"the nicest and the sweetest days are not those on which anything very splendid or wonderful or exciting happens, but just those that bring simple pleasure, following one another softly, like pearls slipping off a string."
Lucy Maud Montgomery

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Shopping for roses?

"I once had a rose named after me and I was very flattered. But I was not pleased to read the description in the catalogue: no good in a bed, but fine up against a wall."

Eleanor Roosevelt American, First Lady Quotes


  1. That is so funny. She was quite a woman.

  2. Oh My, that made me laugh so hard I started coughing again.

  3. Ya just gotta love Eleanor. In her day, she said MANY profound things! :)

  4. giggles:) they are a beautiful rose too LOL

  5. Too funny...thanks for the laugh!

  6. Jo,

    I wouldn't have been pleased either. LOL She was quite a woman.


  7. What a hoot!

    I was so glad to hear from you! I read your post about sleeping and thought how nice to be able to sleep for consistent periods of time. It gets so annoying to always wake up between 1 and 3. Oh how i live for the day to make it through the night!

  8. uh uh they di-int! I'd a shot them varmits for meddlin like that!
    Actually you have to admire her witty sense of humor, pretty great!


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