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Tuesday, May 25, 2010

earth laughs in flowers (emerson)

"People from a planet without flowers would think we must be mad with joy the whole time to have such things about us."
Iris Murdoch
A fairly Honourable Defeat


  1. Beautiful quote - great picture. Have a great day ox

  2. Stunning quote...I love love love flowers!
    Kisses my lovely and have a great day:)

  3. Love the quote and that flower.....STUNNING!!!

    Wishing you a lovely day!!!

  4. I just put the most beautiful orchid plant on my coffee table. Can you believe how something so simple as a flower can brighten your darkest days?

    Have a wonderful Wednesday

  5. Love that quote!

    I hope everything is well for you! I stumbled across these photos of Jean Seberg and she reminded me so much of how you look with your hair cut that I trotted right on over to send them to you... you really are stunning! :)

  6. Lovely! Hope you're having a great day!

  7. Hello Silver Strands, what would we men do too if no flowers....
    no flowers for our loved ones.
    And love is like a Rose. When pressed between two lifetimes, it last forever.

    I sure would love to introduce a Red Rose to you...just to make it jealous, *wink*.
    Have a great week and keep a song in your heart. Best regards, Lee.

  8. What a beauty!!!! Have a great day...thanks for the smile your pictures put on my face.

  9. I really like that quote! is that a rose or a peony? or something else?

  10. I love the really suits your blog....fresh, white...crisp!

    came across that very quote the other's funny! i like it...should write it down and use it on a journal page!

    did you actually get to the 'pulling out of your sketch pad' yesterday!....?????

    ciao bella
    creative carmelina

  11. Beautiful quote and beautiful blog.

    Your mom looks amazing with her new wig. She can really be proud of you. So knocking on wood for your family and thinking of you when I do my next give away (so thanks for commenting, love comments).

    All the best,

  12. Carmelina - I actually did pull out my sketch pad. I have a LONG way to go before I'll show my scribbles to anyone. Thanks for the inspiration :)
    S&B it's actually a magnolia blossom. First one I've ever seen ... (they don't grow in the desert!)
    Thanks everyone for your comments ... each comment is meaningful to me. Hope you all have a joyous day!

  13. Just wanted to drop by and tell you that I think your blog is so inspirational.

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  15. Thanks for stopping by my little ole blog and leaving a comment. It's always so great to hear from the folks that are reading my blog (not just my mom!). :) Tell your mom the wig looks great by the way.
    Take care!

  16. love this quote!

    what you did for your mother was amazing. there needs to be more people like you in this world.

  17. I could almost smell the beauty