Good character is more to be praised than outstanding talent. Most talents to some extent a gift. Good character, by contrast, is not given to us. We have to build it piece by piece by thought, choice, courage, and determination.
The Sound of Music is song is playing through my head.
You know the one...
"These are a Few of My Favorite Things"?
It's playing over and over (and driving me a tad mad), so I thought I would give it some photos as it played.
Except instead of "raindrops and roses" and "whiskers on kittens",
Colorful Candy Canes sitting on counters.
Snowflakes on my Tree
Lights Glowing magically as I sit at the end of a long day.
The Treasures I find on a simple walk.
Cinnamon Eggnog Lattes with whip cream~in a mug given by a dear friend.
My Backyard Neighbors~ who seem to have closed up cottage for the season.
The Winter Sunrises from my bedroom window.
The Reason for all of these favorite things.
My Girl....who turns 14 tomorrow.
(happy Birthday Molly!!)
The Magic you find sometimes when you come around a corner.
Okay, Okay....I love Brown Paper Packages tied up with String!
These are a few of my favorite things!