Saturday, February 6, 2016

Episode 12 - Astonish, Wonder and Why

Word of the Day - Astonish, Wonder and Why

Our special guest is Kathleen.

Lansing, Iowa

Driftless area

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.

Music Attribution
Reverie (small theme)
by _ghost
featuring Pitx
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