March 25, 2014

Happiness is a Pinwheel

Pinwheel Star quilt block - copyright W. Russell,
Pinwheel Star
When I was a child and off on a family outing to the fair, it always made me happy when I got a pinwheel. Just seeing it spin in the wind, and flipping through its colours was enchanting for me, since I have always been a lover of colour.

Pinwheels are also a favourite of quilters. Even though the word "pinwheel" does not always appear in the quilt block name, you will see their shapes frequently.  One of my favourites is the Pinwheel Star quilt block.

Happiness quotes  for today

...(And doesn't Albert Einstein's picture just make you smile?)
Albert Einstein - one happy guy
Albert Einstein
"If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things."
~ Albert Einstein

"Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a few drops on yourself."
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Nobody can be uncheered with a balloon."
~ Winnie the Pooh

"Did you ever see an unhappy horse? Did you ever see a bird that had the blues? One reason why birds and horses are not unhappy is because they are not trying to impress other birds and horses."
~ Dale Carnegie

More Happiness Quotes...

Pinwheel Star quilt block image © W. Russell,
Albert Einstein photo - public domain

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