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9/16/10

Friday Fragments and Fotos

Johnny Appleseed's Birthday is September 26th!  (He would be 236.)




This week, I was so happy to learn that there is so much love for vintage Pyrex 
dishes.  I have a huge collection that I dearly love, and when I posted a pic of a set of 
my bowls, I got a ton of sweet comments and emails!  Love it.




Do you know the book Stellaluna?  It is so incredibly sweet.  (We also dearly 
love Crickwing by the same author, Janell Cannon.)  And, Sam's class recently 
paid homage to sweet, sweet Stellaluna.  It warmed my heart, so I thought I would 
share his work...


"Stellaluna hung frum her fums insted of her feet."




"How can we be so different and feel so much alike?" one asks. "And how can we
feel so different and be so much alike?" asks another. "I agree," Stellaluna responds.
"But we're friends. And that's a fact."





I pray your post-9/11 week was blessed.  See more fragments HERE.

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18 comments:

Seizing My Day said...

I love his Stellaluna art!! We love that book too... though we are getting too old for it now! ;)

Dysfunctional Mom said...

I LOVE Stellaluna.
And your Pyrex. ;o)

Jene said...

Beautiful art. I'm not familiar with that book, but I'll have to check it out.

I might have to join in on the alphabet photo challenge. Sounds like great fun!

Have a great weekend!

brainella said...

I think the vintage Pyrex has so much more personality than the stuff they make now. Love the bowls.

Ashley Sisk said...

I'm not familiar with that book...but I don't have kids - that's my excuse. Or maybe I remember it from when I was a child.

He & Me + 3 said...

you have a great artist on your hands. Wow I love that picture and I love that story.
used to love teaching the kids about Johnny Appleseed when I taught kindergarten.
Thanks for the recipe too. Sounds great.

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The Crazy Coxes said...

I love Stellaluna and the picture is precious!
Your fall pictures are beautiful!
Have a great weekend!

Donna said...

Thanks for visiting my blog! I like yours, it's nice here, and I'll be back. I have a son named Sam too. I've seen that book "Stellaluna" and now I'd definitely like to get it. Have a nice weekend!

Karen and Gerard said...

Yea for Pyrex! Happy birthday to Johnny Appleseed!

Stopping by from Friday Fragments.

Alicia said...

Awww..I love the drawing! So cute!!

Sorta Southern Single Mom said...

Oh I miss apple picking... it's one of the things I miss about living up north. When I was pregnant with The Boy Child, I was sent home for work due to high blood pressure and stubbornly insisted on stopping by the apple orchard on the way home... I was planning on it and that little baby wasn't going to stop me!

LisaShaw said...

aww, "friends and that's a fact" indeed!

Love Sam's heart-art work (smile)!

Love ya!

Kirby3131 said...

My niece is named Stella, so that book has made it into her personal library. I don't think I've read it though. Johnny Appleseed has been around for over 200 years. That's a lot of apples!

Kristin - The Goat

AJ said...

I don't know the book, but the pictures are great! I also like your first one.

thepunkrockmom said...

Hi! I found your blog through the Paper Mama and I'm so glad I did! Your pix are flipping amazing! Gorgeous!

I am having a photo challenge over at my blog, and I would love if you could stop by and check it out! And hopefully enter it if you can!
http://thepunkrockmom.blogspot.com/2010/09/new-photo-challenge.html

<3MaryAnne

Inger-M said...

The apples look delicious! :-)

Nicolle said...

You know I love pyrex! :)

love that quote too. very sweet. glad we are friends!