Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Week 52: Mae West

“You’re never too old to become younger.”

—Mae West
American actress, playwright and screenwriter

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Week 51: Elizabeth Gilbert

“There is hardly a more gracious gift that we can
offer somebody than to accept them fully, to love
them almost despite themselves.”

—Elizabeth Gilbert
Journalist and Author of
“Eat, Pray, Love”

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Week 50: Minnie Pearl

“The doctor must have put my pacemaker in wrong. Every time my husband kisses me, the garage door goes up.”

—Minnie Pearl
Sarah Ophelia Colley Cannon
Country Comedian
The Sarah Cannon Cancer Center
was named in her honor

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Week 49: Judith Jones

“If you like good food, why not honor yourself enough to make a pleasing meal and relish every mouthful?”

—Judith Jones

Senior Editor and Vice President
at Alfred A. Knopf; published
Julia Child’s first book and
remained her editor ever after

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Week 48: Anne Lamott

“We begin to find and become ourselves when we notice how we are already found, already truly, entirely, wildly, messily, marvelously who we were born to be.”
—Anne Lamott

Author of novels and works of non-fiction,
acclaimed public speaker and writing teacher often referred to as the
“People’s Author”