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A Stroll in the Garden

Boldness doesn’t mean rude, obnoxious, loud, or disrespectful. Being bold is being firm, sure, confident, fearless, daring, strong, resilient, and not easily intimidated. It means you’re willing to go where you’ve never been, willing to try what you’ve never tried, and willing to trust what you’ve never trusted. Boldness is quiet, not noisy. -Mike Yaconelli

Bachelor's Button or Cornflower

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Bellflower

Freedom lies in being bold. -Robert Frost

Jupiter's Beard

How does the Meadow flower its bloom unfold? Because the lovely little flower is free down to its root, and in that freedom bold. -William Wordsworth

Jupiter's Beard

Though we may have desires or bold goals, for whatever reason, most of us don’t think we can achieve something beyond what we’re qualified to achieve. Why, I ask, do we let reality interfere with our dreams? -Simon Sinek

Jupiter's Beard

The flower has opened, has been in the sun and is unafraid. I’m taking more chances; I’m bold and proud. -Paula Cole

Snapdragon

Let us be bold enough and free enough to follow the great examples – the men of good will and honor who put aside little ways and petty hatreds to build the American dream. -Stephen Vincent Benet

Ageratum

There’s nothing more intoxicating than doing big, bold things. -Jason Kilar

Ageratum

I love the color pink. It makes a bold statement. -Samuel Larsen

Clematis

Monet was like a conductor. He painted with quite a straight arm and used bold strokes. -Richard C. Armitage

Foxglove

Be bold enough to find the one thing that you are passionate about. It might not be what you were trained to do. But be bold enough to do the one thing. Nobody needs to dig it but you. -Chris Gardner

Foxglove

Stay safe. Stay healthy.

See the world around you!

A Stroll in the Garden

“Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.” – Henry Ward Beecher

Cornflower aka Batchelor Button

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Daisy

Daisy

“At times, our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.” – Albert Schweitzer

Marguerite Daisy

Peony

“In ordinary life, we hardly realize that we receive a great deal more than we give, and that it is only with gratitude that life becomes rich.” – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Peony

“The more grateful I am, the more beauty I see.” – Mary Davis

Rose

Jupiter's Beard

“There is a calmness to a life lived in gratitude, a quiet joy.” — Ralph H. Blum

Foxglove

“Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.” ― Melody Beattie

Phlox

Phlox

“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” – John F. Kennedy

Rose

“When it comes to life the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude.” ― G.K. Chesterton

Rose

Stay healthy!  Stay safe! 

July OMG 2018

Time to be bold and announce my new goal for July.  

I’m not really going to be all that bold this month, since I am making time for family and sunny days!

I will be piecing three 5 inch blocks for the Squared Away Sampler project.  You can see my progress so far this year by clicking here.

My next goal for the month is to make progress on my President’s book.  Nope, not the President of the United States, but blocks that were given to me for serving my term as a quilt guild president.

I left off turning the blocks into pages for a fabric memory book that I can use for a keepsake.  You can see that post from one year ago here.  (It is a coincidence that I worked on this project in July last year, and have chosen it as my project for July this year.)

President's Blocks

I believe I have 36 pages to quilt.  They shouldn’t take long, and they wouldn’t, if it was winter and I could stay in my cozy home all day long (which I can’t because of the day job).  But it is summer, and the sunshine calls, so I am making this easy on myself.  I am going to quilt six pages for the month.

Speaking of sunshine, there will be time for strolling in the garden!

Flower Garden

Rose

Flower Garden

Flower Garden

Flower Garden

I am linking up with Elm Street Quilts OMG (One Monthly Goal), where goals are met, one month at a time, and there is encouragement to keep on keepin’ on.