2013 Themes: Inspirational Quotes

January: Coffee & Tea

“Coffee. Creative lighter fluid.” ~ Floyd Maxwell

February: Love & Character

“Be brave enough to live creatively. The creative is the place where no one else has been. You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition.”
~ Alan Alda

March: Fabric & Flowers

“Nobody sees a flower–really–it is so small–we haven’t time–and to see takes time, like to have a friend takes time.” ~ Georgia O’Keefe

April: Cows & Canaries

“Lots of people talk to animals…Not very many listen though…that’s the problem.”
~ Benjamin Hoff, The Tao of Pooh

May: Bunnies & Bicycles

“Be brave, little rabbit. Take a chance.” ~ Cherise Sinclair, Breaking Free

“When you are Real you don’t mind being hurt.” ~ Margery Williams, “The Velveteen Rabbit”

June: Food & Wine

“Accept what life offers you and try to drink from every cup. All wines should be tasted; some should only be sipped, but with others, drink the whole bottle.” ~ Paulo Coelho, “Brida”

July: Wild Horses & Adobe Houses

“I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn’t say any other way… things I had no words for.”
~ Georgia O’Keeffe

August: WILD{card}

“A healthy woman is much like a wolf, strong life force, life-giving, territorially aware, intuitive and loyal. Yet separation from her wildish nature causes a woman to become meager, anxious, and fearful. The wild nature carries the medicine for all things. She carries stories, dreams, words and songs.” ~ Clarissa Pinkola Estes, “Women Who Run with Wolves.”

September: Quirks & Curiosities

“In my next life I want to live my life backwards. You start out dead and get that out of the way. Then you wake up in an old people’s home feeling better every day. You get kicked out for being too healthy, go collect your pension, and then when you start work, you get a gold watch and a party on your first day.” ~ Woody Allen

October: Dogs & Doors

“Look on every exit as being an entrance somewhere else.” ― Tom Stoppard
“Whoever said you can’t buy happiness forgot little puppies.” ~ Gene Hill

November: Fish Fabulous

“…I keep looking for one more teacher, only to find that fish learn from the water and birds learn from the sky.”  ~ Mark Nepo

December: Pattern & Prose

“This world is but a canvas to our imagination.” ~ Henry David Thoreau