“The difference between winning and losing is most often not quitting.” ~ Walt Disney
“When I hear somebody sigh, ‘Life is hard,’ I am always tempted to ask, ‘Compared to what?’” ~ Sydney J. Harris I left my allergist’s office this evening and realized that the row of houses on Limestone street in front of the downtown skyline remind me of the row houses in San Fransisco known as The Painted Ladies. The difference is that there’s a park across the street
“If your theology causes you to treat other people as less worthy of a home or love or care or safety than yourself, it isn’t worth keeping. Religion at its best will always welcome the stranger, mend wounds, share blessings, remove barriers, and expand the table.” ~ John Pavlovitz In November 2012, the first year of the outhouse, I posted a photo of this same house. Earlier this
“Train your mind to see something good in everything.” ~ Buddhist proverb If you stand just right at the intersection of Mechanic Street and Limestone you’ll see four street signs and some pretty groovy old houses. They’re sandwiched in by Academy Alley and Constitution Street. There are parts of Lexington that are just cute as can be. This is one of those parts. Enjoy!
“Don’t get so busy making a living that you forget to make a life.” ~ Dolly Parton The weather in Kentucky this weekend has been dismal, but Friday morning it was beautiful. I got to start my weekend Friday with Charlotte Webb (I needed that haircut in a big way). She had refreshing yellow roses in her lobby. They were beautiful against the rare blue sky, and they
“All that is gold does not glitter, not all those who wander are lost; the old that is strong does not wither, deep roots are not reached by the frost.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien There’s this place on Limestone between two buildings where you can see both Christ Church Episcopal and First Presbyterian Churches. On Monday, as Stacy and I were walking from Lowell’s, I stopped to
“Our greatest human adventure is the evolution of consciousness. We are in this life to enlarge the soul, liberate the spirit, and light up the brain.” ~ Tom Robbins It was a beautiful day in the Bluegrass. Dad and I went to see our Shero at Good Sam. She’s getting good food and continues to improve. Meanwhile, I stopped briefly to enjoy the view from the parking garage.
“I learned a long time ago that being happy is a choice. And I choose to focus on the “good” and let the rest go.” ~ Bree Chapman The sun came out and the world was, well, the world in Kentucky at least had a little more sunshine than it had earlier in the week. It was a good day in my world, and for that I am