“The dog lives for the day, the hour, even the moment.” — Robert Falcon Scott “Dance. Smile. Giggle. Marvel. Trust. Hope. Love. Wish. Believe. Most of all, enjoy every moment of the journey, and appreciate where you are at this moment instead of always focusing on how far you have to go.” ― Mandy Hale … More Be Happy
“Always to be best, and distinguished above the rest.” — Homer “Most lives are not distinguished by great achievements. They are measured by an infinite number of small ones. Each time you do a kindness for someone, or bring a smile to his face, it gives your life meaning. Never doubt your value, little friend. … More Distinguished Friend
“Just smiling at someone walking down the street can make the person’s day. It’s all about paying it forward.” — Mariska Hargitay To experience an example of what it means to make someone’s day, I only needed to step out my front doorway the other morning and encounter the surprise handiwork of nine-year-old neighbor friend … More Reason to smile!
“We can bring positive energy into our daily lives by smiling more, talking to strangers in line, replacing handshakes with hugs, and calling our friends just to tell them we love them.” — Brandon Jenner * * * Anyone know what this ‘happy face’ pale yellow flower, found growing in sunny Florida, is … More Happy Face
“There are three things that I’ve learned never discuss with people: religion, politics and the Great Pumpkin.” — Linus * * * Autumn faces at Burnett’s Country Gardens, Salem, CT, (above) and Smith’s Acres, Niantic, CT (below). Photos by Jan Logozzo © 2016
the year’s last loveliest smile.” — William Cullen Bryant * * * Season’s signature. Photo by Mary O’Connor © 2015
I’ve always found these three simple, but powerful, ways will channel joy into everyday life: Smile. There is an old Chinese proverb that says every smile makes us a day younger. That said, begin and end your day with a smile. It will not only make you younger, it will cause others, even the flowers, to … More Three Powerful Channels of Joy