november2014-christmastree-36 (1 of 1) november2014-christmastree-40 (1 of 1)  november2014-christmastree-42 (1 of 1) november2014-christmastree-41 (1 of 1)november2014-christmastree-47 (1 of 1)november2014-christmastree-39 (1 of 1) november2014-christmastree-45 (1 of 1)   november2014-christmastree-50 (1 of 1) november2014-christmastree-51 (1 of 1) november2014-christmastree-62 (1 of 1)november2014-christmastree-52 (1 of 1)november2014-christmastree-55 (1 of 1)november2014-christmastree-61 (1 of 1)“So, friends, every day do something that won’t compute…Give your approval to all you cannot understand…Ask the questions that have no answers. Put your faith in two inches of humus that will build under the trees every thousand years…Laugh. Be joyful though you have considered all the facts….Practice resurrection.”
― Wendell Berry

Me and My (Big) Little Loves

November 30, 2014

november2014-christmastree-10 (1 of 1)“Before I fell
in love with words,
with setting skies
and singing birds –
it was you I fell
in love with first.”
― Lang Leav

Christmas Tree 2014

November 30, 2014

november2014-christmastree-17 (1 of 1)november2014-christmastree-23 (1 of 1) november2014-christmastree-19 (1 of 1) november2014-christmastree-16 (1 of 1) november2014-christmastree-14 (1 of 1)november2014-christmastree-24 (1 of 1)november2014-christmastree-13 (1 of 1)november2014-christmastree-04 (1 of 1)november2014-christmastree-05 (1 of 1)“What can you do to promote world peace? Go home and love your family.”
― Mother Teresa

Ground Rules

November 29, 2014

november2014-football-05 (1 of 1)“Love life first, then march through the gates of each season; go inside nature and develop the discipline to stop destructive behavior; learn tenderness toward experience, then make decisions based on creating biological wealth that includes all people, animals, cultures, currencies, languages, and the living things as yet undiscovered; listen to the truth the land will tell you; act accordingly.”
― Gretel Ehrlich

Cooking Lessons By Marlee

November 28, 2014

november2014-thanksgiving-25 (1 of 1) november2014-thanksgiving-26 (1 of 1) november2014-thanksgiving-27 (1 of 1)“There is no shortage of good days. It is good lives that are hard to come by. A life of good days lived in the senses is not enough. The life of sensation is the life of greed; it requires more and more. The life of the spirit requires less and less; time is ample and its passage sweet.”
― Annie Dillard

Foraging Partners

November 28, 2014

november2014-thanksgiving-15 (1 of 1) november2014-thanksgiving-17 (1 of 1) november2014-thanksgiving-18 (1 of 1) november2014-thanksgiving-19 (1 of 1)november2014-thanksgiving-04 (1 of 1) november2014-thanksgiving-20 (1 of 1) november2014-thanksgiving-21 (1 of 1)“Where there is great love there are always miracles,’ he said at length, ‘I do not see you as you really are; I see you through my affection for you. The Miracles of the Church seem to me to rest not so much upon faces or voices or healing power coming suddenly near to us from afar off, but upon our perceptions being made finer, so that for a moment our eyes can see and our ears can hear what is there about us always.”
― Willa Cather

Thankful

November 28, 2014

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“I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought; and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.” GK Chesterton

Fall Cookies

November 27, 2014

november2014-franklin-08 (1 of 1) november2014-franklin-10 (1 of 1) november2014-franklin-09 (1 of 1) november2014-franklin-21 (1 of 1)  november2014-franklin-18 (1 of 1)november2014-franklin-19 (1 of 1)“Now the choices you make are not about finding your path. Rather, they are choices to open the path you have found.”
― Ilchi Lee