Tuesday, December 7, 2010

beautiful smiles wherever I turn

 “Maybe we should develop a Crayola bomb as our next secret weapon.  mommy and leviA happiness weapon. tiffany 8 A beauty bomb.  pretty 27And every time a crisis developed, we would launch one. regina smith beautiful It would explode high in the air - explode softly - and send thousands, millions, of little parachutes into the air.  tiffany 5Floating down to earth - boxes of Crayolas.  And we wouldn't go cheap, either - not little boxes of eight.  Boxes of sixty-four, with the sharpener built right in.  pretty 14With silver and gold and copper, magenta and peach and lime, amber and umber and all the rest.  tiffany 6And people would smile and get a little funny look on their faces and cover the world with imagination.” ~Robert Fulghumwordishwednesday        ABC Wednesday {U for ubiquitous}abc

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56 comments:

Marilyn said...

Great photos. Great smiles too.

Kristina P. said...

Such happy people!

really.truly said...

I love that idea! :) You are so creative.

Mighty M said...

Thanks for the smile and the warm heart. :)

Love Letters To China said...

I think that's a marvelous idea! It would hopefully bring a smile to someone's face instead of anger.

Love this post... puts a big smile on my face. :-)

Hugs,
Grace

Sylvia K said...

Wonderful post, gorgeous smiles and a fantastic idea! Where are those crayons? I'm ready to spread them! Hope you have a lovely evening and a beautiful tomorrow. Hugs to you and Kaishon!

Sylvia

Farmgirl Paints said...

smiling people make me smile...thanks for that today friend.

Angela said...

Gosh you have some beautiful people in your life!! How sweet to see so many smiling faces in a row! :)

Roger Owen Green said...

A very UNIVERSAL theme you've hit UPON.

ROG, ABC Wednesday team

Gigi said...

What a beautiful idea! A beauty bomb. That's exactly what we need.

M said...

I go to the original crayon bomb everyday school day :)

Great pics!

Tumblewords: said...

Wasn't that a great idea? Love it - what beautiful faces and expressions.

FootPrints said...

ALWAYS LOVE your photos and words of wisdom!

countryfriedmama said...

Love the words. Love the photos. The idea of Crayola bombs makes me happy.

Skeller said...

ah, Becky. your images are always so joy-filled. they make my heart happy.

Stacey said...

Precious!

Leslie: said...

Love all those gorgeous smiles! :D

Vanessa said...

so sweet!

Buckeroomama said...

Beautiful! It's been a long time since I've read Robert Fulghum.

You're so good at capturing HAPPINESS! =)

Wanda said...

YOu always manage to find the best quotes. (And I usually think you've written them.....till I get to the end.)

Great capturing of those special meoments, as always!

Sarah Halstead said...

These are great. I really love the first one. Very cute!

Raymonde said...

Love love love stopping by. Big kiss. xxx

Serline said...

That's enough smiles to last me a whole week... thanks!

Caseybumpinalong said...

Sweet, sweet, sweet!

Hannah said...

Awesome idea! I love all the beautiful smiles :)

Jabacue said...

Finally a weapon of mass rebuilding!!!
Jim

Sheri said...

They are all such beautiful shots.

Busy Bee Suz said...

The boxes with the sharpeners attached makes my heart ache. ;)
Great idea!!!!!

Formerly known as Frau said...

Beautiful.....I think smiles follow you and you create smiles everyday by being you!Have a wonderful day!

Maddy said...

I love that quote, Becky!! Where do you find all these inspirational words? You mut have them all in your secret aresenal or something :)

Eboix said...

such lovely photos, love them all, they show such great emotion!

Kindred Spirit said...

What sweet captures, these truly put a smile on my face :)

Heather said...

Sweet pictures!

Traci said...

Wonderful portraits and I love the crayon bomb idea!

Tara said...

Beautiful captures...they all make me smile!

Elizabeth's Photo Blog said...

Love this post! Sweet shots.

Freckles & Dimples Photography said...

your blog never lets me down :) sweet photos and beautiful words.

photowannabe said...

Ah, a Crayola bomb. I adore that thought. My world needs lots of those bombs right now.
Adorable faces and smiles Becky. You sure have a way with that camera.

Wanda said...

Oh Becky... I am looking to the sky for my box of crayons...with a sharpener to boot.

What a great idea and seed you have planted today. God Bless You, dear.

Love and Hugs
Wanda

Susan said...

Oh my, this was AWESOME. Loved it.

Thanks for the big smile today♥

Brooke G. said...

Beautiful indeed! I love your photos... they make me smile every time I visit :D

Mom vs. the boys said...

I love Robert Fulghum!

Mrs.Mayhem said...

Your site is such a happy place, with all the smiles and happy quotes! I love to visit.

jennykate77 said...

LOVE this! Love the pictures. Love the smiling faces. Love the quotes.

Hope you're having a beautiful day!♥

Natalie Bray said...

Your blog is so refreshing! I love your honesty and the photos are fab too!

Mom to 9 Blessings! said...

So sweet and lovely!

You are precious :-)

Blessings and love,
Jill
http://fnaphotography.blogspot.com

Lori said...

I love that quote...and as always love those smiles and the way my heart always feels hugged when it visits your special little place. XX

Joanna Jenkins said...

Talk about sharing the love-- Your photos always make me smile and feel happy. Kisses all around.
jj

the complex blog said...

Awsome words

H.K. said...

I know if I need a big smile...all I have to do is look at your pictures.

Liz said...

Great pictures!

ElizOF said...

Beautiful photographs and a heart warming interview...
Happy Holidays!
Elizabeth

haveFaith said...

Just wanted to say you commented on a post of mine a while ago, and I just noticed! You comment meant a lot to me, so I decided to check out your blog.

Love the photos, they are so very beautiful, and the way you write shows how passionate you are.

(:

Kim said...

As always Becky, I agree with all the wonderful sentiments that are posted here. Thank you for always making me smile inside.

Karli said...

Absolutely LOVE this post! Gorgeous kiddos and perfect words! Thanks so much for sharing - Happy Sunday! :-)

justine said...

what lovely shots.