Friendship Bracelets Macraméd friendship bracelets were all the rage when I was growing up in the eighties. All the girls at my school would obsessively make them for one another in a dizzying variety of colors, widths, and patterns. It's amazing, thinking back, that such young girls could make such beautifully intricate accessories. I, of course, tried my hand at making them as well. I would ride my bike down to the five-and-dime store and pick out the most sophisticated color combinations of embroidery floss I could find, but when it came to the actual macramé I never got beyond plain stripes. Fast forward 20 years: Purl Soho started carrying DMC Cotton Embroidery Floss in every conceivable color (including fluorescents! Making friendship bracelets is a surprisingly easy craft, and best of all, in the end you'll have a bunch of cute summer bracelets to give to your pals. Materials Since this is such a free form enterprise the amount of colors of DMC embroidery floss you get is really up to you. Beginning
60 Selected Best Famous Quotes In this posting you will find my selection of the very best 60 quotes, from nearly a decade of collecting them. They range from the profound to the intriguing to the just plain funny. One way or the other, you’ll surely find many of them to be thought-provoking and entertaining. This selection is, of course, based solely on my personal taste (and even that varies largely from day to day according to my mood). Wisdom Quotes 1. —David Allen 2. —Antoine de Saint-Exupéry 3. —Unknown Author 4. —Wayne Gretzky 5. —Ambrose Redmoon 6. —Gandhi 7. —Lin-Chi 8. —A. 9. —Abraham Maslow 10. —Aristotle 11. —Baltasar Gracian 12. —Basho 13. —Lao-Tze 14. —Georg Christoph Lichtenberg 15. —John Ruskin 16. —Marcel Proust 17. 18. —Virgil Garnett Thomson 19. —Will Rogers 20. —Zig Ziglar Funny Quotes 21. —John Wilmot 22. —Oscar Levant 23. —Oscar Wilde 24. —New York City detective 25. —Norm Crosby 26. —Kurt Vonnegut 27. —Carl Sagan 28. —Jean Rostand 29. —Lily Tomlin 30. —Richard Lewis 31. —Robert Wilensky 32. —Scott Adams 33. —Anon 34. 35. 36.
Love Quotes: The Wisest, Wittiest . . . and Most Cynical Having reviewed many 100s of quotations on the wonders--and woes--of romantic love , here are some that I think represent the very best. At the same time that many of the quotes below celebrate the many joys of romantic--almost fairy-tale--love, they typically also demonstrate great awareness of its transience, its maddening let-downs and instability. The most cynical quotations, which (I admit) are well-exemplified here, may perhaps have been written by those who loved--and lost. But win or lose, who could deny that romantic love is life's most spectacular adventure? When we're transported from living in 3-D to the awe-inspiring expansiveness of 4-D , unquestionably it's in the consciousness-altering intensity of being in love. All in all, I think most people (at least on reflection) would agree that the tender--or tumultuous--experience of loving was worth it. It's fascinating to me how many of the following quotes have a paradoxical flavor to them. Love makes the time pass.
The Egg The Egg By: Andy Weir You were on your way home when you died. It was a car accident. Nothing particularly remarkable, but fatal nonetheless. You left behind a wife and two children. And that’s when you met me. “What… what happened?” “You died,” I said, matter-of-factly. “There was a… a truck and it was skidding…” “Yup,” I said. “I… I died?” “Yup. You looked around. “More or less,” I said. “Are you god?” “Yup,” I replied. “My kids… my wife,” you said. “What about them?” “Will they be all right?” “That’s what I like to see,” I said. You looked at me with fascination. “Don’t worry,” I said. “Oh,” you said. “Neither,” I said. “Ah,” you said. “All religions are right in their own way,” I said. You followed along as we strode through the void. “Nowhere in particular,” I said. “So what’s the point, then?” “Not so!” I stopped walking and took you by the shoulders. “You’ve been in a human for the last 48 years, so you haven’t stretched out yet and felt the rest of your immense consciousness. “Oh lots.
Western Philosophy Friendship Necklace from String : How to Make Embroidery Floss Friendship Necklaces Love this website? Give us a "like" Make a Friendship Necklace or Friendship Bracelet Using a Dead Simple Technique This friendship necklace technique is really easy, and versatile too! You could easily use this same string technique to make a friendship bracelet, an embroidery thread anklet, or even to wrap your hair beautiful colored embroidery floss for a carefree summer look. What You Need: Embroidery floss or yarn in different colors Cotton twine or something similar to use as a base for wrappingScissorsCardboard bobbins or pieces of cardboardOptional: Brass nuts and washers Instructions How to Make a 2-Tone Necklace: Step 1: Take each of your chosen embroidery thread colors and wrap them each around its own piece of cardboard. Step 2: Cut a long piece of cotton twine or rope, and tie the two colored threads to the rope leaving at least 3 inches of slack. Step 3: Tape down the slack to a flat surface or safety pin it to something that will help keep it in place. More Friendship Ideas..
Underlined Book Quotes Become Clever Illustrations Bookworm or not, you can't help but enjoy these black and white illustrations of literary quotes by Evan Robertson. The New York-based graphic designer has taken some of the cleverest lines written by famous authors such as William Faulkner and Oscar Wilde and turned them into wonderful posters. These literature-inspired fine art illustrations are currently being sold on Etsy under the name Obvious State. Robertson would see a "little jewel of a sentence" and he'd underline it. Then, he would take those "snippets of text and ideas" and "let the words be a springboard for an illustration." As he told Huffington Post, "The illustrations incorporate and interact with the text and hopefully add up to something that engages the mind as much as the eye." Here are 12 of our favorites. Update: Check out more clever illustrations in Part II of this story. Obvious State on Etsy via [Quipsologies], [Huffington Post]
Collected Quotes from Albert Einstein [Note: This list of Einstein quotes was being forwarded around the Internet in e-mail, so I decided to put it on my web page. I'm afraid I can't vouch for its authenticity, tell you where it came from, who compiled the list, who Kevin Harris is, or anything like that. Still, the quotes are interesting and enlightening.] "Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. Copyright: Kevin Harris 1995 (may be freely distributed with this acknowledgement)
If you were the sky and I were the sea. by Duck If you were the skyThen I'd be the seaAnd when you shined brightIt would reflect in me.When you're at restThen I am steady.If you wanna get roughI'm always ready.Past closing at the barsIf you show me the starsI'll open right upAnd cast them out far.And on the darkest nightIf you won't shine a light.Then I'm silent alongside youUntil you feel right.We'll meet at the horizonWhere lovers will stareAnd wonder with passionWhy they can't meet there.And you'll share me a kissAs bright as two suns.When they meet in the middleI'll know the days done.And I can tell that's your way of saying to me.Goodnight my love.If you were the sky and I were the sea.
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