Monday, February 25, 2008

Quotes du jour/Patricia Routledge

There's more to life in your sixties than some people bargain for.

Of course one thinks about the aging process but it's an attitude of mind. I think if you start giving in to the aches and pains and begin uttering that death phrase, "well, of course, it's my age" then all is lost.


  1. Happy Birthday to you!!!! I hope you have a lovely day.

    Love, love, love the new header!!!!

    Love, Les

  2. Thank you very much, dear Les. I thought this would be a nice change for the blog header! You have all seen quite enough winter, thank you very much. :<)

  3. Heck, that its your age thing has been used on everyone in our family from terrible twos to the eighties folks. It all depends how you look at it.

    I just love the new header. Just what we need right now.


  4. Happy, happy, happy birthday, Nan! Enjoy the celebration of you. And to paraphrase the old BCP birthday prayer, "May your days increase."

    Gorgeous tulips! A present from someone special? Nothing expresses adoration better than flowers....

  5. Thanks so much, Margaret. Yes, the tulips are from my cousin.

  6. Love, love, love Patricia in "Keeping up Appearances" her quote!
    Your header is like a breath of fresh air in this winter tundra we call Canada!
    Joanne in Ontario

  7. Joanne, we've got a bit of that 'tundra' going on, too. :<) It's snowing to beat the band today. I love PR too.

  8. What a delight to have your page open to those beautiful tulips! I love this quote.

  9. Thanks, Nancy! Those tulips sure bring some color into the winter landscape!

  10. Inside every 60 year old, is a surprised 40 year old. Happy day.

  11. Having reached 60 last year may I offer my congratulations. When you are forty you feel you don't care what people think of you any more as you have reached the age of maturity. Deep down however I think we still do. BUT at 60 I now KNOW I don't care and it is truly liberating.

  12. Thank you 'anonymous' and Elaine for taking the time to write. You have been a great role model for me, Elaine!!

  13. Another favorite of mine. Patricia Routledge.
    She is such a wonderful actress.
    I watch her here in Sweden on BBC Prime.
    Hugs Eva gnes


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