Tuesday, February 17, 2009

NOT-SO-WORDLESS WEDNESDAY-BOOKS



I hope I don't get banned from Wordless Wednesday by changing it a little for my blog. Now ya'll know that there is no way I could do a wordless post! Wordless Wednesday is sponsored by Dixie at French Lique, Texas. Be sure you go to her blog to link to all of the other fantastic Wordless Wednesday posts. Dixie is so great at picking topics. Today's topic is books, and I am showing two of my mother's childhood books. When I started posting some illustrations from these books, some of them reminded me of some blogs I visit.



"Humpty Dumpty" (1905)



"The Rejuvenation of Mama and Papa Goose" (1916)



Christine's Home and Travel Adventures




Gloria at Happy To Be finally holding her new great granddaughter



Designs by Gollum



Life At Ann's Place



Delusions of Grandeur



Notesongs


My Secret Garden


Weekend Cook


Confessions of a Plate Addict



Something About Running



The Painted Garden



Salmagundi



The Artist



Our Adventures With Tassie


There's An Angel on My Front Porch


Lady Katherine Tea Parlor

and

Etiquette With Miss Janice

Dawnie's Life If By The Sea


Thank you so much for coming by for my "Not-So-Wordless Wednesday". Be sure to go to French Lique, Texas to get links to the real Wordless Wednesday postings (Well, you don't actually have to go to Texas, just click here, and go to Dixie's blog).

43 comments:

Cynthia said...

Laurie,
You are so clever! I love this Not so Wordless Wednesday Post. (LOL) Those books are such a treasure. Cindy

debbie said...

HAPPY WORDLESS WEDNESDAY LAURIE,
YOU ARE SO TALENTED...
WHEN ARE YOU GOING TO START YOUR OWN TALK SHOW??????
YOU WOULD BE GREAT AT THAT...AND I WANTED TO THANK YOU FOR ALWAYS BEING SO BUBBLY...SO PLEASANT TO BE AROUND
BLESSINGS
HUGS
debbie

mbkatc230 said...

What a fun post! I love those vintage books, how neat that you still have them. And your captions are perfect! Thanks for the big grin this morning. Kathy

Miss Laura Lu/RMS4291960 said...

Good Mornin' Laurie! Girlfriend, do you ever sleep?! I can just see you at 1:30 in the morning arranging these books and taking pictures while the DH is snorin' away! But I'm glad you did cause I certainly enjoyed them this morning! I'm up early because my DH is heading out of town on business early this morning. Laurie, I just want to tell you how much I enjoy your blog! You are so funny and sweet! God Bless you today! Lauralu :)

Stacey said...

You are so smart!

Heidi Pocketbook said...

Wow, what a creative post. It is just so cool ☺

Have a great Wednesday!

xinex said...

Cool, Laurie! Love your post and how wonderful for you to have your mother's childhood books. You have so many family treasures. Thanks for you remembering me on one of the books....Christine

Bo said...

Hi Laurie...I love your sense of humor! You find joy in the most everyday things and then are sweet enough to share it with all of us.
Thank you dear lady! ;-) Bo

Dixie said...

Laurie... I guess sometimes words just must be spoken... even on Wordless Wednesday... Loved the post... and you were right on with your pics/blog names... but what!? No French Lique??? How could that be! LOL (actually, I can't imagine!)

thanks for joining in (almost) Wordless Wednesday! blessings. Dixie

prof en retraite said...

Oh Laurie...You are such a hoot! I don't know how in the world you think up all the things that you do!! lol I'm sure no one minds changing the rules a little! And thanks for thinking of me! Happy Wednesday!!...Debbie
PS...Your mom's books are wonderful!

Leah said...

I'm sure you treasure those books. :)

fitty's pinky rose cottage said...

cute post! happy wednesday!

ann said...

You are sooo right.It does look like all of us.Thanks for thinking of me dear friend....Ann

xashee's corner said...

How GREAT are those illustrations!! Thank you so much for sharing those old books AND for your visit and SWEET comment too! :) Have a WONDERFUL Wednesday!

Chris said...

Now that was cute, LOL

Hugs,
Chris

Smilingsal said...

I could never do a wordless post either.

marty39 said...

Laurie, this is just the most perfect not so wordless wed. I love your mom's books and then you so captured the essence of so many other sweet bloggers. Great fun. Hugs, Marty

ellen b. said...

I love children's books especially the illustrations and these are all so fabulous!

Neabear said...

You did a great job putting this together. Awesome!

squawmama said...

Laurie that was the cutest wordless Wednesday ever... And thanks for including me in your line-up... I loved all those old pictures... What great fun.
Love YA

(((HUGS)))
Donna

Raggedy Girl said...

Cute post!

Happy Wordless Wednesday
from Roberta Anne

Anne Fannie said...

Hi Laurie
Very cute post! We needed a little words to read this morning!
~Ann

Helen said...

You chose the perfect bloggers for each of the wonderful images ... thank you for the day brightener!!!

carolinajewel said...

I love old books. Thanks for sharing those illustrations! :D Jewel

Ginger said...

This was just precious! I can't do wordless anything, either, girl, so I guess we will just have to be misbehavin' together!

salmagundi said...

How clever you are!! You pictured me to a T. I like nothing better than to sit in my chair and read!! Your posts always cheer me up - don't ever be wordless, please. Sally

Kim Chalfant said...

Love the pages from the books. Loved how they made you think of other bloggers. Too cute!!!

Kristens Creations said...

Hi Laurie, What a great post! So creative!

Thanks for your prayers on my tooth. You know what! It's feeling better. I could actually function today without pain! Praise the Lord! Kristen

momma said...

i had a hard time being wordless, so i copied my pictures and have another post scheduled for later this week with all the comments i wanted to make :)

Nancy said...

What treasures you have...and what a great way to do a post! Blessings, Nancy

Ginger said...

Laurie, that was the cutest post!!!
How you think up all this, I don't know, but it's great.
Ginger

Kathysue said...

that was great,you always amaze and entertain.kathysue

Candy said...

What great old treasures, thanks for sharing. I very much enjoyed the show.
Candy

Gollum said...

This was brilliant, Laurie. I loved the picture of the nurse.
Do you have electricity?

Donna@designson47thstreet said...

There is truly something about vintage books that just grabs at my heartstrings. Love what you showed (and talked about! LOL!)

Donna

~CC Catherine said...

Hey Laurie, I think you did fabulous for Wordless Wednesday, even if you did have a few letters to the pics! ;))) I actually thought it was QUITE CREATIVE! ;) ~CC Catherine

Envoy-ette said...

Heehee! You are gifted!

Shelia said...

Oh, Laurie! Oh cute was this! I loved it and thank you for including me! I feel so special! You're a doll!
be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

tardevil said...

I know you'll treasure those books forever! I love the photos, and how clever of you to match them up to the various blogs! :O)

roy/elisabeth dean said...

The books are such treasures and the pictures are PERFECT! Soooooo smart and sassy of you!
Thank you for adding my husband Roy to your prayer list....we need our prayer warriors and appreciate every one of you!
Take care, I loved your post and especially the fact that you couldn't be wordless anymore than I! ♥ Lilly

playsdolls said...

Wonderfully cute Wordless Wednesday post Laurie and you captured Lady Katherine and Miss Janice prefectly.

Anonymous said...

Loved those vintage books..and how you cleverly and creatively linked them...there is something so mesmerizing about those old graphics..I just want to frame every page..don't you? However, where would we hang them, Laurie Eve? Ha-Ha. Good post.
Susan Eloise

Glenda said...

I sometimes think I would like just a peek inside your brain, for just a second, to see how genius looks while it is working. Then again, best to just enjoy the fruits of the labor.

You nailed everyone that I knew perfectly. It must have taken quite a long time to assemble this post, so thank you for your time. I can't begin to tell you how much I enjoyed it.