Sunday, July 6, 2008

We Interrupt This Regularly Scheduled Program For This Important Message

"Nash"ville is in Nashville for a visit with the Tennessee family. We're having a blast! What's not to love about food and family!? I hope to have some pics of the parade to share when I get home. See you then!
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And now a word from our sponsors:

The family. We were a strange little band of characters trudging through life sharing diseases and toothpaste, coveting one another's desserts, hiding shampoo, borrowing money, locking each other out of our rooms, inflicting pain and kissing to heal it in the same instant, loving, laughing, defending, and trying to figure out the common thread that bound us all together. ~Erma Bombeck

Families are like fudge - mostly sweet with a few nuts. ~Author Unknown

Family: A social unit where the father is concerned with parking space, the children with outer space, and the mother with closet space. ~Evan Esar

The happiest moments of my life have been the few which I have passed at home in the bosom of my family. ~Thomas Jefferson

The family - that dear octopus from whose tentacles we never quite escape, nor, in our inmost hearts, ever quite wish to. ~Dodie Smith

The informality of family life is a blessed condition that allows us to become our best while looking our worst. ~Marge Kennedy


Blessings to you!

18 comments:

Jan said...

Loved this about the family. Thank you so very much. The family is so good to be supported.

Carolee said...

What a wonderful post! Hope you're having a great time....

~ Carolee

Suzanne said...

Families are usually a mish-mosh. I like the Erma quote the best.

Hey, have a happy time. I love Nashville. Visit Andrew Jackson's home, it's a step back in time. (Although I'm not a big fan of someone who was avowed to killing all my Seminole ancestors.)

- Suzanne, the Farmer's Wife

Thimbleanna said...

Have a great time in Nashville! We'll be there too in just two weeks when we return our baby to school. Such a fun, fun city!

Designs by CK said...

Hey Cathy ~ FUNNY post and enjoy your family outing!!! :)

Chris

Joy at Cupids Charm said...

Loved the quotes about family! So true! Hope you enjoy your vacation. ~ xo ~ Joy

Rebecca Ramsey said...

What a fun post. I'll never look at fudge the same way again! So true!
Becky

Alias Liz Jones said...

Hope that you had a wonderful time in Nashville. Hope that you had a chance to visit the Stage on Broadway. Some great talent there.
Loved your quotes and love your artwork.

Julie said...

About my extended family:
"families are like fudge" fits best. Actually we're more like a Payday bar....WAAAAY more nuts than sweet!

About my family now:
Thomas Jefferson said it best!

Enjoy yours, Cathy!
Blessings,
Julie

Doreen said...

Have a wonderfulf time visiting family!!!! Can't wait to hear of your adventures when you return!!!!

Love your family quotes...all so very true.

Hugs,
Doreen

Lorraine said...

Hope you're having a wonderful time!!! Will be waiting anxiously for some stories and pics!!
Love all the family quotes!!

Connie said...

Ain't it th' truth, chickie!!!! I'm so glad I'm not on national tv; I'd scare them to death in the morning before I brushed my hair, toots!! Hoooooeeeeee....
Smoochies,
Connie

Tipper said...

Have a ton of fun!!

Ginger said...

Love quotes:family life is a blessed condition that allows us to become our best while looking our worst. ~Marge Kennedy
She hit it on the head when saying writting this.Love your blog i come here to relax and see all the prettys.Like to know where you get all your supplus. hugs ginger

Pam said...

I hope you have a wonderful time!!

Jeannene said...

Blessings to you Cathy and hope you are having a fabulous time.

"There NOTHING...I mean NOTHING like FAMILY!!"

Have a lovely time...

XOXO~Jeannene

Lea of Farmhouse*Blessings said...

So glad you're having a good time!

Your quotes are wonderful, however, I think our branch of the family tree is mostly nuts.

Smiles,
Lea

claudia said...

Hi Cathy,
Nothing is more important than our famillies! Hope you are enjoying yours all to pieces!