i sew becuase it relaxes me...
all about me, my family and what we do.

live well. laugh often. love much. words to live by. but, what you may not realize is that those
sentiments are actually only a small part of a poem by Bessie Anderson Stanley written
in 1904. The full poem can be found below.


here are some thoughts i have.  here are some thoughts i saw, heard or read.   here are some thoughts i want to remember.

be you. - heather mendez

enjoy the little things in life... for one day you will look back and realize they were the big things. - robert brault

i don't have wrinkles, i have life lines. - heather mendez

be a best friend, tell the truth
and over use I love you,
go to work, do you best,
don't outsmart your common sense,
never let your praying knees get lazy
and love like crazy.
- lee bruce, "love like crazy"

somewhere over the rainbow... - always puts a tear in my eye

laughter is timeless, imagination has no age, dreams are forever. - tinkerbell

this isn't messy, it is the lived in look. - heather mendez

that's not a cannonball, that's a rayne ball. - cannon to rayne in response to her yelling cannonball at the pool

people who are organized are just too lazy to look for things.

would you like to borrow my big girl panties; deal with it.

a mother holds her child's hand for a short time, but holds their heart forever.

two hearts, two lives, one dream; for a lifetime of love.

father: a son's first hero, a daughter's first love.

if there is ever tomorrow when we're not together... there is something you must always remember. you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think, but the most important thing is, even if we are apart... i will always be with you. - christopher robin

reach for the stars and if you don't grab them at least you're on top of the world. - this one is for my son - Pitbull "Give Me Everything (Tonight)"

baby your a firework, come on show em what your worth, make em go oh, oh oh, as you shoot across the sky.
baby your a firework, come on let your colors burst, make em go oh, oh, oh, your gonna leave em all in aw, aw, aw. - this is for my daughter; you always leave me in aw.  - Katy Perry "Firework"

if you think you can, you will.  if you think you can't, you won't.  either way, you are right. - the little engine that could

the past is history, the future is a mystery
today is a gift; that is why it is called the present. - chinese proverb

there's always gonna be another mountain
i'm always gonna wanna make it move
always gonna be an uphill battle
sometimes I'm gonna have to lose
ain't about how fast i get there
ain't about what's waiting on the other side
its the climb.  - Miley Cyrus "The Climb"

the most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched, they must be felt with the heart. - Helen Keller, for Nanny

grab somebody sexy... - Pitbull

i don't mind living in a man's world as long as I can be a woman in it. - marilyn monroe

my house was clean last week, sorry you missed it

more to come....