This Face

August 27, 2015

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“The bad news is you’re falling, hurling through the air with no parachute, nothing to slow you down.  The good news: there’s no ground.”  –Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche

Kid’s Hill

February 17, 2015

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so much like stars
filling the dark trees
that one could easily imagine
its reason for being was nothing more
than prettiness.”
― Mary Oliver

Ira’s First Æbleskivers

December 25, 2014

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― Elizabeth Strout

Beautiful Girl

March 12, 2014

Beautiful Girl

“Don’t allow your mind to tell your heart what to do. The mind gives up easily”
― Paulo Coelho

Tracks

March 12, 2014

Tracks

“Why do we have to listen to our hearts?” the boy asked.
“Because, wherever your heart is, that is where you will find your treasure.”
― Paulo Coelho

Excited

March 12, 2014

Excited

“Certain things in life simply have to be experienced -and never explained. Love is such a thing.”
― Paulo Coelho

Proud to Be One

March 11, 2014

Proud to Be One

“Every breath is a sacrament, an affirmation of our connection with all other living things, a renewal of our link with our ancestors and a contribution to generations yet to come. Our breath is a part of life’s breath, the ocean of air that envelopes the earth.”
― David Suzuki

Birthday Dinner

March 11, 2014

Birthday Dinner

“It’s hard to walk briskly at this time of year; the accelerating pace of unfolding spring slows my own. I repeatedly stop- to watch what’s moving. Soon the torrent of migrants will completely overwhelm my ability to keep up with all the changes. But it’s easy to revel in the exuberance and the sense of rebirth, renewal.”
― Carl Safina

One Year of Joy

March 10, 2014

One Year of Joy

“If I had influence with the good fairy who is supposed to preside over the christening of all children, I should ask that her gift to each child in the world be a sense of wonder so indestructible that it would last throughout life.”
― Rachel Carson