Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Pink rattle

"No matter how old a mother is, she watches her middle-aged children for signs of improve-ment." ~ Florida Scott-Maxwell

Tuesday, August 12, 2008


"One generation plants the trees; another gets the shade." ~ Chinese proverb

Monday, August 11, 2008

Miracle in a flower

“When you take a flower in your hand and really look at it, it's your world for the moment. I want to give that world to someone else. Most people in the city rush around so, they have no time to look at a flower. I want them to see it whether they want to or not.” ~ Georgia O'Keeffe

Sunday, August 10, 2008

United we stand

"I love little children, too, but I don't cut off their heads and stick them in vases." ~ George Bernard Shaw

Saturday, August 9, 2008

A penny for your thoughts

"Few people think more than two or three times a year; I have made an international reputation for myself by thinking once or twice a week." ~ George Bernard Shaw

Friday, August 8, 2008

Synchronized tulips

"Dancing is wonderful training for girls, it's the first way you learn to guess what a man is going to do before he does it." ~ Christopher Morley, Kitty Foyle

Thursday, August 7, 2008

Half way through summer

"A lot of parents pack up their troubles and send them off to summer camp." ~ Raymond Duncan

Wednesday, August 6, 2008

Two bikes, one skateboard and a baseball bat

"Being a child at home alone in the summer is a high-risk occupation. If you call your mother at work thirteen times an hour, she can hurt you." ~ Erma Bombeck

Tuesday, August 5, 2008

The friendly giant has left the building

"If your house is really a mess and a stranger comes to the door, greet him with, "Who could have done this? We have no enemies." ~ Phyllis Diller

Monday, August 4, 2008

Real sweetness

"Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit." ~ Kahlil Gibran

Friday, August 1, 2008

Fruit stand in Toronto's Little India

"But I think it's a little different in Europe, because 40 is really the best age for a woman. That's when we hit our peak and become this ripe fruit." ~ Juliette Binoche