Monday, November 29, 2010

Hot milky drinks

Maybe I'll start a series of blog posts with quotes found on the sidebars of others' blogs. Here is today's.
"What a pity we can't make some Ovaltine, was her last conscious thought. Life's problems are often eased by hot milky drinks."--No Fond Return of Love by Barbara Pym
From Frisbee: A Book Journal

Growing up, my favorite hot milky drink before going to bed was Milo. Now, I mix two teaspoons cocoa and two teaspoons sugar in milk and heat on the stove. I need my calcium, after all....

Monday, November 08, 2010

Here I Stand

Besides the "Home-Made Car," another movie we watched (annually?) at boarding school was the old Martin Luther film. As youngsters, we did not understand most of the theological arguments that were being debated (although we got that indulgences were wrong), but one scene we waited for each time the film was shown was the famous "Here I Stand" speech. Afterward, we would we see who could do the best imitation of Luther's refusal to recant.

Tuesday, November 02, 2010

A brand new ending

Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.
Author Unknown
From the sidebar of Firefly Cottage.