English Summer

August 28, 2014

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“Passion such as hers is all consent, asking little in return. I had merely to enter a room where she was to see her face take on that peaceful expression of one who is resting in bed. If I touched her, I had the impression that all the blood in her veins was turning to honey.”
― Marguerite Yourcenar

Football

August 28, 2014

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“Adventure, yeah. I guess that’s what you call it when everybody comes back alive.”
― Mercedes Lackey

Blenfest 2014

August 28, 2014

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“Where there is love there is courage,
where there is courage there is peace,
where there is peace there is God.
And when you have God, you have everything.”
― Louise Penny

Corn Fields

August 28, 2014

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I’m afraid of not recognizing Paradise.”
― Louise Penny

Dishwashing Duties

August 25, 2014

august2014-blenfest2014-117 (1 of 1)“But I love your feet
only because they walked
upon the earth and upon
the wind and upon the waters,
until they found me.”
― Pablo Neruda

Summer Fields

August 25, 2014

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“We ourselves shall be loved for awhile and forgotten. But the love will have been enough; all those impulses
of love return to the love that made them. Even memory is not necessary for love. There is a land of the living and a land of the dead and the bridge is love, the only survival, the only meaning.”
― Thornton Wilder

Two Hearts

August 25, 2014

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“Hidden in the glorious wildness like unmined gold.”
― John Muir

Cold Water, Warm Hearts

August 25, 2014

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― John Muir

The Grahams

August 25, 2014

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“You English words?
I know you:
You are light as dreams,
Tough as oak,
Precious as gold,
As poppies and corn,
Or an old cloak:
Sweet as our birds
To the ear,
As the burnet rose
In the heat
Of Midsummer”
― Edward Thomas

Girl Power

August 24, 2014

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“What most people call loving consists of picking out a woman and marrying her. They pick her out, I swear, I’ve seen them. As if you could pick in love, as if it were not a lightning bolt that splits your bones and leaves you staked out in the middle of the courtyard. They probably say that they pick her out because-they-love-her, I think it’s just the siteoppo. Beatrice wasn’t picked out, Juliet wasn’t picked out. You don’t pick out the rain that soaks you to a skin when you come out of a concert.”
― Julio Cortázar

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