yesterday painkills2 said she’d like to see a painting inspired by (in her own words),

“Blue is my color. All kinds of blue. Is it okay if I make a request of the artist? How about a blue angel? Or a bird in flight? Show me… Freedom!”

i thought that was a great idea. here’s the result….

Brainy quotes on memories

“Take care of all your memories. For you cannot relive them.”  Bob Dylan

“You can close your eyes to reality but not to memories.”  Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

“We all have our time machines. Some take us back, they’re called memories. Some take us forward, they’re called dreams.”  Jeremy Irons

“I think it would be interesting if old people got anti-Alzheimer’s disease where they slowly began to recover other people’s lost memories.”  George Carlin

“The heart of marriage is memories; and if the two of you happen to have the same ones and can savor your reruns, then your marriage is a gift from the gods.”  Bill Cosby

“Liars need to have good memories.”  Algernon Sidney

“Memories, imagination, old sentiments, and associations are more readily reached through the sense of smell than through any other channel.”  Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

“A cigar is as good as memories that you have when you smoked it.”  Raul Julia

“One of my early childhood memories was my grandmother always having a bowl of Nestle chocolate bars at her house. My sister and I would argue over who could eat the chocolate bars. Looking back, I don’t know why we just didn’t share. We could have split them.”  Carla Hall

“Chocolate is the first luxury. It has so many things wrapped up in it: Deliciousness in the moment, childhood memories, and that grin-inducing feeling of getting a reward for being good.” Mariska Hargitay

A Letter To My Fellow, Esteemed Bloggers

Under comments:

La Sabrosona
FEBRUARY 22, 2015 AT 1:28 PM

You’re welcome. It’s so hard to know what to say when you read a post that is so clearly someone’s blood, sweat and tears.

What do you say when one is struggling, suffering. How does one express, not sympathy, but a sense of community, caring?

By telling them you’re on their side.

I appreciate your comments. I look forward to visiting you 🙂