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  1. Trees

    February 19, 2014 by quirkyowl


    Aged trees are Nature’s historians, bearing witness to events of the past and days gone by


  2. Cupid (Latin ‘Cupido’, meaning desire)

    February 14, 2014 by quirkyowl


    In Roman mythology, Cupid* was the god of love and affection; he was the son of Venus**, goddess of love, beauty and fertility


    Cupid is often depicted shooting a bow, inspiring romantic love on Valentine’s Day

    Quirky notes

    *Eros is Cupid’s counterpart in Greek mythology

    **Aphrodite is Venus’ counterpart in Greek mythology

  3. Snow

    February 13, 2014 by quirkyowl


    Expecting yet another snowstorm…just wondering, why don’t employees get snow days?

  4. Regifting

    February 5, 2014 by quirkyowl


    A different (my) take on regifting

    Regifting is acceptable when the recipient knows that the gift was originally given to you by someone else

  5. Infinite

    February 3, 2014 by quirkyowl


    Amazing how the infinite, vastness of space resembles the majestic, magnificence of the ocean

  6. Snow

    February 2, 2014 by quirkyowl


    It is said that each snowflake is unique and different, no two are alike.

    As the snow falls, a soft, white blanket covers the landscape; Nature as an artist preparing a new canvas

  7. Chinese New Year

    January 31, 2014 by quirkyowl



    It’s the year of the Horse, part of a 12-year-cycle of animals that make up the Chinese zodiac.

    The Chinese year 4712 begins today, Jan. 31, 2014.

    Good health, good food, much luck and happiness to all who are celebrating!

  8. It’s the little things

    January 25, 2014 by quirkyowl


    Costs nothing, worth lots —





    Quirky Owl’s ‘whoo‘s whoo :

    On this day January 25, 1759 — Scottish poet Robert (Robbie) Burns was born

  9. When the winter wind blows

    January 23, 2014 by quirkyowl


    On this inhumanely bitter cold day,  the wind whipped mercilessly, slapping my face with the stinging burn of hot chili peppers.

  10. The Mighty Oak

    January 22, 2014 by quirkyowl


    Great things come from small beginnings…marvel at how a mighty oak tree emerges from a humble acorn


    Quirky note – An oak tree must be at least 20 years old before it can start producing acorns