Brown Johnny Cash

December 19, 2014

december2014-johnnyswimnyc-50 (1 of 1)“Even bad times have good things in them to make you feel alive.”
― Nick Hornby

Historic Moment

December 17, 2014

december2014-johnnyswimcuba-01 (1 of 1)december2014-johnnyswimcuba-02 (1 of 1)“But love, like the sun that it is, sets afire and melts everything. what greed and privilege to build up over whole centuries the indignation of a pious spirit, with its natural following of oppressed souls, will cast down with a single shove.”
— José Martí

All About That Base

December 15, 2014

december2014-johnnyswimspace-30 (1 of 1)“Amor cuerdo, no es amor.
(Sane love, is not love)”
― José Martí

Concert Nights

December 15, 2014

december2014-johnnyswimspace-21 (1 of 1) december2014-johnnyswimspace-39 (1 of 1)december2014-johnnyswimspace-36 (1 of 1)december2014-johnnyswimspace-35 (1 of 1)  december2014-johnnyswimspace-33 (1 of 1)december2014-johnnyswimspace-29 (1 of 1)“When she listened to songs that she loved on the radio, something stirred inside her. A liquid ache spread under her skin, and she walked out of the world like a witch.”
― Arundhati Roy


December 15, 2014

december2014-johnnyswimspace-02 (1 of 1)   december2014-johnnyswimspace-05 (1 of 1)december2014-johnnyswimspace-19 (1 of 1)december2014-johnnyswimspace-03 (1 of 1)december2014-johnnyswimspace-12 (1 of 1)december2014-johnnyswimspace-14 (1 of 1) december2014-johnnyswimspace-01 (1 of 1)“Pleasure to me is wonder—the unexplored, the unexpected, the thing that is hidden and the changeless thing that lurks behind superficial mutability. To trace the remote in the immediate; the eternal in the ephemeral; the past in the present; the infinite in the finite; these are to me the springs of delight and beauty.”
― H.P. Lovecraft

Bus Life

December 12, 2014

december2014-johnnyswimohio-07 (1 of 1) december2014-johnnyswimohio-08 (1 of 1) december2014-johnnyswimohio-09 (1 of 1)“There was no harm in taking aim, even if the target was a dream.”
― John Knowles


December 12, 2014

december2014-johnnyswimohio-10 (1 of 1)   december2014-johnnyswimohio-04 (1 of 1)december2014-johnnyswimohio-11 (1 of 1)december2014-johnnyswimohio-05 (1 of 1)december2014-johnnyswimohio-06 (1 of 1)“… They are savage
for knowledge, for beauty and truth.
They crawl on their knees to find it.”
― Dorianne Laux

The Band

December 8, 2014

december2014-johnnyswimcharleston-16 (1 of 1)“The final word is love.”
― Dorothy Day

Garden and Gun

December 8, 2014

december2014-johnnyswimcharleston-05 (1 of 1)december2014-johnnyswimcharleston-02 (1 of 1) december2014-johnnyswimcharleston-19 (1 of 1)december2014-johnnyswimcharleston-03 (1 of 1) december2014-johnnyswimcharleston-04 (1 of 1)  december2014-johnnyswimcharleston-08 (1 of 1)december2014-johnnyswimcharleston-12 (1 of 1)december2014-johnnyswimcharleston-06 (1 of 1) december2014-johnnyswimcharleston-07 (1 of 1)   december2014-johnnyswimcharleston-14 (1 of 1)december2014-johnnyswimcharleston-09 (1 of 1)  “If I had a message to my contemporaries it is surely this: Be anything you like, be madmen, drunks, and bastards of every shape and form, but at all costs avoid one thing: success . . . If you are too obsessed with success, you will forget to live. If you have learned only how to be a success, your life has probably been wasted.”
― Thomas Merton


December 6, 2014

december2014-johnnyswim-19 (1 of 1) december2014-johnnyswim-21 (1 of 1)december2014-johnnyswim-17 (1 of 1) december2014-johnnyswim-14 (1 of 1)december2014-johnnyswim-16 (1 of 1) december2014-johnnyswim-12 (1 of 1) december2014-johnnyswim-15 (1 of 1) december2014-johnnyswim-10 (1 of 1)“For each one of us, there is only one thing necessary: to fulfill our own destiny, according to God’s will, to be what God wants us to be.”
― Thomas Merton