Today is the 13th of March, my step-mother’s birthday. She died three years ago, fourteen months after my Dad.
She was a lovely lady and was much loved by everyone. She and
my father spent many happy years together, and I like to think
that they are still together. Thinking of you Ada with love.
One of Dad’s nephews and his wife used to take me to Queensland twice a year, which took the best part of two days.
We would stay in a motel about half-way. I miss those trips,
and of course miss Dad and Ada, Apart from Peter, the three of us reckon it’s not worth going to Q’ld now.
I have a daughter and five grandchildren there also, as well as
my two great grand-daughters. So maybe I will get to see them one day. My son, John has taken me a few trips to see
his girls and to visit Peter. I wish it was not so far.
A few sayings I have collected.
God couldn’t be everywhere, so He made mothers.
I cried because I had no shoes till I saw a man with no feet.
You can’t have everything, because where would you put it?
Stop complaining. You could be a giraffe with a sore throat
or a centipede with corns.
I don’t suffer from insanity. I quite enjoy it.
The beginning is the most important part of the task.
The problem with doing nothing is you don’t know when
you are finished.
Don’t you hate it when you fall asleep in front of the TV, so
you turn it off and go to bed----and can’t get to sleep.
Men who have a pierced ear are better prepared for marriage…..they have experienced pain and bought jewellery.
Men always want to be a woman’s first love…..woman like to be
a man’s last romance.
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
Yesterday is history; there’s no changing it; tomorrow is a
mystery; do not anticipate it; right now is a gift, so do not waste it. That’s why it is called the present.
When you have endured all hardships and overcome every
obstacle, and you can at last see the light at the end of the
tunnel, watch out, it will probably be a train coming straight
Finally a joke of the day.
entire forest is shivering with fear.”
The lion says:”If I roar on the great plains of Africa. the entire savanna is afraid of me.”
Says the chicken: “Big deal. I only have to cough, and the entire planet wets itself.”