July 19, 2017

Smile. It enhances your face value.

Dolly Parton, Steel Magnolias


July 18, 2017

For a true writer, each book should be a new beginning where he tries again for something that is beyond attainment. He should always try for something that has never been done or that others have tried and failed. Then sometimes, with great luck, he will succeed.

-Ernest Hemingway

July 17, 2017

The moon is swimming naked and the summer night is fragrant with a mighty expectation of relief.

-Leonard Cohen

July 4, 2017 – Happy Birthday America!

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among those are Life, Liberty and Pursuit of Happiness.

-Thomas Jefferson, Declaration of Independence, signed July 4, 1776

July 3, 2017

There is no exquisite beauty… without some strangeness in the proportion.

Edgar Allen Poe

June 26, 2017 – #HarryPotter20

Happy birthday Harry Potter!

20 years old…according to the rules of Etsy, you’re now vintage haha 😀

June 21, 2017

And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.

-F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby

Beautiful words from a beautiful book about a beautiful time of year. Bring it on 100+ degree Texas weather!

June 19, 2017

Books are for those who have cabin fever but can’t physically escape.

-Someone, somewhere (aka me)


Last 100 pages of Anna Karenina? Challenge accepted.

Note to self: stay away from the Russian writers for a long time. Hm, I wonder where that copy of For Whom the Bell Tolls is in my home library. I feel like going on an adventure.

June 12, 2017

The most important measure of how good a game I played was how much better I’d made my teammates play.

–Bill Russell

Golden State you better win tonight against the Cavs to stop the conspiracy theories running in my head!

June 11, 2017

How many actors have a shot at being a part of something that became a part of pop culture? It’s been very rewarding. I’m not getting the 20 million bucks for the new movies, but at least I’m getting warmth and recognition from people wherever I go.

-Adam West

And another bites the dust…RIP Adam West…