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Friday, July 23, 2010

happy birthday mom!!


This is my sweet mama. She is an amazing woman. She is a pilot too! (the best, I might add) I made her this lovely ripple blanket. Oh how we all loved it and Dylan is already telling me that he may have to have a second crochet blanket similar to this one before he goes off to college. (music to my ears really)
I made this out of my stash mostly with some good will finds in between, so no choosing colors but just crazily using the blues I had with some whites..ooo it was so fun! It turned out to be quite large as well.
Do you see that cake up there? My hubby bought that for my mom, we have been staying there this weekend as we lost our power then she lost some sewer power due to the large influx of people to her old, old house..please pray for that one..wow, anywho, that is the VERY large cake he bought! Yikes! AND..he ended up getting those never blow out candles..what a hoot. It was beautiful though and quite tasty.
We love you mom/grandma!

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Why MAGNANIMOUS?

Noah Webster's 1828 Dictionary of the American Language defines Magnanimity as such:
MAGNANIM'ITY, n. [L. magnanimitas; magnus, great, and animus, mind.] Greatness of mind; that elevation or dignity of soul, which encounters danger and trouble with tranquillity and firmness, which raises the possessor above revenge, and makes him delight in acts of benevolence, which makes him disdain injustice and meanness, and prompts him to sacrifice personal ease, interest and safety for the accomplishment of useful and noble objects.