Thursday, February 2, 2012

Dragon-Seeker, Bent on Improbable Rescue

Certain is it that there is no kind of affection so purely angelic as of a father to a daughter. In love to our wives there is desire; to our sons, ambition; but to our daughters there is something which there are no words to express.  ~ Joseph Addison
The thing to remember about fathers is, they're men. A girl has to keep it in mind: They are dragon-seekers, bent on improbable rescues. Scratch any father, you find someone chock-full of qualms and romantic terrors, believing change is a threat - like your first shoes with heels on, like your first bicycle it took such months to get.  -Phyllis McGinley
It is the nature of babies to be in bliss. - Deepak Chopra
"A child is a curly, dimpled lunatic."  ~  Ralph Waldo Emerson
Sometimes the poorest man leaves his children the richest inheritance.  ~Ruth E. Renkel
Angella Lister said...

such joy!

Ms. Moon said...

God I wish I'd had a daddy.
The one damn good thing I did in this lifetime was to give my kids a good one. I swear. You have done the same.
This was beautiful, Maggie May. Just beautiful.

January Dawn said...

Thank you for the heart smiles. She's one very lucky little girl.

Petit fleur said...

Curly dimpled lunatic! YES!!!

Ever and Mr. Curry are irresistibly adorable. But, you know that.

xo

shrink on the couch said...

What a CUTIE!! Makes me almost look forward to becoming a grandma. And that is saying something!

Hannercymraes said...

Hey Maggie, your blog is beautiful! I just nominated you for a Versatile Blogger Award. If you are interested, pop on over to my blogs and check out the terms and conditions.

Robin said...

I love your blog!

Annie said...

These pictures and quotes made me smile. Thank you for posting them. Ever is beautiful, and so is her daddy's love for her!

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