Friday, January 15, 2016

Mid-January Friday

Hello everyone!  A very warm welcome to you all! The videos I have selected for this post are:

Montreal Food Markets

Crickets Chirping Slowed Down 800%

How to Make a Watermelon Cake

Ministry of Silly Walks (Monty Python)

For the following, I am providing the link sources beneath each photo.  You just need to click on the images to see a larger view.

Keep doing the best you can.  One foot in front of the other, one minute after another.

Don't be bullied by your own thoughts.

Light is easy to love.  I want to know your darkness.

Everything's going to be okay.  It won't hurt this badly forever.  You will get through this.  You will feel happy again.  Please be gentle with yourself.  Find reasons to be happy every day.  Again, everything's going to be okay.

Prayer is the road to Heaven, but Faith opens the door.

There are two types of people in the world:  people who think the government is looking out for their best interest and people who think. - Nathan Fraser

Sometimes someone says something really small and it just fits right into this empty place in your heart.

Find joy in everything you choose to do.  Every job, relationship,'s your responsibility to love it or change it. - Chuck Palahniuk

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. - Anne Frank

Honesty has a power that very few people can handle.

You are responsible for the energy you bring in the room. - Iyanla Vanzant

Ignorant people are more likely to believe they're brilliant, while intelligent people underestimate their abilities.

Keep your heart filled with gratitude for all you have today...there's so much to be thankful for!

A puppy mill dog's dream...I wish I may, I wish I might, set them all free by Christmas night!

Thank you all so much for visiting me here!  I always appreciate and enjoy reading your kind thoughts, which you are always welcome to share!


  1. Anonymous12:11 AM

    J'adore cette publication !

    Bonne journée Linda


  2. Honesty has a power that very few people can handle - I like this. Have a happy weekend, Linda!

  3. i love the idea of food markets where we can get a lot of fresh and interesting food items, prepared with heart and originality ;)

  4. Indeed it is mid-January now. Time really flies.

    Happy weekend Linda.

  5. Good morning Linda
    Your pictures with beautiful quotations like me repeatedly.
    I am happy to visit your site - is incredibly intense.

  6. Like usual, a worm and peaceful post. Thank you, Linda!

    Have a good day! ☺

  7. une intéressabte citation de Anne Frank Linda


  8. Hello Linda!:)I would love to visit the Montreal market and taste the apple cider and try some of the market's wares.The funny walk vídeo (although I have seen it before) always makes me smile, but the star attraction for me today is the chirping crickets vídeo. At one point I could have sworn I was listening to an owl, and then the wind through the trees. It was just amazing. Thank you Linda!:)
    Enjoy your weekend!:)

  9. If only every dog could have a home on Christmas night.

    That's why I got my dog fixed, the world does not have a shortage of dogs, just a shortage of adopters

  10. Those food markets are really amazing. Thanks for your shares and have a great weekend.

    Mersad Donko Photography

  11. Excelente.
    Um abraço e bom fim de semana.

  12. That ignorant one I believe to be true..

  13. Anonymous4:45 AM

    Monty Python was fun Linda, it has been some time ago.

  14. Love the Monty Python. Always good for a laugh. :D

  15. Good quotes, Linda !

  16. Anonymous6:22 AM

    Hi dear Linda! So sorry I heven't been visiting your blog in a while. I've been caught up in work and such. Hope all is well with you. As usual this post brightened up my day. My favorite quote was the last one about the puppy mill. What terrible places for those little pups :-( so sad. I too wish them all free!! Have a great weekend :-)

  17. je te souhaite une belle journée , ici ciel de plombs et chute de neige fondante , elle ne tient pas encore au sol ce qui transforme la ville en mare aux canards géantes , s'il gèle cette nuit ça fera une super patinoire

    dans les Ardennes la neige là-bas tient , y'a même des congères .... et dire qu'on avait encore des roses en fleurs

    je suis heureuse de chauffer au bois :)

    bisous et douce fin de semaine

  18. Good morning, thanks for sharing the videos and all the wonderful quotes. Happy Friday, enjoy your weekend!

  19. Bonjour Linda,
    J'adore les marchés à Montréal!!

    Gros bisous et bon week end


  20. Okay, that watermelon cake video is freaking me out!

  21. Un petit coucou du vendredi ! c'est cool demain c'est le weekend ! youpi

  22. The Ministry of Silly Walks is one of my favourite Python sketches!

  23. The Silly Walks. Bwahahahahahahahaha.

    Have a fabulous day Linda. ☺

  24. We're called into accountability with Nathan Fraser's quote! I like the one also about choosing what kind of energy I bring into the room!

    Wishing you a great day and happy weekend, Linda. Thank you for cheering me on!

  25. I think I would like your Canadian markets a lot; and I've always enjoyed Monty Python! Another great set of posters.

    Hope you have a wonderful and relaxing weekend!

  26. Those crickets sound eerie! I keep crickets for our pet salamander but they've never sounded like that ;) Monty Python is always good for a laugh, thanks.

  27. As always, dear Linda, you have the most wonderful mix of beautiful, silly and sublime. We rescued a puppy mill puppy and it was hard. He had so many issues in the beginning but we loved almost all of the fear out of him.

  28. Good morning Linda. Once again you choose some great videos and quotes. Have a blessed day and a wonderful weekend. Madeline

  29. Thank you for my daily dose of smiles Linda ;)

  30. Kiitos Linda Terveisia Halauksiin !

  31. I didn't know the character of Monty Python and I've laughed such a lot watching his video :D !!!
    When Hubby is coming back home I have to remember to make him watch it, I'm sure he'll enjoy it very much !
    Thank you once more for the amusement you always present me, darling Linda, have e blessed end of your week,
    sending much love to you

  32. Such great mottos as always, Linda:) And you can't go wrong with Monty Python:D

    Have a fab weekend.

  33. Monty Python always makes me laugh! Thanks for the video.

  34. The Silly Walks! That was hilarious!

    My cat did *not* like the cricket chirping. His ears perked up and he got that crazed look in his eyes.

  35. "Sometimes someone says something really small and it just fits right into this empty place in your heart." ... I like that a lot ... to tears, friend L ... thank U ... u r so precious 2 me ... Love, cat.

  36. Merci pour cette belle douceur Linda! Bise et bonne journée toute douce!

  37. Silly walks! Also enjoyed: Sometimes someone says something really small and it just fits right into this empty place in your heart. and Don't be bullied by your own thoughts. Thanks Linda :)

  38. It is nice to visit your lovely blog once again. i had forgotten how nice it is and how much I enjoyed reading everything. I hope I'm back now, but won't promise anything for sure.

  39. Good morning Linda.

    Time sure fly fast. In a blink of an eye, half January gone.

    Cant say that this half month have been good. Too many death...David Bowie...alan... Celine Dion's husband... Indonesia bombming...Hopefully the rest of the year will be better.

  40. Well on my country I´m one of those that think. I need fill my heart with gratitude darling. Lovely and powerful psot like always.

  41. Wow thank you for the awesome quotes! I had to read every one, they just drew me in and caught me!
    ..And that cricket is still ringing in my ears... Incredible!

  42. "Don't be bullied by your own thoughts" is SO powerful, isn't it?
    I really do believe that the worst bullies we will ever face are the ones inside our own heads!
    Brilliant!! :)

  43. I love this so much, Linda. I'm going to share it with my friends. ^.^

    "There are two types of people in the world: people who think the government is looking out for their best interest and people who think. - Nathan Fraser"

  44. Happy Saturday Linda... I hope it'stays not storming there too much... we'really having a fair amount of snow tonight.

    I like that quote about getting out of our own heads. .. xoxo ♡♡♡


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