Imagine

December 18, 2010 marked the date of the first LadyBudd post.  It was short, and simply welcomed one and all to my Photo Blog! I have over 10,000 photos – some good, some not so good and some really not so good.  I enjoy photography, especially the automatically point and snap, because it captures the…

Friendships with Commas

A long-time friend once said to me, “We have a friendship, with commas.” “What does that mean?” I asked. “It means that, no matter how much time has passed, we pick up our conversation where we left off. There are no “periods” in our friendship timeline.” This memory floated into my thoughts as I was…

Follow in Their Footsteps

There is a time when you must let go…when memories will give strength…and tears courage.  Friendship endures. “Your lost friends are not dead, but gone before, advanced a stage or two upon that road which you must travel in the steps they trod.” Aristophanes (448 – 380 BC) Greece

Grateful for Happiness

Today, I want to say thank you to my friends who gave me the gift of happiness…you are the gardeners of my heart… “Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. “ Marcel Proust 

A Friend or My Shadow

I am always willing to point out my faults, my shortcomings and my failures. But when someone else points out my faults, my shortcomings and my failures – well, that is a different matter altogether. Friendship is about candid and open debate.  That’s what makes it exciting and moving forward…. “I don’t need a friend…

A Merrier World

“If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.” J. R. R. Tolkien  I cannot eat hoarded gold so give me food, cheer and song…and a cup of hot tea on a cool autumn day!