April 2, 2015

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― Alan W. Watts


April 2, 2015

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― Alan W. Watts

Best Spot in Virginia

January 29, 2015

january2015-work-04 (1 of 1)“I think that sometimes the great changes in our lives, the ones that divide time, happen so deep down and silently that we don’t even know when they occur……It frequently happens that the seasons of the greatest change are the times that feel the most tranquil, the most suspended, the most…timeless.”
― Anne Rivers Siddons


September 9, 2014

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“I have so much of you in my heart.”
― John Keats

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“Finish your creation, in wonder, love and praise. Amen.”
― Walter Brueggemann

Wood: New and Old

June 19, 2014

june 2014-fa-12 (1 of 1) june 2014-fa-10 (1 of 1)“Compassion constitutes a radical form of criticism, for it announces that the hurt is to be taken seriously, that the hurt is not to be accepted as normal and natural but is an abnormal and unacceptable condition for humanness.”
― Walter Brueggemann

Wine Cellar Entrance

June 19, 2014

june 2014-fa-11 (1 of 1) june 2014-fa-01 (1 of 1) june 2014-fa-03 (1 of 1) june 2014-fa-04 (1 of 1) june 2014-fa-05 (1 of 1)“Nothing that is worth doing can be achieved in our lifetime; therefore we must be saved by hope.
Nothing which is true or beautiful or good makes complete sense in any immediate context of history; therefore we must be saved by faith.
Nothing we do, no matter how virtuous, can be accomplished alone; therefore we must be saved by love.”
― Reinhold Niebuhr


Wood Work

May 24, 2014

may 2014-property-03 (1 of 1)“I want to know you moved and breathed in the same world with me.” 
― F. Scott Fitzgerald

French Scribe

May 23, 2014

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“There are all types of love in this world but never the same love twice.” –F. Scott Fitzgerald


May 22, 2014

may 2014-fallingacorn-07 (1 of 1)“I’m just like this. I have no talent for choosing my battles. Life seems, strangely, like a battle to me. The whole thing.” 
― Louise Penny