Thursday, November 10, 2011

seasons meet.

winter blankets fall.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011


there's a little magic about notre dame...
{kevin white}

Thursday, October 13, 2011

high heels.

remember, ginger rogers did everything fred astaire did, but she did it backwards and in high heels.
{faith whittlesey}

Wednesday, October 12, 2011


why not upset the apple cart?  if you don't, the apples will rot anyway.
{frank howard clark}

Tuesday, October 11, 2011


all you need is love.  but a little [hot] chocolate now and then doesn't hurt.
{charles m. schulz}

Monday, October 10, 2011


life is filled with so many exciting twists and turns.  hop off the straight and narrow whenever you can and take the winding paths.  experience the exhilaration of the view from the edge.  because the moments spent there, that take your breath away, are what make you feel truly alive.
{stacey charter}

Friday, October 7, 2011


you can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.
{c.s. lewis}

Thursday, October 6, 2011


life is like riding a bicycle - in order to keep your balance, you must keep moving.
{albert einstein}

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

clock in.

it is not the hours we put in on the job, it is what we put into the hours that counts.
{sidney madwed}

Tuesday, October 4, 2011


better to be a strong man with a weak point, than to be a weak man without a strong point.  a diamond with a flaw is more valuable than a brick without a flaw.
{william j.h. boetcker}

Monday, October 3, 2011

apple tree.

even if i knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, i would still plant my apple tree.
{martin luther}

Sunday, October 2, 2011

milky way.

silently one by one,
in the infinite meadows of heaven,
blossomed the lovely stars,
the forget-me-nots of the angels."
{longfellow (evangeline)}

Thursday, September 29, 2011


faith is a process of leaping into the abyss not on the basis of any certainty about where we shall land, but rather on the belief that we shall land.
{carter heyward}

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Tuesday, September 27, 2011


women speak because they wish to speak, whereas a man speaks only when driven to speech by something outside himself - like, for instance, he can't find any clean socks.
{jean kerr}

Monday, September 26, 2011


in dwelling, live close to the ground.  in thinking, keep to the simple.  in conflict, be fair and generous.  in governing, don't try to control.  in work, do what you enjoy.  in family life, be completely present.
{lao tzu}

Friday, September 23, 2011


both within the family and without, our sisters hold up our mirrors: our images of who we are and of who we can dare to be.
{elizabeth fishel}

Thursday, September 22, 2011


a thoughtful mind, when it sees a nation's flag, sees not the flag only, but the nation itself; and whatever may be its symbols, its insignia, he reads chiefly in the flag the government, the principles, the truths, the history which belongs to the nation that sets it forth.
{henry ward beecher}

Wednesday, September 21, 2011


your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.
{jalal ad-din rumi}

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

chain bridge.

bridges become frames for looking at the world around us.
{bruce jackson}

Monday, September 19, 2011


follow your bliss and the universe will open doors for you where there were only walls.
{joseph campbell}

Sunday, September 18, 2011


our language has wisely sensed the two sides of being alone.  it has created the word loneliness to express the pain of being alone.  and it has created the word solitude to express the glory of being alone.
{paul tillich}

Saturday, September 17, 2011


how we think shows through in how we act.  attitudes are mirrors of the mind.
{david joseph schwartz}

Thursday, September 15, 2011


we may have all come on different ships, but we're in the same boat now.
{martin luther king, jr.}

Friday, September 9, 2011

free ride.

life is uncharted territory.  it reveals its story one moment at a time.
{leo f. buscaglia}

Thursday, September 8, 2011


absence diminishes mediocre passions and increases great ones, as the wind extinguishes candles and fans fires.
{francois de la rochefoucauld}

Wednesday, September 7, 2011


it is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.
{edmund hillary}

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

swing, swing.

i still get wildly enthusiastic about little things...i play with leaves. i skip down the street and run against the wind.
{leo f. buscaglia}

Monday, September 5, 2011


and truly, what do we have left
but moments of this gazing, pulling
at each other, at ourselves,
the shells ground finer and finer
under our feet
making a kind of jagged sand..."
{ruth l. schwartz}

Sunday, September 4, 2011

fire (& ice)

some say the world will end in fire,
some say in ice.
from what I've tasted of desire
i hold with those who favor fire.
{robert frost}

Friday, September 2, 2011

a point.

i was on acid and i looked at the trees and i realized that they all came to points, and the little branches came to points, and the houses came to a point.  i thought, 'oh! everything has a point, and if it doesn't, then there's a point to it.'
{harry nilsson}

no difference.

america has believed that in differentiation, not in uniformity, lies the path of progress.  it acted on this belief; it has advanced human happiness, and it has prospered.
{louis d. brandeis}

Thursday, September 1, 2011

breaking through.

there are no constraints on the human mind, no walls around the human spirit, no barriers to our progress except those we ourselves erect.
{ronald reagan}

Wednesday, August 31, 2011


when it comes to staying young, a mind-lift beats a face-lift any day.
{marty bucella}

Saturday, March 12, 2011


a mighty fortress is our god, a bulwark never failing...
{martin luther}

Friday, March 11, 2011

faceless unknown.

we sometimes encounter people, even perfect strangers, who begin to interest us at first sight, somehow suddenly, all at once, before a word has been spoken.
{fydor dostoevsky}

Thursday, March 10, 2011


you have to grow from the inside out. none can teach you, none can make you spiritual.  there is no other teacher but your own soul.
{swami vivekanada}

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

roll on.

hitch your wagon to a star.
{ralph waldo emerson}

Saturday, March 5, 2011

artful advice.

{alwyes Look on the Bright Side of Life.}

Friday, March 4, 2011


may you have warmth in your igloo, oil in your lamp, and peace in your heart.
{eskimo proverb}

Thursday, March 3, 2011

sunset surf.

the wedge, newport beach, california.

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

safe wanderings.

just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind.  to walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011


the earth laughs in flowers.
{ralph waldo emerson}

boots on.

there comes a time when what is needed is not just rhetoric, but boots on the ground.
{baldwin spencer}

Wednesday, January 5, 2011


i guess i didn't feel confident enough to be searching in a big public way.  i was very content at the time to toil in obscurity on things that i thought might point me in certain directions or teach me certain things - not knowing what that would be.
{steven soderbergh}


far away there in the [moonlight], are my highest aspirations.  i may not reach them, but i can look up at them and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
{louisa may alcott}


bottom line is, if you do not use it or need it, it's clutter, and it needs to go.
{charisse ward}