Tag Archives: Mark Twain

“Reach High, for Stars Lie Hidden in Your Soul.”–Inspiring Quotes and Images–Beth Trissel

  I have spread my dreams beneath your feet. Tread softly because you tread on my dreams. W.B. Yeats Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to … Continue reading

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Once In A Blue Moon–Beth Trissel

  From Blue Moons: myths, facts, history, and dates at Info Please: “What is a Blue Moon? There are in fact two definitions for a blue moon. According to the more recent definition, a blue moon is the second full moon in … Continue reading

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By Jove It’s My Birthday–Beth Trissel

And I love a good quote, so here are a few suitable selections for my special day. Feel free to add some I may have missed. “When I was younger, I could remember anything, whether it happened or not.” – Mark Twain … Continue reading

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Witty, Humorous and Inspiring Quotes–Beth Trissel

I love a good quote. I hope you enjoy this eclectic collection. “The difference between fiction and reality? Fiction has to make sense.” – Tom Clancy (1947-), paraphrasing Mark Twain “Happiness is good health and a bad memory.” – Ingrid Bergman … Continue reading

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“The ideal of calm exists in a sitting cat.” ~ Jules Reynard

“Ignorant people think it is the noise which fighting cats make that is so aggravating, but it ain’t so; it is the sickening grammar that they use.” ~ Mark Twain (P. Cuthbert Wiggins, otherwise known as Percy the beloved) “Again … Continue reading

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Inspiring Pinterest Pins

From 42 Moving Pinterest Pins for Language Lovers: Because I love great quotes, I’ve been asked to bring this excellent post to your attention, which I’m glad to do as it includes some of my favorite authors!  Pinterest is a … Continue reading

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Lincoln was the first President to have ‘this’ in the White House

A Cat.  Which gets back to my ‘when the going gets tough, the tough get kittens’ adage.  The going was definitely tough for Lincoln.  And for General Robert E. Lee, who, interestingly enough, also loved cats.   If only love of … Continue reading

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For the Love of Cats

This  past summer we took in an unusual barn kitty, the part Siamese offspring of a tabby mama.  A tiny runt, Pavel (pronounced Pabel) was half the size of his robust litter mates.   We’re told he was born pink … Continue reading

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Great Writing Quotes–With Fabulous Commentary and Pics!

“Writing is a socially acceptable form of schizophrenia.” ~E.L. Doctorow Although it worries my mother when I say I’m talking amongst myselves…. *Image of me writing surrounded by grandbabies. “Writing is utter solitude, the descent into the cold abyss of oneself.” … Continue reading

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We Live With A Flying Squirrel–Well, Kind Of

Cats are sacred to our people.  These pics taken by daughter Elise are of kitten Pavel, pronounced Pabel, who grew from  a tiny sleepy little runt to a healthy, happy, busy kitty flying around the house. “Dogs come when they’re … Continue reading

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