Janahlee’s Baby Shower

October 11, 2015

october2015-janahleebaby-07 (1 of 1) october2015-janahleebaby-25 (1 of 1)october2015-janahleebaby-19 (1 of 1) october2015-janahleebaby-23 (1 of 1)october2015-janahleebaby-18 (1 of 1) october2015-janahleebaby-26 (1 of 1)october2015-janahleebaby-16 (1 of 1) october2015-janahleebaby-28 (1 of 1)october2015-janahleebaby-08 (1 of 1)october2015-janahleebaby-29 (1 of 1)october2015-janahleebaby-02 (1 of 1)october2015-janahleebaby-48 (1 of 1)october2015-janahleebaby-31 (1 of 1)“so I wait for you like a lonely house
till you will see me again and live in me.
Till then my windows ache.”
― Pablo Neruda

Black Walnut

October 1, 2015

october2015-pasture-07 (1 of 1)“There is nothing more pathetic than caution

when headlong might save a life,

even, possibly, your own.”  –Mary Oliver

Build

April 3, 2015

april2015-islandcreek-33 (1 of 1) april2015-islandcreek-29 (1 of 1) april2015-islandcreek-26 (1 of 1) april2015-islandcreek-25 (1 of 1)“Love is our true destiny. We do not find the meaning of life by ourselves alone – we find it with another.”
― Thomas Merton

Dormer Window

April 2, 2015

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“Like love, the light or guidance of truth that influences us exists only in living form, not in principles or rules or expectations or advice, however widely circulated”
― Alan W. Watts

Brilliant

April 2, 2015

april2015-islandcreek-15 (1 of 1)“But I’ll tell you what hermits realize. If you go off into a far, far forest and get very quiet, you’ll come to understand that you’re connected with everything.”
― Alan W. Watts

Progress

April 2, 2015

april2015-islandcreek-23 (1 of 1)april2015-islandcreek-18 (1 of 1) april2015-islandcreek-17 (1 of 1) april2015-islandcreek-12 (1 of 1)april2015-islandcreek-20 (1 of 1)april2015-islandcreek-11 (1 of 1)april2015-islandcreek-10 (1 of 1) april2015-islandcreek-03 (1 of 1) april2015-islandcreek-07 (1 of 1) april2015-islandcreek-02 (1 of 1)“We do not “come into” this world; we come out of it, as leaves from a tree. As the ocean “waves,” the universe “peoples.” Every individual is an expression of the whole realm of nature, a unique action of the total universe.”
― Alan W. Watts

Firewood Delivery

February 16, 2015

feb2015-snow-07 (1 of 1)“Experience life in all possible ways —
good-bad, bitter-sweet, dark-light,
summer-winter. Experience all the dualities.
Don’t be afraid of experience, because
the more experience you have, the more
mature you become.”
— Osho

Addition

January 30, 2015

january2015-work-25 (1 of 1)“We will all wake up semi-angels,
If we wake at all.”
— Rod McKuen

Roof Rafters

January 30, 2015

january2015-work-22 (1 of 1) january2015-work-21 (1 of 1) january2015-work-20 (1 of 1) january2015-work-19 (1 of 1) january2015-work-23 (1 of 1)“No map to help us find the tranquil flat lands, clearings calm, fields without mean fences. Rolling down the other side of life our compass is the sureness of ourselves. Time may make us rugged, ragged round the edges, but know and understand that love is still the safest place to land.”
— Rod McKuen

Second Story Complete

January 29, 2015

january2015-work-14 (1 of 1) january2015-work-13 (1 of 1) january2015-work-15 (1 of 1)january2015-work-12 (1 of 1) january2015-work-11 (1 of 1)   january2015-work-06 (1 of 1)“Don’t threaten me with love, baby. Let’s just go walking in the rain.”
― Billie Holiday