But then along comes a challenge where another blogger tags you, and you suddenly have a reason to write again!
I was nominated for this quotes challenge by Bev at Confuzzledom, who is a Brit working for a German company and living in Switzerland! She is a good writer, an avid reader, an accepter of challenges, and a talented cross-stitcher. We've never personally met, but we seem to have a fair bit in common, and I always enjoy her posts.
Here are the rules of the challenge:
- Thank the person who nominated you - Asante sana, Bev!
- Post a quote for three consecutive days (1 quote each day).
- Nominate three bloggers each day.
I love a good quote, and I am one of those who marks my books by underlining or putting an X in the margin near an especially good line. I also remember lines from movies, and M and I frequently drop a quote from a familiar film that fits the current situation or incident. Any time one of us drops something, out comes Braveheart: "Ye drlopped yer rock." (that's not a typo; I'm trying to capture the Scottish roll of the R) In darker moments, when one of us wonders aloud, "but what if...?" the other says, "Dann hamma koin Stress mehr," a paraphrase from Schuh des Manitu.
For today's quote I've gone with a line from a celtic song we both really like, "Come by the Hills."
|Photo credit: M (2010)|
The lyrics were written by Gordon Smith, and it's been performed by many singers and groups. I have found no version of it that I like better than the one I first heard - performed by Iain Thomson, Mull's Singing Shepherd, though his recording is not available online.
The photo I chose is one of our favorites from the Isle of Mull. And look, Bev! I sort of figured out (with some help from M) how to put a quote on a photo! :-)
My nominees for today, should they choose to accept, are:
- Adventures of La Mari
- Around the Wherever
- Living Curiously - a new young blogger who is having the adventure of a lifetime in South America (she is also the daughter of my exchange sister)!