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Monthly Archives: August 2013


A fallen blossom
returning to the bough, I thought —
But no, a butterfly.
~ Arakida Moritake, Traditional Japanese Poetry: An Anthology


“My husband and I bought an old farmhouse in the country and have been fixing it up ever since.” ~ Trina Burke, Contributing Editor, Country Living Magazine

Hope to do the same, myself, one day!!!


Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you. ~ Nathaniel Hawthorne


The caterpillar does all the work, but the butterfly gets all the publicity. ~ George Carlin