Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Today is Good Bear Day

This day honors Theodore Roosevelt (born on this day in 1858), 26th president of the United States. Teddy bears were named after him. Quick bit of trivia: Teddy Bear collecting is called arctophily. The word arctophily is a combination of two Greek words that mean "bear" and "love."

"It is not work that kills men, it is worry. Work is healthy; you can hardly put more on a man than he can bear. But worry is rust upon the blade. It is not movement that destroys the machinery, but friction."

-- Henry Ward Beecher

5 yo bodybuilder
? Regretsy? This reminds me of the guy I dated who had a furry toilet seat cover.

Abandoned Russian homes....beautiful! More pics here.

Friday, October 2, 2009

Today is Street Sign Poetry Day

In 1988, San Francisco unveiled new street signs that rename twelve streets in the city for some of its famous poets and writers, including Jack Kerouac, Kenneth Rexroth, Jack London, and Ken

"If you haven't any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble."
-- Bob HopeCheck out the trunk of the car....WTH?

Recognize your great (to the billionth power) grandma?

CRAFTIES: I love this baby's hat! I'm not into the bobbles but love these covers and so want to make one! Pretty but oh, so expensive - I wonder if this can be weaved once I take the weaving class?

Thursday, October 1, 2009

Today is the start of Energy Awareness Month

This year's theme encourages everyone to see themselves as a piece of the puzzle fitting into the big picture. Each of us is a part of the solution.

"A strong positive mental attitude will create more miracles than any wonder drug."

-- Patricia NealThe middle pic of the quilt...I could so see that with a knitted piece in the center.

Take that! This is a great cause!

YUMMY: Crockpot fest, I need to peek through these recipes! Pumpkin recipes and Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Squares, I'm just saying... I'm on my last jar of Amish rhubarb jam - I need to make a trip to PA or order the commercial version. I also need mini-marshmallows from Daley's in West Wilmington.

CRAFTIES: I love these hats - will be making the spiral one for the chemo cap donations we're doing.

All I got, hook 'em!