Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Curiosity has its own reason for existing. One cannot help but be in awe when he contemplates the mysteries of eternity, of life, of the marvelous structure of reality. ~Albert Einstein

Friday, December 10, 2010

There is a muscular energy in sunlight corresponding to the spiritual energy of wind. ~Annie Dillard

Monday, December 6, 2010

Cover girl
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart. ~Kahlil Gibran

Friday, October 22, 2010

Wake up
Could we change our attitude, we should not only see life differently, but life itself would come to be different. ~Katherine Mansfield

Sunday, October 10, 2010

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

Late bloomer
If you would attain to what you are not yet, you must always be displeased by what you are. For where you are pleased with yourself there you have remained. Keep adding, keep walking, keep advancing. ~Saint Augustine

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Yin meets yang
Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns. ~George Eliot

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

One reason a dog can be such a comfort when you're feeling blue is that he doesn't try to find out why. ~Author Unknown

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Boys of Summer

Putting lights in Wrigley Field is like putting aluminum siding on the Sistine Chapel.
~RogerSimon, 1988

When we played softball, I'd steal second base, feel guilty and go back.

~Woody Allen

What is both surprising and delightful is that spectators are allowed, and even expected, to join in the vocal part of the game.... There is no reason why the field should not try to put the batsman off his stroke at the critical moment by neatly timed disparagements of his wife's fidelity and his mother's respectability. ~George Bernard Shaw

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Take five
Everyone must take time to sit and watch the leaves turn. ~Elizabeth Lawrence

Monday, September 20, 2010

Harvest 2010
Music is the wine which inspires one to new generative processes, and I am Bacchus who presses out this glorious wine for mankind and makes them spiritually drunken. ~Ludwig van Beethoven

Monday, August 16, 2010

Chicago Air & Water Show 2010
Impressions from the North Side

Friday, August 13, 2010

In the attitude of silence the soul finds the path in an clearer light, and what is elusive and deceptive resolves itself into crystal clearness. Our life is a long and arduous quest after Truth. ~Mahatma Gandhi

Friday, August 6, 2010

When you possess light within, you see it externally. ~Anaïs Nin

Monday, July 12, 2010

But if the while I think on thee, dear friend, All losses are restored and sorrows end. ~William Shakespeare

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Bee busy
Thank God every morning when you get up, that you have something to do that day which must be done, whether you like it or not. Being forced to work and forced to do your best will breed in you temperance and self-control, diligence and strength of will, cheerfulness and content, and a hundred virtues which the idle never know. ~Charles Kingsley

Friday, June 25, 2010

Who are you?
I can’t go back to yesterday - because I was a different person then.“
~Lewis Carroll

Saturday, June 12, 2010

Twenty after
Flowers... are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty out values all the utilities of the world. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson