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More of my collection

... more stuff that I've collected and loved over the years

by Betty Rossi

I've been cleaning out old pockets, notebooks and the bottoms of pocketbooks and love sharing what I've found.

I'll start with Mark Twain who said, The two most important days in your life are the day you were born and the day you figure out why.

Whenever I have a problem, I just sing and then I realize that my voice is worse than my problem.

I write because I don't know what I think until I read what I say.

A happy heart makes the face cheerful. Proverb 15:13

Once you lick the frosting off of a cupcake, it becomes a muffin...and muffins are healthy. You're welcome.

We live on a blue planet that circles around a ball of fire next to the moon that moves the sea and you don't believe in miracles?

Do it or don't. It's amazing how many things in life are that easy.

I am. Two of the most powerful words, for what you put after them shapes your reality.

Sometimes I'm slower than a herd of turtles stampeding though peanut butter.

I never run with scissors. Those last two words were unnecessary.

There is a superhero inside all of us. All we need is the courage to put on the cape.

Many people have eaten in my kitchen and gone on to lead healthy, normal lives.

When you have to make a tough decision, flip a coin, because when that coin is in the air, you suddenly know what you are hoping for.

Laughter is the fireworks of the soul.

The quieter you become, the more you are able to hear.

The three most important words you can say to yourself. Yes I Can.

If my body is ever found dead on a jogging trail, just know I was murdered elsewhere and dumped there.

You make my heart smile.

The next dog that I buy, I'm going to call "Five Miles", so that I can tell people that I walk "five miles" every day.

It has long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things. Leonardo Da Vinci

You may not like guns. That is your right. You may not believe in God. That is your choice. But if someone breaks into your home, the first two things that you are going to do is 1. Call someone with a gun and 2. Pray that they get there in time.

Forget about dancing like no one is watching. Dance like a toddler. They don't even care if there's music.

That moment you flex your foot wrong and it cramps, you think, "This is it. This is how it ends."

I'm not sure if I washed the spider down the drain in my shower or if he took one look at me naked and then leaped willingly to his death.

O.K. So what's the speed of dark?

May you live so old that your driving terrifies people.

When I find myself in times of trouble, Julie Andrews comes to me, speaking words of wisdom, do, re, mi.

When I was a kid....no, wait.  I still do that.

When you're down and feeling blue, and your eyelids start to droop, nothing feels quite as good as Grammy's chicken soup.

To laugh often and much. Win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children. To leave the world a better place. To know that even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. That is to have succeeded.

I intend to live forever. So far, so good.



March  3, 2017


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