Monthly Archives: May 2013

Another Post about Weddings : )

There is no road to wealth so easy and respectable as that of matrimony. Anthony Trollope, from “Doctor Thorne” In matters of love men do not see clearly in their own affairs. They say that faint heart never won fair … Continue reading

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More Wedding

“A man does not recover from such devotion of the heart to such a woman! He ought not; he does not.”   Jane Austen, from Persuasion It  is always incomprehensible to a man that a woman should ever refuse an offer … Continue reading

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Memorial Day

For love of country they accepted death…  ~James A. Garfield The brave die never, though they sleep in dust: Their courage nerves a thousand living men. ~Minot J. Savage Better than honor and glory, and History’s iron pen, Was the … Continue reading

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Happy Wedding Day

  “When I fall in love, it will be forever.”    Jane Austen “A lady’s imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a moment.” Jane Austen Whatever he said, was said well; and … Continue reading

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Reading

This is a book I am going to keep on my ‘favorites’ shelf! On the surface this novel appears to be a story that has all the elements of contemporary fiction (although, ‘chick lit’ it most definitely, is not!) This … Continue reading

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More about Weddings

DRESSING UP “A woman will dress up to go shopping, water the plants, empty the bins, answer the phone, read a book, and get the post.   A man will dress up for weddings and funerals.”                                                                    Daughter:  “So, L – … Continue reading

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Needlework Quotations

“Women derive a pleasure, incomprehensible to the other sex, from the delicate toil of the needle.” Nathaniel Hawthorne – The Scarlett Letter Methinks it is a token of healthy and gentle characteristics, when women of high thoughts and accomplishments love … Continue reading

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