June 14, 2007

I just liked this. (June 14, 2007)


“The function of the imagination is not to make strange things settled, so much as to make settled things strange.”
— G. K. Chesterton

Kyle and Carolyn

June 13, 2007

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“The highest and most beautiful things in life are not to be heard about, nor read about, nor seen but, if one will, are to be lived.” –Soren Kierkegaard

Community Garden

June 12, 2007

Mrs. Miller has given us a plot behind her house to be used as a community garden. Today we went out with her to look at how things were progressing. (June 12, 2007)


“Non ridere, non lugere, neque detestari, sed intelligere. (Not to laugh, not to lament, not to curse, but to understand).” –Spinoza

Sweet Music

June 11, 2007

Matt just taught himself to play the violin. He wanted to play something he learned and I took this picture. (June 11, 2007)


“Practice dying.” –Socrates

My House

June 10, 2007

This is my house. We have been working on it. I thought I would put these up so that you could appreciate the after pictures. (June 10, 2007)

“In the ancient recipe, the three antidotes for dullness or boredom are sleep, drink, and travel. It is rather feeble. From sleep you wake up, from drink you become sober, and from travel you come home again. And then where are you?” — D.H. Lawrence

The Newest Addition

June 9, 2007

This is Abby and John’s little girl. She is 3 months old. She fell asleep chewing my hand. (June 9, 2007)

“Do not think that love in order to be genuine has to be extraordinary. What we need is to love without getting tired. Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.” –Mother Teresa

The Three Stooges

June 8, 2007

These are pictures of us working on the Filmore Street house. (June 8, 2007)

“Believe me! The secret of reaping the greatest fruitfulness and the greatest enjoyment from life is to live dangerously!”
–Friedrich Nietzsche

Three Musketeers

June 7, 2007

Sarah, Bella and Emmah. (June 7, 2007)

“There is only one cause of unhappiness: the false beliefs you have in your head, beliefs so widespread, so commonly held, that it never occurs to you to question them.” –Anthony De Mello

Breakfast with Emmah

June 6, 2007

I had breakfast with Emmah. It involved more photography than eating. (June 6, 2007)

This is one that Sarah Jean took a couple of weeks back. I loved it so I thought I would include it.

“That’s the way things come clear. All of a sudden. And then you realize how obvious they’ve been all along.”
–Madeleine L’Engle

Two Loves

June 5, 2007


““Remember what Bilbo used to say: It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to.”” –J.R.R. Tolkien