Monday, May 16, 2011




 A perfectly healthy sentence, it is true, is extremely rare. For the most part we miss the hue and fragrance of the thought; as if we could be satisfied with the dews of the morning or evening without their colors, or the heavens without their azure.-Henry David Thoreau

27 comments:

  1. lovely words for a writer. Thanks for sharing.
    How have you been?
    Smiles.

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  2. I love these words, too. Think about how hard it would be to do without dews of the morning or the evening without its colors. :-)

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  3. Robyn, the words are beautiful, so is the picture.

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  4. Thanks Rachna. They are lovely words for a writer, for sure. :-)

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  5. Thanks Rachna. They are lovely words for a writer, for sure. :-)

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  6. I love Thoreau but haven't read him in a while. Thanks for the re-introduction, Robyn!

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  7. Regarding the Laughter is the Best Medicine Blogfest, Robyn, you can still join. Its never too late and you have a wicked sense of humour, so we sure will enjoy your entry.

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  8. Paul, the man could write some beautiful sentences, couldn't he? :-)

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  9. Rachna, thanks, but the blogfest would be finished by the time I got mine up. *sigh*

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  10. Wonderful! Of course, 'tis to be expected from a smart and cool amigo!
    Hugs my friend,
    Karen

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  11. (= His last name should have been "Thorough". That man had a way with words!

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  12. Gorgeous quote, Robyn :) Thanks for sharing Thoreau with us. It's a perfect quote in many ways.

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  13. This photo brings warmth and comfort, the words are reminders and say what we feel. Words work a certain magic on me!

    I always say, the best things in life are free.

    Thank you for sharing! sending love, magnolia

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  14. That's beautiful. I haven't come across that quote before.

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  15. That sentence had texture - how awesome is that? :o)

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  16. Stunning flower and sentence. I'm sharing this on Facebook.

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  17. Thanks for sharing such wonderful words!

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  18. Beautiful quote and beautiful photo, Robyn!

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  19. Thoreau's writing is an unknown quantity to me but I'm always prepared to be enlightened by you Robyn.
    I hope you're feeling refreshed after your week "unpugged"!

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  20. I guess this is why we edit our sentences for what sometimes feels like forever.

    Here to tell you that you won third place in the book release contest on my blog. Once I hear from the other two winners, I'll let you know which book will be yours. I've already notified the publisher with the names.

    Hope you enjoy the book you receive and thanks for participating!

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