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Thursday, June 3, 2010

Friday Pretties

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I was introduced to Friday Pretties by my friend at
These whimsical birds just make me smile!
"Be like the bird that, passing on her flight awhile on boughs too slight, feels them give way beneath her, and yet sings, knowing that she hath wings."
Victor Hugo
What's making you smile today?


  1. I am so happy that you joined our little "Friday Pretties" party!
    What makes me happy today?
    Every once in a while, at different times in our lives, we all need a big dose of Hope!
    Enjoy your Friday!!!

  2. Dear Friend, thank you so much for the treat you left for me on your blog (I will diving into it over the week-end):)

    What makes me smile today?

    Reading all the sweet, encourging words that my Blog Friends have left me over the week. Just to know that people I have never met, have taken the time from their busy day to let me know I'm not alone and to keep moving.

    Have a great week-end! Blessings HHL.

  3. What a cool idea! Anything that makes Fridays even more glorious is sure to be a hit!

    Today my cat made me smile. Everywhere I went this morning she followed.

    Have a lovely weekend <3

  4. well, you sure did. what darling birds and
    lovely hugo quote. he's one of my favorites.


  5. An upcoming awesome weekend is making me smile!

  6. That is a great quote, and pretty image. I'm smiling today because it's Friday & the sun is shining :) I hope you have a wonderful weekend!!! ♥♥♥

  7. I CANNOT believe this is your quote today. I was thumbing through my notebook (where I have written down quotes I like) yesterday, trying to find the right ones to pair with some of my blog posts and I couldn't stop thinking about this one. I WOKE UP thinking about it and here it is again. Now, I'm going to think about it being here as well. My mind will be very busy today.

  8. That I am not at work today!! Have a great weekend.

  9. this is so lovely!! i am smiling because the afternoon light is so beautiful coming through my window right now!!!

    and congrats on the award!!!! how awesome! you deserve it!

  10. I love your profile.. and your story!! Such a wonderful idea and act of love.!!

    thanks for popping over my way and your lovely comment!!! xx Julie

  11. Oh, how very whimsical...and yes they make me smile too...must flutter away now, but will certainly fly back on Rosie

  12. Joyce is so sweet, love her Pretties! Hope you have the most wonderful weekend! XO!

  13. Sunshine, flip-flops and pool time! Thanks for the nice comment on my blog. Glad I could make you smile and I hope you have a wonderful weekend! - J

  14. Little ones tired after playing at the park and treating themselves to iced cookies in the shape of butterflies.

  15. the brilliantly shining and inspirational sunlight that is currently flooding my studio! makes me want to create!

    and yes, I pretty much work on something each day...and when I have nothing new to show, i go to the vault, and pull out some older works of art to show off...from before my blogging days.

    thanks for coming by!
    ciao bella
    creative carmelina

  16. A wonderful art class this morning with two inspiring women, sunshine, a call from my daughter, the thought of seeing my son this weekend and watching my nephew play baseball (go U.VA.) My heart is full!

  17. this is such a sweet post. it makes me smile.

    thanks for commenting on my blog. i enjoyed reading what you had to say. :) i've never seen anyone do a fish braid for bridal hair. your friend must have looked gorgeous at her wedding!

    things that make me smile: the blogger community, sunshine, sunflowers, the color yellow, and unconditional love!


  18. Well, your blog makes me smile! Have a great weekend. xo

  19. ps:: denalee, i am reading "the help".

    i won't even waste time explaining it all. just go buy it. you won't regret a penny you spent on it! i promise :)

  20. I love June, my 4 kids all have June birthdays, my big brother and big sister have birthdays and Father's day.
    June just makes me SMILE.

  21. The long weekend ahead is making me smile. No Mondayitis this week :)

  22. I so agree...just looking at these sweet birds would make any "sourpuss" happy. Hugs for a great weekend. xoxo

  23. Denalee! Thanks for stopping by my blog! But if you think I'm so adorable, why aren't you following me already?! Sheesh.

    That bird poem/quote reminded me of this poem by my late great grandmother Irene Palo. Enjoy:

    Little birdie in the sky
    dropping whitewash in my eye.
    But I not sad
    I not cry,
    I just glad that cows don't fly.


  24. My smile is currently lacking. These storms are so bad they're freaking me out! But prior to this my balcony flower garden had me beaming.


  25. Ohhh how great! I got a phone call from one of my long time friends and she said that she is pregnant and she want me to be the little one godmother...That what made me smile today:)
    Have a wonderful weekend my dear!

  26. your video is awesome. What a cool thing to do for your mom. It's just so touching!

    they are happy little birds aren't they!!
    Have a great week.