Waxing Poetic....

Posted by Pia

Furry photos, words of wisdom... today I bring you more of this highly requested combo... always a favorite here at the DW... Enjoy....

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1 "If your ship doesn't come in, swim out to it!" Jonathan Winters

2 "An invasion of armies can be resisted, but not an idea whose time has come." Victor Hugo, 1802-1885

3 "The mind's direction is more important than it's progress." Joseph Joubert 1754-1824

4 "Of the truly creative no one is ever master; it must be left to go its own way." Robert Louis Stevenson, 1850-1894

5 "A good spectator also creates." Swiss Proverb

6 "Well-timed silence hath more eloquence than speech." Martin Farquhar Tupper, 1810-1889

7 "The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one." Elbert Hubbard, 1856-1915

8 "Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm." Ralph Waldo Emerson !803-1882

9 "I couldn't wait for success...so I went ahead without it." Jonathan Winters

As always, please keep sending me your photos, stories and favorite quotes.

In kinship,
Dr. Pia Salk

Comments (7)

  • Hi Dr. Pia,
    Happy Thursday, and thanks for the great photos and quotes. My favorite is #7. You always uplift our day with your wonderful reflections. We needed this at our house to boost us up---you're the best!!!

    Tomorrow is "D" day--that is doctor day. My "Potty Patch" arrived also. This is assisted living for sure---fake grass in the house at night to pee.OMG!!!! I guess whatever is necessary--better than the floor. There was a fox in my yard last night. Guido needs his muscle around him. I'm sending a call for the "Glue Squad."

    Have a great Thursday!!!
    Love & licks,
    Basil

  • Hi Dr. Pia,
    This post is so super. I liked each one, but if I have a favorite it is #6. First, it reminds you to be polite & listen plus humans talk tooooo much..People, really.
    Hey Basil, now we know what the "Potty Patch" is. Whew, not so bad. I thought they were going to put sticker on your wee-wee or something. My first winter in Illinois, I used the dining room as my "Potty Patch"..not a good idea. All those chair legs were so tempting (no lol on this one).
    Have a great day Glue Squad.
    Your Pal,
    Rebel

  • Hi Dr. Pia,
    As usual, great blog. I agree with my little buddy Basil. Photo # 7 is says it all
    Glad you ate well Basil. Hey, I bet you will like that Potty Patch on bad weather days, like when it is pouring buckets of rain, when the snow is real high or when it is real icy outside. I am going to send you as many positive thoughts as I can in hopes you have a good visit at the doctor. And remember each and every Glue Squad member will be praying and sending good thoughts your way. Keep us updated.
    Cora Belle, how did your trip around the ranch go? I bet you had a ball. And it sounds like you are going to have a great time with your visitors.
    You should put a poster up that says "Critters Beware. Cora-Belle will have back up from an official policeman. Be on your best behavior or you are going down"
    hehehehehe
    Well gang, I gotta go but I hope everyone has a fantastic day.
    Love to all,
    Maddox

  • Hello ladies, Kirby here.
    And hello to you too Dr. Pia. My Daddy was a pilot and he often said, “When my ship comes in I’ll probably be at the airport.” If he is he’ll miss it for sure. I like those sayings you posted with the pictures but my favorite one is, “Cats are for chasing,” Kirby Bear. I have to stop and laugh at that one, hehehehehe. It was cooler yesterday but not cool enough for me. I like my days to be in the upper 40’s. Daddy says that he likes his days to be in the lower 70’s. Hummmm, that’s about his age now.
    Catch you later, Kirby.

  • Hi Dr. Pia, Thank you so much for such a delightful set of photos, again! I love every one of them, especially #3&#7 of beautiful Minnow! This kind of blog posting sure makes the day start out beautifully! Hey buddy Basil, your Potty Patch sure sounds like a great thing for you to use, especially since there is so much snow there! Our thoughts and prayers are with you constantly and especially on Friday-my paws are crossed, too-DDR! Maddox and others, thanks again for your great comments! Dearest Cora-Belle, hope you are having more fun traveling all around your ranch again today! Is it raining down there like it is here? Sure wish the sun would come out again! Hope all of you Glue Squad buddies have a great day again! Dr. Pia, hope you and your family have a terrific weekend! Love to all, Jan and Dudley Do Right XOXOXO+

  • Hello Sweet Dr. Pia,
    Great photos and sayings, I like all of them...I really enjoyed this...Minnows images are adorable, especially in #7....sooooo cute!

    Got up late today because Kitty was a tyrant during the night, she ran around the house, then sitting in front of the bed staring at me with her little meeeeuwing...she only wanted me to get up and play...NOT! finally I got up and put her out and went back to sleep. She thinks she has me trained...ha ha

    delia and bad Kitty =^*!*^=

  • Hi Dr. Pia..thanks for the photos and quotes..I like them all..thank goodness a potty patch is just turf..I, too, feared the worst..good luck tomarrow at the dr. my little buddy..all will be fine..and the potty patch cool idea..what good folks you have...Delia, sometimes Kit-bang stares at me and Lucinda like she wishes we were real small and she could eat us..felines!..Dudley, it is WET..yuck..I'm like Kirbys dad I like the 70's..James and Lucinda are in their sixties (old gomers)..Funny Maddox you should mention a sign..we put signs up as far as four miles from the house with funny sayings welcoming Joe and Sam..one year we used all the metro police codes..Joe thinks we are funny and we are...Lucinda tended bar for 40 years and everybody around knows about our funny signs..small towns..you gotta love them!..Rebel, what is a little pee on a chair leg among friends? Where are Zoe and Chole today?and Sonja?...over and out Cora-belle..P.s. a fox be careful my little buddy ..they are wily little guys

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