Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Blog break over!

1-11-11... ! Do numbers have significance? I don't know how magical or mystical these numbers are, but I do know that a string of 1's seem to be urging me to think about how small the number 1 is, and how powerful it can be.

We croon over baby's first step or first tooth and first birthday.

Neil Armstrong, in 1969 stepped out onto the surface of our moon and said "That's one small step for man... one giant leap for mankind".

Eating one less bite of what is on the dinner plate, resisting one ice cream cone or cookie, over time will result in significant weight loss.

Exercising one extra hour or day each week will make us healthier and more fit.

John F. Kennedy, our 35th President said  “One person can make a difference and every person should try.” One person killed him.

Fairy tales always begin with "Once upon a time..." and Sleeping Beauty sang "One day my prince will come..."

When we were kids, we each had one pair of school shoes, one pair of play shoes and one pair of shoes for Sunday School.

Insomniacs yearn for just one good night's sleep. Some things don't matter much "one way or the other".

We're encouraged to love one another, and many of us have one special one we love more than any other.

So on 1-11-11, this writer intends to start making one blog entry each week, one relating to gardening, one relating to food, one relating to family and community and one miscellaneous wild card each month for one whole year.

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