Writer’s Quote Wednesday: H.G. Wells

Best remembered for his science fiction novels, H.G. Wells (21 September 1866 – 13 August 1946) was a British writer of novels, short stories, history, social commentary, biography, and autobiography. His science fiction works include The Time Machine, The Island of Doctor Moreau,  The Invisible Man, The War of the Worlds, and the military science fiction The War…

Sweet Autumn Clematis

Every year I look forward to the blooming of the Sweet Autumn Clematis, the vine my grandmother called Country Clematis. It twines itself around the posts and porch rails on the corner of our front porch, spreads onto other shrubs, and emits a lovely fragrance. The small delicate flowers open in August and bloom into…

Writer’s Quote Wednesday: Roald Dahl

“I think probably kindness is my number one attribute in a human being. I’ll put it before any of the things like courage or bravery or generosity or anything else.“ (Roald Dahl) Roald Dahl ( 13 September 1916 – 23 November 1990) rose to prominence in the 1940s, writing for both adults and children. He is…

Writer’s Quote Wednesday: Eugene Field

 “…Books cannot change. A thousand years hence they are what you find them to-day, speaking the same words, holding forth the same cheer, the same promise, the same comfort; always constant, laughing with those who laugh and weeping with those who weep.”  (Eugene Field) Known as “the poet of childhood,” Eugene Field  (September 2, 1850…

Everyone deserves a little sunshine

“Beautiful and graceful, varied and enchanting, small but approachable, butterflies lead you to the sunny side of life. And everyone deserves a little sunshine.” (Jeffrey Glassberg)

Last of the summer roses

“Do not watch the petals fall from the rose with sadness. Know that, like life, things sometimes must fade, before they can bloom again.“ (Anonymous)

Writer’s Quote Wednesday: Ra Avis

“Peace is just something we work toward, every day. It’s about the things we can become. It’s about the things we should un-become. It’s about changing our hearts when they need change, no matter how scary that is.” Ra Avis is a poet, author, and blogger who lives in Long Beach, California.  She has written…