"...IF YOU FOLLOW YOUR BLISS, DOORS WILL OPEN FOR YOU THAT WOULDN'T HAVE OPENED FOR ANYONE ELSE." - Joseph Campbell

"SOMETIMES ON THE WAY TO YOUR DREAM, YOU GET LOST AND FIND A BETTER ONE." - Unknown (as seen on River's blog, "Drifting Through Life")

"IT IS POSSIBLE AT ANY AGE TO DISCOVER A LIFELONG DESIRE YOU NEVER KNEW YOU HAD." - Robert Brault


"IT'S NEVER TOO LATE TO BE WHO YOU MIGHT HAVE BEEN." - George Eliot

"WE DID NOT CHANGE AS WE GREW OLDER. WE JUST BECAME MORE CLEARLY OURSELVES." - Lynn Hall

"GO CONFIDENTLY IN THE DIRECTION OF YOUR DREAMS! LIVE THE LIFE YOU HAVE IMAGED." - Henry David Thoreau



Tuesday, June 25, 2013

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No other words required......

42 comments:

  1. Love that quote!

    Pat
    Critter Alley

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  2. The quote is just right for me! Seems I am in "another world" with books these days!

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    1. We readers (and writers) sure know how to get lost in words and stories, don't we?! :)

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  3. Hi Becky! Was happy to see your post. Hope all is well in your neck of the woods. Hotter than blue blazes here. Susan

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    1. Hi Susan! Thank you! I'm happy to post at least a little something! I'm doing better...still fighting a sinus infection, but much better. It's very hot and humid here. Typical St. Louis summertime weather!

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  4. Oh I like that - how are you doing these days?

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    1. Hi Sandie! Thanks! And for your answer.....see my reply to Susan...above! :)

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  5. Now, isn't that the truth! I have escaped into a great book this past weekend, "Memoirs of a Geisha" ... an awesome book. My Mom found it sad, but so far I have enjoyed all of the history and find the heroine to be super strong and honest.

    Hugs, Becky!

    Kathy M.

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    1. Hi Kathy! I've heard lots about that book, but never read it...yet! Glad you're enjoying it. Hugs back to you! :)

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  6. Awww. Ain't that the truth?! I hope you're settling in okay, and doing well at your new digs.

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    1. Hi Susan! That's exactly what I said, out loud, when I saw and read this! "Awwww.....!" Yes, getting settled in...mostly just working on getting all my tons of papers finding a place to be filed!

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  7. Perfect for today. My daughter was complaining about being bored and I told her to go read a book. "You can spend hours off and away and never leave your room." She wasn't convinced, but it always worked for me. Still does!

    Love the pic of you and Vern!

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    1. Thanks, Lisa! And that's always been so true for me, too! My husband is not a reader....Can you imagine??!!...And he's always amazed when I'm so engrossed in a book that I don't hear or see anything going on around me! I am so happy and grateful that I LOVE TO READ!!

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  8. HiYa, BECKY ~
    It was the Summer between 5th and 6th grades when I turned into a reader. My Ma had given me the three books from a boys adventure series that she still had from her own childhood: SECKATARY HAWKINS, published by Robert F. Schulkers in Cincinnati in the mid-1920s. (I'll bet none of your other Followers have ever heard of that series.) My favorite was titled 'THE YELLOW Y', which I eventually reread countless times.

    Seeing how engrossed I became in the Seckatary Hawkins books, my parents got me some Hardy Boys books and I was totally hooked on reading from those days to these. (Although, now, I read almost exclusively nonfiction.)

    Very recently, my Brother mentioned remembering those long ago Summer days when I would literally spend THE ENTIRE DAY in my bedroom reading Hardy Boys books. For awhile there, I spent so much time indoors, just reading, that I lost the break on my curveball.

    ~ D-FensDogg
    'Loyal American Underground'

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    1. Oh my goodness! I'm really behind in my replies...again! And YOU, Mr. Stephen T.....always leave fabulous comments!! I, too, spent many hours reading when I was a kid. I'm so grateful my parents and older sisters read to my brother and me. As we got older, we sometimes received books as gifts and I always loved that! As you devoured Hardy Boys books, I sped read Nancy Drew! Great memories!

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  9. Love it! I still love to escape inside a good book...

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    1. Hi Betty! Thank you! I do still love to read, too. Did you happen to read what I wrote about Rita Moreno's memoir? It wasn't a review, just how much I liked it!

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    1. Hi EC! Yep, I definitely agree with you!!

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  11. Love this. And you're right - it needs no other words.

    Thanks for your kind words on my blog yesterday Becky. Nice to know i have a true friend.

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    1. Hi Myrna, you're such a sweetie! Everyone who happens to be reading these comments and replies....please hop over to Myrna's blog. She writes AMAZING poetry and just needs more nudges to submit them somewhere! :)

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    1. Hi Jennifer! Thanks so much for stopping and commenting!

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    1. Hi there, Sue! Glad you liked it so much! Thanks!

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  14. SO true! And books have saved many a gloomy day for me. :-)

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    1. Hey Ms. Cathy C --- great to see you here...and the same is true for me.

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  15. Oh my. This is very high on the cute scale! :)

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    1. Hi Julie! Thanks for stopping by! I certainly agree with you. Every single time I look at it, I smile like crazy!!

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  16. I am an arm chair traveler these days. I love this picture. it is perfect, Becky, and made me smile.

    XO,

    Sheila

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    1. Hey Ms Magpie! This is so funny!! ----- I just hit the "Publish" button on my reply to Julie, and your comment appeared simultaneously! ---- I said it makes me smile...and you said the same! :) Great minds think alike! I'll be by your blog in just a moment.

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  17. How sweet. I can't imagine a world without books.

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    1. Hi Donna! Thanks, and I agree! That would be devastating!

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  18. Can't think of a better way to while away the hours!

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    1. Hi Debora! I'm with you on that! :)

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  19. If that's the case, I've traveled the world this summer.

    http://joycelansky.blogspot.com

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    1. Hi Joyce! Thanks for stopping by! I haven't seen your lovely face for a long time! I'll be sure and stop by your blog, too! And yes....we readers have traveled far and wide!

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  20. That is an awesome quote! I've gotten to travel back in time to the 1940's and 1950's these past few months!

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    1. Hi Patti! Thanks! Me, too! I just finished reading Rita Moreno's memoir and it was REALLY good. I hated for it to end.

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