Bachelor Buttons in cutting garden.

Like the idea of an old fashioned sunny cutting garden in front of the picket fence - bachelor's buttons, zinnia, cosmos, sweet peas.

I will always remember the first and last line that pulled  my in " When I stepped out into the bright sunlight from the darkness of the movie theater there were only two things on my mind, Paul Newman and a ride home."

Stay Gold, Ponyboy: A Guide to The Outsiders - How to use thematic focus, social context, and creative visuals to teach S.

alas, the first line reads, "It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife." A very humorous, insightful classic, full of clever as well as foolish characters and those with true wisdom and depth, end up deeply happy. :)

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Out of Africa - Best Movie Ever and I love the first line: I had a farm in Africa.

Out Of Africa. Director: Sydney Pollack Writers: Karen Blixen (book), Judith Thurman (book), and 2 more credits & Stars: Meryl Streep, Robert Redford and Klaus Maria Brandauer. Very long movie but good to watch on a rainy day.

Madeline (1939). Ludwig Bemelmans (1898-1962. He was an essayist, humorist, novelist, artist and an author of books for children. New York: Simon and Schuster. First edition. Original dust jacket. “...Lived twelve little girls in two straight lines / In two straight lines they broke their bread / And brushed their teeth and went to bed. / They left the house at half past nine / In two straight lines in rain or shine- / The smallest one was Madeline.” ― Ludwig Bemelmans, Madeline

Madeline series by Ludwig Bemelmans - The best childrens books "In a small house in Paris that was covered with vines, lived twelve little girls in two straight lines.

One Hundred Years of Solitude - Gabriel Garcia Marquez--This is the first novel that I fell in love with. I read it one summer in high school and highlighted my favorite passages. By the end of the book, it was almost completely filled with little blue lines and my hand-written exclamations of joy.

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A Tale of Two Cities (Back) | Jim Tierney  It was the best of times, it was the worst of times...

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Charlotte Brontë Jane Eyre (1847) “There was no possibility of taking a walk that day.” The polar opposite to Austen and Dickens, this line plunges the reader into the narrative, but in a low-key tone of disappointed expectations that captures Jane Eyre’s dismal circumstances. Brontë nails Jane’s hopeless prospects in 10 words. At the same time, the reader can hardly resist turning the first page. There’s also the intriguing contrast in tone with her sister Emily, who opens Wuthering Heights…

Author: Charlotte Bronte, sister to Anne and Emily Bronte, wrote the short story 'The colourful tale of murder and madness' in 1830