Monday, 15 September 2008

15th September
"And will you succeed? Yes indeed, yes indeed! Ninety-eight and three-quarters percent guaranteed."
Dr. Seuss

I am hoping that these will lead to my weight loss success.
“Some people dream of success... while others wake up and work hard at it.” ~Author Unknown

14th September
"If you never did, you should. These things are fun, and fun is good."
Dr. Seuss

A lot of fun was had at our retreat today.
“If it's not fun, you're not doing it right”
Bob Basso
13th September
"Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened."
Dr. Seuss

One of the prettiest smiles I know.
“The world always looks brighter from behind a smile.”
~Author Unknown
12th September
"From there to here, and here to there, funny things are everywhere."
Dr. Seuss

Just one of the funny things I came across on the streets of Cardiff.
“Everywhere you go, take a smile with you.”
~Sasha Azeved
11th September
"Today you are you, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is youer than you."
Dr. Seuss

I think there are many faces to me, wife, mother, nanny and friend to name a few.
“Strangers are exciting, their mystery never ends. But, there's nothing like looking at your own history in the faces of your friends.”
~ Ani Difranco
10th September
"You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself, any direction you choose. "Dr. Seuss Walking around St Fagans today certainly steered us back into the past.
If you are seeking creative ideas, go out walking. Angels whisper to a man when he goes for a walk.
~Raymond Inmon
9th September
A new week of quotes, and Anna has been inspired by the magic words of Dr Seuss! “If you have children or grandchildren, I am sure you will be familiar with his words of wisdom.”
"Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting. So... get on your way."
Dr. Seuss We are off to the Welsh mountains today.
“There are many paths to the top of the mountain, but the view is always the same”
~Chinese Proverb
8th September
"Cinderella" So many shoes and so little time to wear them!
Have faith in your dreams and someday your rainbow will come smiling through. No matter how your heart is grieving, if you keep on believing, the dream that you wish will come true.
7th September
Colin always complains when he has to cut the grass.
Maybe we should stop borrowing Thumbelina's lawn mower!
"Great works are performed, not by strength, but by perseverance. "
~Samuel Johnson
6th September
"Repunzel" I used to try to grow my hair this long but gave up many years ago!
"Life is an endless struggle full of frustrations and challenges, but eventually you find a hair stylist you like."
~Author Unknown
5th September
"The Princess and the Pea" Why is it when a bag splits in the freezer it is always the bag of frozen peas?
Peas are also extraordinarily good value, and indispensable for stretching leftovers into something really tasty. Good mood food indeed.
~Daily Telegraph

4th September
"Little Red Riding Hood"

Kath and I just needed to have a play on a trip to Paris.
“Who makes himself a sheep will be eaten by the wolves”
3rd September
"Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" Some times you just have to grab your kisses where you can!
“I used to be Snow White, but I drifted.”
~ Mae West

2nd September
Anna prompts are going to be some fairy tales to get us thinking this week. She was Inpsired by Rosie on Flickr. “Love this girls inspiration and photography! Rosie looks at the fairy tale and see's the modern tale behind the traditional story.”
"Sleeping Beauty." Sleeping Beauty was always Abbie's favourite 'Princess' when she was younger. Things change!
If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the lack of sleep. ~Dale Carnegie


Minty Magic said...

A great selection of photos - particularly love the Thumbelina one - very well thought out. I always look forward to seeing your photos

knitkath said...

Fabulous photos yet again! Love Thumbelina and the one about the peas, so true!

Lynne aka retired nana said...

Shirley some really lovely photos cannot pick out any special ones, just loved them all!!

Mary B said...

Love all your photos, especially the Thumbelina Lawnmower, the balloons,the hot tub and all that lovely fruit
and I love how you manage to find another quote to go with them each day

Paula said...

Your photos are brilliant Shirley, love the hot tub one and Cinderella's shoes!!

malaryush said...

Waht more can I say - fantastic photos as always. I love the one with the walking shoes best - it makes me think of possibilities of happiness found in such an easy way :)

moomoo said...

Shirley,this is just a super seletion of wonderful pictures!Thumbelina's lawn mower is such fun!

Kay said...

Fantastic Shirley, the Thumbelina is a scream.

Steph said...

Brilliant photos as always - I am so glad you are back!!! My fav though is the 2 of Abby - priceless!

Yorkshire Tea Jenny said...

I love looking at your photos, Shirley, they are always brilliant!
(And they always inspire me to take mine!!)

Donna x

jay670120 said...

OMG you have been busy . love the pics as usual x

Cass said...

Fabulous photos Shirley as always.Love all the quotes too.The bag of peas bursting is soooo

Cass xxx

Claire aka Feline said...

Gorgeous photos as always...had to laugh at the peas though Shirley, I know the feeling all too well and then they tumble on the floor lol.