Popular Faces

February 27, 2014

Popular Faces

“To stand at the edge of the sea, to sense the ebb and flow of the tides, to feel the breath of a mist moving over a great salt marsh, to watch the flight of shore birds that have swept up and down the surf lines of the continents for untold thousands of years, to see the running of the old eels and the young shad to the sea, is to have knowledge of things that are as nearly eternal as any earthly life can be.”
― Rachel Carson

Hands that Shape

February 27, 2014

Hands that Shape

“In nature nothing exists alone.”
― Rachel Carson

Tools of the Trade

February 27, 2014

Tools of the Trade

“Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature — the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after winter.”
― Rachel Carson

The Carver

February 27, 2014

The Carver

“The love of wilderness is more than a hunger for what is always beyong reach; it is also an expression of loyalty to the earth, the earth which bore us and sustains us, the only paradise we shall ever know, the only paradise we ever need, if only we had the eyes to see.”
― Edward Abbey

How to Move a Door

February 27, 2014

How to Move a Door

“Only in a place like this do earth and sky come together in such a way that they bridge into one, and in such a place a person could put up her arms and find herself in heaven.”
― Laura Pritchett

Walking the Plank

February 27, 2014

Walking the Plank

“For some reason I believed that if you fell in love it was a guaranteed thing that your path would cross with his, and I never wondered how if would feel to fall in love with a man whose future just couldn’t include you.”
― Laura Pritchett

5th Street

February 27, 2014

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“I’ll figure out how to be truer: to let people go if they need to be let go of, and to hold on tight if that’s what’s called for. I will pay attention, so I can cross each human heart that comes across my path, cross it as true as I can.”
―Laura Prichett

Winter Green

February 25, 2014

Winter Green

“You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. What you will discover will be wonderful: Yourself.” –Alan Alda

Party Planning

February 25, 2014

Party Planning

“You’re something between a dream and a miracle.”
― Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Cold Frame

February 24, 2014

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“Earth’s crammed with heaven…
But only he who sees, takes off his shoes.”
― Elizabeth Barrett Browning