…today and everyday for that matter because it comes up so much for me:
“The root of the word “jealousy,” is actually an old French word, jalousie, meaning “enthusiasm, love, longing.”
from Alexandra Franzen’s post, sent there from another Cape Codder’s blog (she packs some good leads) — rather funny, because it’s a topic I revisit constantly when I venture online.
Not jealous of this girl though, only happy and proud — my daughter’s off on solo travels this minute en route to Bali for 6 weeks. A huge thank you to my Squam pal, Cheryl, for hosting her in San Francisco before today’s departure.
“If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.”
– J.R.R. Tolkien
“To eat is a necessity, but to eat intelligently is an art.”
– François La Rochefoucauld
“There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and let’s the future in.”
-Graham Greene, The Power and the Glory
My introductions to these quotes from the following:
First two from wysiwygfestival.com — wish I were going. I am in a Vt state of mind these days.
The third quote is from the latest book I’m reading, Too Close to the Falls, by Catherine Gildiner.