Archive for July, 2008

Great Wisdom & Humor

Posted by dianne on Jul 24, 2008 in Blog | No comment

A hobby I really love is collecting great quotations. Here are a couple of my favorites: “Just trust yourself. Then you will know how to live.” Johann Wolfgang von Goethe “You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing

Nothing New Under the Sun

Posted by dianne on Jul 19, 2008 in Blog | No comment

Don’t you hate being predictable? I had been waiting to get into gardening. I had this notion that I couldn’t tackle the outside of the house until I “finished” or at least “caught up on” the inside of the house. Every spring I would put a couple of geraniums in pots and promise, “pretty soon”…

Keep the Old

Posted by dianne on Jul 11, 2008 in Blog | No comment

Vickie and Dave moved in next door when their youngest daughter, Randi, was 18 months old, exactly one week older than our Jane. When you are growing up, it just doesn’t get any better than having your best friend live right next door. The girls went through all kinds of milestones together: kindergarten, Brownies, going

Buddy Holly

Posted by dianne on Jul 7, 2008 in Blog | No comment

Last week I had the chance to see The Buddy Holly Story at a Drury Lane Theatre in Oak Brook. The glittery decor of red velvet everything and lots of crystal chandeliers Drury Lane makes every visit festive. The production featured excellent musicians and singers. The only thing that surprised me was the audience. Buddy

Three Pages of Magic

Posted by dianne on Jul 3, 2008 in Blog | No comment

If you have looked at my profile, you know that The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron is one of my all time favorite books. I discovered Julia about 12 years ago, and that book changed my life. The Artist’s Way shows everyone how to access, or reclaim, their creativity. One of the tools Julia uses