Wednesday, August 31, 2011

happiness list

#4 The Bridges in Central Park. 

i love them. so vintage and have a ton of character










Quote of the Day: The hardest thing in life to learn is which bridge to cross and which to burn - David Russell

Monday, August 29, 2011

you gotta fight

you know that feeling when you know you're right, but you still feel like you're wrong? its the worst.  stand up for yourself, and stand tall (even in heels).


Quote of the Day: To know what is right and not do it is the worst cowardice - Confucius

Sunday, August 28, 2011

petals of colour

lazy sunday afternoon has me looking outside at my garden, which is half dying. flowers, i will miss you. 'til next year.










Quote of the Day: The Earth laughs in flowers - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Saturday, August 27, 2011

and in the end....

it has arrived; the dreaded but bittersweet last weekend before labour day. this is the weekend when you realize that summer is not quite done, but be ready because autumn is at your doorstep.  its supposed to be a gorgeous day in Toronto, so get out and enjoy it as much as you can. Have a great saturday!

as promised, the sunset from Centre Island.......


Quote of the Day: Life moves pretty fast.  If you don't stop to look around once in a while you could miss it - Ferris Bueller

Friday, August 26, 2011

just be

whoever said plaid isn't cool clearly hasn't met my better half. he can rock the ugliest plaid I've ever seen and not even care what people think. and that's why it's cool.

just be.... you


Quote of the DayBe who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind - Dr. Seuss

Thursday, August 25, 2011

after the storm

whatever troubles you may have, always remember to fight through the storm. The sun will come out tomorrow



Quote of the Day: Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait. Be Patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come - Robert H. Schuller

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

drops of rain


after the rain, the sun will shine. 
a storm is on the horizon. stay safe my friends.
happy wednesday :)








Quote of the Day: After every storm the sun will smile; for every problem there is a solution, and the soul's indefeasible duty is to be of good cheer - William R. Alger


Tuesday, August 23, 2011

happiness list

#3. The Beach!

whether sand, pebbles, or rocks, the beach is my happy place. summer don't leave me....











Quote of the Day: I have always loved the beach. The smell of the salty water, the wind in my face, the gentle roar of the waves all combine to create a sense of peace and calm - Anonymous

Monday, August 22, 2011

on top of the world


saw some old friends this past weekend, one of whom is going to NYC in a few days. jealous. when asked what to do while there, my other half and I blurted "Top of the Rock" without hesitation. I could literally sit there all day. no matter the weather.










Quote of the Day:  There is something in the New York air that makes sleep useless -  Simone De Beauvoir

Sunday, August 21, 2011

sunday morning

after a week of vacation, you'd think I'd want to get outside and make the most of my last day. I'd rather sleep all day long and have a good cup of coffee.

Happy Sunday! :)



Quote of the Day: Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired - Jules Renard

Friday, August 19, 2011

just a short ferry ride away.....

its been years, but I finally made it out to Centre Island. and only for one purpose; to take some shots of the sun setting over the skyline of Toronto. It was absolutely beautiful.  I got some great shots of the sun saying goodbye to our gorgeous city, but I will save those for a rainy day. For now, I leave you with what I saw during my short visit to and from the island. 








Quote of the Day: He who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe is as good as dead; his eyes are closed - Albert Einstein
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