:) -- Piper-Mom, Tue, January 30 2018, [ Post a Reply to this Message ][ Edit | View ] Replies: QOTD for Monday, January 29th -- Piper-Mom, Mon, January 29 2018, This quote is from Outlander, Chapter 19 The Waterhorse.
Copyright 1991 by Diana Gabaldon, all rights reserved. I was lucky enough to see Loch Ness with DH in 2006; it was a dark cloudy day when we drove north along the east shore.
" Hal stood restlessly twirling the club's terrestrial globe, looking elegant, urbane, and thoroughly indigestible. "There seem remarkably few of them among the pages of novels, by contrast to the maternal variety. She looked up at me, and suddenly she was my little girl again. (NT) -- Kathy in PA, Tue, February 06 2018, QOTD for Monday, February 5th, 2018 -- kgp, Mon, February 05 2018, The following quotation is from A Breath Of Snow And Ashes by Diana Gabaldon. The feeling that reality existed in another time, another place. “They take paupers and criminals from prisons, too.” Young Ian, who had evidently heard the exchange, if not understood it, took the opportunity to stop for a moment, wiping his brow as he leaned on his shovel.
“Well, see, there’s a problem about that,” she said. “I would lay the world at your feet, Claire – and I have nothing to give ye! [ Post a Reply to this Message ][ Edit | View ] Replies: In some ways, Claire had "the world" before, in Boston - a medical career, nice house, the comfort & security of modern conveniences, not to mention Bree, but she left it all to go back for just the chance to be with Jamie. (NT) -- Diana H, Thu, February 08 2018, QOTD for Wednesday, February 7, 2018 -- kgp, Tue, February 06 2018, The following quotation is from Drums of Autumn by Diana Gabaldon. It’s interesting to see things from Jamie’s perspective, most of it unbelievable that things will happen that way. Chapter 71: Black Pudding “I remembered what it was like, that feeling that one was living in an elaborate make-believe.
[ Post a Reply to this Message ][ Edit | View ] Replies: I've been ridiculously busy lately and have been among the missing. Coming to LOL each day is like a big tall glass of cold water on a scorching day. The rain seemed to have lasted forever, so that when a day finally dawned bright and fair, I squinted in the daylight like a newly emerged mole. An hour's ride from the village, she stopped near a small brook, overhung by willows.
I LOVE the big books, obviously, but I also really enjoy the others. Toward dawn, I dreamed of grassy meadows filled with butterflies.
I’m listening to the audible of “Seven Stones” right now, just finished “Virgins” & ready to start “Fugitive Green.” I’ve read them all but enjoy listening too. Yellow, brown, white, and orange, they swirled around me like autumn leaves, lighting on my head and shoulders, sliding down my body like rain, the tiny feet tickling on my skin and the velvet wings beating like faint echoes of my own heart.
Every day I say I'm making the time to sit and read LOL and every night by the time I sit down I'm a blithering idiot. There are so many loving moments between Claire and Jamie, but sometimes these simple words of Jamie to Claire are absolutely so Romantic (NT) -- Lisa W, Wed, January 31 2018, QOTD for Tuesday, January 30 -- Piper-Mom, Tue, January 30 2018, (Today is my daughter-in-law's birthday... The globules of dried sap on the papery bark looked like frozen drops of blood, the deep crimson refulgent with trapped sunlight.
You all would call 911 and send them to get me and lock me up! So tonight I told myself No excuses and YIPPEEE KIYIAYYYYY... David's already asleep downstairs after a really long yucky day so I just don't have the heart to wake him up. (Refulgent = adjective shining brightly; radiant; gleaming) [ Post a Reply to this Message ][ Edit | View ] Replies: I’ve seen those globules of sap but never knew they were refulgent.