Happy Summer

June 22, 2014

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“Well,” said Jack at last. “What do you think? Shall we run away, and live on the secret island?”
“Yes!” whispered all the children.
“Let’s!”
― Enid Blyton

Memorial Day

May 27, 2014

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“Learning to let go should be learned before learning to get.  Life should be touched, not strangled. You’ve got to relax, let it happen at times, and at others move forward with it.” –Ray Bradbury

Friendship

May 27, 2014

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“She always had that about her, that look of otherness, of eyes that see things much too far, and of thoughts that wander off the edge of the world.”  –Joanne Harris

Last Night

August 18, 2013

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"In my experience, ghosts are made up only of the living, people you know are out there but are forever out of range"
— Adam Johnson

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“It was a though we’d been living for a year in a dense grove of old trees, a cluster of firs, each with its own rhythm and character, from whom our bodies had drawn not just shelter but perhaps even a kind of guidance as we grew into a family.”
― David Abram

Birthday Girl

April 26, 2013

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“Perfect love casts out fear. Where there is love there are no demands, no expectations, no dependency. I do not demand that you make me happy; my happiness does not lie in you. If you were to leave me, I will not feel sorry for myself; I enjoy your company immensely, but I do not cling.”
― Anthony de Mello

Guest List

April 21, 2013

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“It has been a beautiful fight. Still is.”
Charles Bukowski

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"A community is the mental and spiritual condition of knowing that the place is shared, and that the people who share the place define and limit the possibilities of each other’s lives. It is the knowledge that people have of each other, their concern for each other, their trust in each other, the freedom with which they come and go among themselves."
— Wendell Berry

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“You are valuable because you exist. Not because of what you do or what you have done – but simply because you are.”
Max Lucado

Circus Rafting

July 14, 2011

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“May we hear only what is good for all.

May we see only what is good for all.

May we serve you, Lord of Love, all our life.

May we be used to spread your peace on earth.

Om.”  –The Prashna Upanishad