Tuesday, December 29, 2009



Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Sunday, November 8, 2009

Buddha again, again
Never apologize for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologize for the truth. ~Benjamin Disraeli

Monday, November 2, 2009

Dick Biondi
Those who bring sunshine to the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves. ~James Matthew Barrie

Monday, September 21, 2009

Sun kissed
Kisses are better fate than wisdom. ~e.e. cummings

No spring nor summer beauty hath such grace
As I have seen in one autumnal face.
~John Donne

Saturday, September 5, 2009

Red Hot
Color is sensibility in material form, matter in its primordial state. ~Yves Klein

The Healer
The world can only be grasped by action, not contemplation. The hand is the cutting edge of the mind. ~Diane Arbus

Friday, September 4, 2009

Sanity may be madness but the maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be. ~Don Quixote

Thursday, August 20, 2009

One cannot help but be in awe when he contemplates the mysteries of eternity, of life, of the marvelous structure of reality. ~Albert Einstein

Saturday, August 15, 2009

It takes a long time to grow an old friend - John Leonard

Thursday, August 13, 2009

The wise still seek Him. ~Author Unknown

Thursday, July 30, 2009


I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way,

things I had no words for. ~Georgia O'Keeffe

Saturday, July 18, 2009

The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity. ~Walt Whitman

Friday, July 10, 2009

Alike likes
Before enlightenment - chop wood, carry water.
After enlightenment - chop wood, carry water.
~Zen Buddhist Proverb

Monday, June 29, 2009

The absence of flaw in beauty is itself a flaw ~Havelock Ellis.

The Visitor
Won't you come into the garden? I would like my roses to see you.
~Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Saturday, June 13, 2009

The bite
We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.
~Kenji Miyazawa

Monday, June 8, 2009

Flowering advice
“Be what you would seem to be - or, if you'd like it put more simply - never imagine yourself not to be otherwise than what it might appear to others that what you were or might have been was not otherwise than what you had been would have appeared to them to be otherwise.” Lewis Carroll

Saturday, June 6, 2009

When you posses light within, you see it externally. ~Anais Nin

Friday, June 5, 2009

Human beings, vegetables, or cosmic dust - we all dance to a mysterious tune, intoned in the distance by an invisible piper. ~Albert Einstein

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

The flower is the poetry of reproduction. It is an example of the eternal seductiveness of life. ~Jean Giraudoux

Saturday, May 30, 2009

The temple bell stops but I still hear the sound coming out of the flowers. ~Basho

Thursday, May 28, 2009

Dreams digest the meals that are our days. ~Astrid Alauda
Light gives of itself freely, filling all available space. It does not seek anything in return; it asks not whether you are friend or foe. It gives of itself and is not thereby diminished. ~Michael Strassfeld

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are. ~Anaïs Nin
If you do not raise your eyes
you will think that you are the highest point.
~Antonio Porchia

Monday, May 25, 2009

The parade
In wisdom gathered over time I have found that every experience is a form of exploration. ~ Ansel Adams

Sunday, May 17, 2009

Morning view
I believe that there is a subtle magnetism in Nature, which, if we unconsciously yield to it, will direct us aright. ~Henry David Thoreau

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Looking Glass
If you don't know where you are going, any road will get you there. ~Lewis Carroll

Monday, May 11, 2009


I can see what the eyes cannot see, I can hear what the ears cannot hear. I can feel what the heart cannot feel. ~Peter Nivio Zarlenga

Monday, May 4, 2009

The photograph itself doesn't interest me. I want only to capture a minute part of reality. ~Henri Cartier Bresson

Sunday, May 3, 2009

I didn't want to tell the tree or weed what it was. I wanted it to tell me something and through me express its meaning in nature.
~Wynn Bullock

Friday, May 1, 2009

Certain flaws are necessary for the whole. ~Goethe

Thursday, April 30, 2009

Color of night
Light can be gentle, dangerous, dreamlike, bare, living, dead, misty, clear, hot, dark, violet, springlike, falling, straight, sensual, limited, poisonous, calm and soft. ~Sven Nykvist

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

If you cannot find the truth right where you are,
where else do you expect to find it?

Monday, April 27, 2009

Morning sun bath
In the right light, at the right time, everything is extraordinary.
~Aaron Rose

Sunday, April 26, 2009

The flower is the poetry of reproduction. It is an example of the eternal seductiveness of life. ~Jean Giraudoux

Thursday, April 23, 2009

How fair is a garden amid the trials and passions of existence. ~Benjamin Disraeli

Saturday, April 18, 2009

Quiet hear
Nature and silence go better together. ~ Astrid Alauda

Thursday, April 16, 2009

Soul food
If you wish to make an apple pie truly from scratch, you must first invent the universe. ~ Carl Sagan
I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers. ~ Claude Monet

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

The flower offered of itself And eloquently spoke Of Gods In languages of rainbows Perfumes And secret silence... ~Phillip Pulfrey

Sunday, April 12, 2009

Hello young lovers
When you are describing, A shape, or sound, or tint;
Don't state the matter plainly, But put it in a hint;
And learn to look at all things, With a sort of mental squint.
~Lewis Carroll

Saturday, April 11, 2009

Silence is exhilarating at first - as noise is - but there is a sweetness to silence outlasting exhilaration, akin to the sweetness of listening and the velvet of sleep. ~ Edward Hoagland

Monday, March 23, 2009

Blue Buddha
Sadness flowers to the next renewing joy. ~Jareb Teague

Saturday, March 21, 2009

Rites of Spring
Just living is not enough. One must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.
~Hans Christian Anderson

Friday, March 20, 2009

Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Thursday, March 19, 2009

New Season - New Life
Awake, thou wintry earth - Fling off thy sadness. Fair vernal flowers, laugh forth Your ancient gladness. ~Thomas Blackburn