Friday, December 30, 2011

It's about time
Time is the most undefinable yet paradoxical of things; the past is gone, the future is not come, and the present becomes the past even while we attempt to define it, and, like the flash of lightning, at once exists and expires.
~Charles Caleb Colton

Thursday, December 29, 2011

With all your science - can you tell how it is, and whence it is, that light comes into the soul? ~Henry David Thoreau

Saturday, December 24, 2011

As she has planted, so does she harvest; such is the field of karma.
~Sri Guru Granth Sahib

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Every day you either see a scar or courage. Where you dwell will define your struggle. ~Dodinsky

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Clear vision
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. ~Henry S. Haskins

Saturday, November 12, 2011

Blowing in the wind
But what minutes!
Count them by sensation, and not by calendars,
and each moment is a day.
~Benjamin Disraeli

Monday, November 7, 2011

Quiet brunch
Silence is a sounding thing, to one who listens hungrily.
~Gwendolyn Bennett

Saturday, November 5, 2011

That way
If we are facing in the right direction,
all we have to do is keep on walking.
~Buddhist Saying

Thursday, November 3, 2011


Be moderate in order to taste the joys of life in abundance. ~Epicurus

Everything in moderation, including moderation. ~Author Unknown

Monday, October 24, 2011

Don't just do something - sit there! ~Author Unknown

Saturday, October 22, 2011

Au Revoir
They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom. ~Confucius

Saturday, October 15, 2011

A dirty game
The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.
~Henry David Thoreau

Sunday, October 9, 2011

Change to spare
A woodland in full color is awesome as a forest fire, in magnitude at least, but a single tree is like a dancing tongue of flame to warm the heart. ~Hal Borland

Friday, October 7, 2011

Is a rose?
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

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Normally, we do not so much look at things as overlook them.
~Alan Watts

Monday, October 3, 2011

Homeless pumpkins
The light is what guides you home,
the warmth is what keeps you there.

~Ellie Rodriguez

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Here today
Dewdrops, Nature's tears, which she
Sheds in her own breast for the fair which die.
The sun insists on gladness; but at night,
When he is gone, poor Nature loves to weep. ~Philip James Bailey

Thursday, September 22, 2011

If you don't get lost, there's a chance you may never be found.
~Author Unknown

Friday, September 16, 2011

Enchanted berries
The moment one gives close attention to any thing, even a blade of grass it becomes a mysterious, awesome, indescribably magnificent world in itself. ~Henry Miller

Tuesday, September 6, 2011


To a mind that is still, the whole universe surrenders. ~Chuang Tzŭ

Friday, September 2, 2011

The end or. . .

The beginning
The foliage has been losing its freshness through the month of August, and here and there a yellow leaf shows itself like the first gray hair amidst the locks of a beauty who has seen one season too many. ~Oliver Wendell Holmes

Thursday, September 1, 2011

Take flight
For man, autumn is a time of harvest, of gathering together. For nature, it is a time of sowing, of scattering abroad. ~Edwin Way Teale

Friday, August 12, 2011

The Looking Glass

“Untilled soil, however fertile it may be,
will bear thistles and thorns;

and so it is with man's mind.”
~Saint Teresa of Avila

Saturday, August 6, 2011

As we struggle to make sense of things, life looks on in repose.
~Author Unknown

Monday, August 1, 2011


Here's looking at you

For each new morning with its light,
For rest and shelter of the night,
For health and food, for love and friends,
For everything Thy goodness sends.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Monday, July 25, 2011

When the student is ready, the master appears. ~Buddhist Proverb

Saturday, July 23, 2011

Say "Cheese"
She gave me a smile I could feel in my hip pocket.
~Raymond Chandler

Friday, July 22, 2011

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

Thursday, July 7, 2011

We become aware of the void as we fill it.
~Antonio Porchia, Voces, 1943

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Exhale, relax
What art offers is space - a certain breathing room for the spirit.
~John Updike

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Happiness is a bowl of cherries and a book of poetry under a shade tree ~Astrid Alauda

Monday, July 4, 2011

First chair
If we are facing in the right direction, all we have to do is keep on walking. ~Buddhist Saying

Monday, June 27, 2011

Alike likes
To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting. ~e.e. cummings

Monday, June 20, 2011

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

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

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

Sunday, June 12, 2011

Everything in creation has its appointed painter or poet and remains in bondage like the princess in the fairy tale 'til its appropriate liberator comes to set it free. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Thursday, June 9, 2011

Winging it
You haven't seen a tree until you've seen its shadow from the sky.
~Amelia Earhart

Sunday, May 22, 2011

Faith is the bird that sings when the dawn is still dark.
~Rabindranath Tagore

Thursday, May 5, 2011

If you've never been thrilled to the very edges of your soul by a flower in spring bloom, maybe your soul has never been in bloom. ~Terri Guillemets

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

The happiest of all lives is a busy solitude. ~Voltaire

Saturday, April 30, 2011

Standing tall
Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says I'll try again tomorrow. ~Mary Anne Radmacher

Monday, April 18, 2011

April Showers??
Spring makes its own statement, so loud and clear that the gardener seems to be only one of the instruments, not the composer. ~Geoffrey B. Charlesworth

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Impressions of Cabo 2011