Tuesday, September 18, 2012

'Take rest; a field that has rested gives a bountiful crop.' ~Ovid

So, September.
The good? New adventures.
The bad? Growing up.
The ugly? I can't think of a thing.
Today is a great day.
A blessing.

Do you want me to write more?
I could tell you about how Kaishon is dealing with 7th grade.
Just a little better than 6th grade.
He is not such a fan of school.

Soon I will write more.
Pinky promise.


Monday, September 17, 2012

Did a whale really swallow Jonah?

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A little girl was talking to her teacher about whales.

The teacher said it was physically impossible for a whale to swallow a human because even though it was a very large mammal its throat was very small.

The little girl stated that Jonah was swallowed by a whale.
Irritated, the teacher reiterated that a whale could not swallow a human; it was physically impossible.
The little girl said, ‘When I get to heaven I will ask Jonah’.
The teacher asked, ‘What if Jonah went to hell?’
The little girl replied, ‘Then you ask him’.
We would love for you to join us at Communal Global.

If by Rudyard Kipling

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If

If you can keep your head when all about you
Are losing theirs and blaming it on you;
If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you,
But make allowance for their doubting too:
If you can wait and not be tired by waiting,
Or, being lied about, don't deal in lies,
Or being hated don't give way to hating,
And yet don't look too good, nor talk too wise;

If you can dream---and not make dreams your master;
If you can think---and not make thoughts your aim,
If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster
And treat those two impostors just the same:.
If you can bear to hear the truth you've spoken
Twisted by knaves to make a trap for fools,
Or watch the things you gave your life to, broken,
And stoop and build'em up with worn-out tools;

If you can make one heap of all your winnings
And risk it on one turn of pitch-and-toss,
And lose, and start again at your beginnings,
And never breathe a word about your loss:
If you can force your heart and nerve and sinew
To serve your turn long after they are gone,
And so hold on when there is nothing in you
Except the Will which says to them: "Hold on!"

If you can talk with crowds and keep your virtue,
Or walk with Kings---nor lose the common touch,
If neither foes nor loving friends can hurt you,
If all men count with you, but none too much:
If you can fill the unforgiving minute
With sixty seconds' worth of distance run,
Yours is the Earth and everything that's in it,
And---which is more---you'll be a Man, my son!
Rudyard Kipling

Friday, September 14, 2012

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Monday, September 10, 2012

the Creativity Project {Life at my house}

The Creativity Project-
in which I cheat.
This is life at my house
Grammy and Pop's farm.
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We have a special guest at the Creativity Project this month.
Susan Keller is joining us.
Susan is our featured guest this month.
If anyone knows how to capture this theme it is Susan.
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As always, please go and visit the next person in our circle. 
Scarlett is a Queen of capturing the every day and making it beautiful.
She is an inspiration.
I promise you will not be disappointed.

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