S: "Courage Strengthens at a Wound" - Stewart Motto
BC: Created by Laura Stewart
FC: Families are the compass that guide us. They are the inspiration to reach great heights, and our comfort when we occasionally falter. -- Brad Henry | To my Parents with Love
1: To my wonderful and fantastic parents, Carol & Jamie: I hope you enjoy this collection of family portraits and inspirational quotations! Love, Laura, July 2011 | The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. -Eleanor Roosevelt
2: Thank you for always inspiring and encouraging me to reach new heights, and dream new dreams! | "Veni, Vidi, Vici"
4: "A family is a place where minds come in contact with one another. If these minds love one another, the home will be as beautiful as a flower garden. But if these minds get out of harmony with one other it is like a storm that plays havoc with the garden." - Buddha
7: I Love you Mom & Dad
8: "Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself." William Faulkner
9: We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give. Winston Churchill
10: Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right. Henry Ford | A variety of photos of David and Charlie
14: Charlie's graduation from pre-school
15: "There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it." Napoleon Hill
16: “A ship is safe in harbor, but that’s not what ships are for.” William Shedd | Mom on a sailboat in Lunenburg, and at the Sand Castles in PEI
17: What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us. Henry David Thoreau
18: Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart. -Confucius | Dad Scuba Diving, and on the "Rock" Nl.
20: “Wisdom is knowing what to do next, skill is knowing how to do it, and virtue is doing it.” David Starr | Supporting the white shades while in Malaysia, / on an elephant in Southern Thailand
21: “Limitations live only in our minds. But if we use our imaginations, our possibilities become limitless.” Jamie Paolinetti
22: Don't let what you can't do stop you from doing what you can do. John Wooden
23: Dad in a helicopter over the Grand Canyon, New Year’s 2010, and Mom in a snow fort built with Charlie
26: Some of my favourite places!
28: Notes and Favourite Quotations