Tuesday, 22 January 2013


Scenes from a local flower shop window.
I love both the orchid display and the Valentine themed windows..........

Flowers are food for our souls and so is kindess.

A tree is known by its fruit; a man by his deeds. A good deed is never lost; he who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love."
- St. Basil


Love is all Around by the Troggs
I have always loved this song...........

So if you really love me come on and let it show♪♪

Generation To Generation

In a house which becomes a home,
one hands down and another takes up
the heritage of mind and heart,
laughter and tears, musings and deeds.
Love, like a carefully loaded ship,
crosses the gulf between the generations.
Therefore, we do not neglect the ceremonies
of our passage: when we wed, when we die,
and when we are blessed with a child;
When we depart and when we return;
When we plant and when we harvest.
Let us bring up our children. It is not
the place of some official to hand to them
their heritage.
If others impart to our children our knowledge
and ideals, they will lose all of us that is
wordless and full of wonder.
Let us build memories in our children,
lest they drag out joyless lives,
lest they allow treasures to be lost because
they have not been given the keys.
We live, not by things, but by the meanings
of things. It is needful to transmit the passwords
from generation to generation.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Astronaut Chris Hadfield launched into space a few days before Christmas and has been actively tweeting photos of Canada and the world from his high-altitude vantage point. Check out the photo of Essex County!

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