Word of the Day - Astonish, Wonder and Why
Our special guest is Kathleen.
Horsfall's Lansing Variety Store
"To be astonished is one of the surest ways of not growing old too quickly." - Colette
"Because today, I think I'm leaning on the side of wonder." - Melina Marchetta, from Beth's morning series of Facebook posts.
"He who has a why to live for can bear almost any how." - Friedrich Nietzsche
Runaway, as performed by Del Shannon
I Wonder Why as performed by Dion and the Belmonts
Why me, Lord by Kris Kristofferson
A Little Sweet...
Leslie has 40 more rows to complete in the center section of her hap shawl, Quill by Jared Flood from Brooklyn Tweed's Spring Thaw Collection. She also had a mitten disaster.
Beth has been putting postcards up on eBay. Beth's user name is hemlockwv if you want to go check them out.
|College Humor Magazine|
Kathleen finds projects challenging.
A Little Tart...
"Mrs. Pontellier gave over being astonished, and concluded that wonders would never cease." - Kate Chopin.
"Wonder is the beginning of wisdom." - Socrates
"The more clearly we can focus our attention on the wonders and realities of the universe around us, the less taste we shall have for destruction." - Rachel Carson
"Words are like nets - we hope they'll cover what we mean, but we know they can't possibly hold that much joy, or grief, or wonder." - Jody Picoult
"The way to do research is to attack the facts at the point of greatest wonder." - Celia Green
|Cotton Candy Sock Yarn from Unplanned Peacock Studio|
A Little Unexpected...
Kathleen's astonishing and wonder filled vacation in Florida.
|Kathleen's beautiful and dangerous scarf|
"When a human being is born the first thing he does is crying. The rest of his life he'll spend discovering why." - Erik Tanghe
Many thanks to Kathleen for joining us! Your hosts wrap things up and will be back with a new word in a couple of weeks.
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