Tree popcicles

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Winter dies into the spring, to be born again in the autumn.
~Marche Blumenberg

Yuletide blessings

Monday, December 28, 2009

Be always at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors,
and let each new year find you a better man.
~Benjamin Franklin

On Christmas

Saturday, December 5, 2009

Christmas, children, is not a date. It is a state of mind.
~Mary Ellen Chase

On sadness

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Sometimes, when one person is missing, the whole world seems depopulated.

I love mine!

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Families are like fudge - mostly sweet with a few nuts.
~Author Unknown


Sunday, November 8, 2009

Peace - that was the other name for home.
~Kathleen Norris

A blessing

Thursday, November 5, 2009

May your pockets be heavy and your heart be light,
May good luck pursue you each morning and night.
~Irish Blessing

On believing

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Not all religion is to be found in the church, any more than all knowledge is found in the classroom.
~Author Unknown

Quiet beauty

Sunday, October 25, 2009

A horse is the projection of peoples' dreams about themselves - strong, powerful, beautiful -
and it has the capability of giving us escape from our mundane existence.
~Pam Brown


Saturday, October 24, 2009

The feeling of Sunday is the same everywhere, heavy, melancholy, standing still.
~Jean Rhys

Autumn mist

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Weather is a great metaphor for life - sometimes it's good, sometimes it's bad,
and there's nothing much you can do about it but carry an umbrella.
~Pepper Giardino


Sunday, October 18, 2009

Everyone must take time to sit and watch the leaves turn.
~Elizabeth Lawrence

Breathe it in

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

When I go out into the countryside and see the sun and the green and everything flowering,
I say to myself Yes indeed, all that belongs to me!
~Henri Rousseau

Cloud art

Sunday, October 11, 2009

Nature is my medicine.
~Sara Moss-Wolfe

Yay or neigh

Saturday, October 10, 2009

If you want a stable friendship, get a horse.
~Author Unknown

Story-telling skies

Friday, October 9, 2009

The poetry of the earth is never dead.
~John Keats

Summer is over...

Monday, October 5, 2009

Bittersweet October. The mellow, messy, leaf-kicking, perfect pause
between the opposing miseries of summer and winter.
~Carol Bishop Hipps

On getting close

Thursday, October 1, 2009

Nature will not be admired by proxy.
~Winston Churchill


Saturday, September 26, 2009

In the right light, at the right time, everything is extraordinary.
~Aaron Rose

After dusk

Thursday, September 24, 2009

I love the sweet smell of dawn -
our unique daily opportunity to smell time,
to smell opportunity -
each morning being, a new beginning.
~Emme Woodhull-B├Ąche

On joy

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Be a rebel against gravity: Skip!
~Jessi Lane Adams


Saturday, September 19, 2009

Because the heart beats under a covering of hair, of fur, feathers, or wings,
it is, for that reason, to be of no account?
~Jean Paul Richter

Mother Earth...

Thursday, September 17, 2009

I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown,
for going out, I found, was really going in.
~John Muir

A pause in time

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

The difference between friends and pets is that friends we allow into our company,
pets we allow into our solitude.
~Robert Brault

Hail to the morning

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Through the blackest night, morning gently tiptoes, feeling its way to dawn.
~Robert Brault


Tuesday, September 8, 2009

The night walked down the sky with the moon in her hand.
~Frederick L. Knowles

On zzzzz's

Sunday, August 16, 2009


Sleeping is no mean art: for its sake one must stay awake all day.
~Friedrich Nietzsche

Oh yes!

Monday, August 10, 2009


Wine is bottled poetry.
~Robert Louis Stevenson

Summer candy

Friday, August 7, 2009


Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability.
~Sam Keen

I love a dog

Thursday, August 6, 2009


I love a dog. He does nothing for political reasons.
~Will Rogers

In the wind

Wednesday, July 29, 2009


Animals give me more pleasure through the viewfinder of a camera than they ever did in the crosshairs of a gunsight. And after I've finished "shooting," my unharmed victims are still around for others to enjoy. I have developed a deep respect for animals. I consider them fellow living creatures with certain rights that should not be violated any more than those of humans.
~Jimmy Stewart

A wise man once said...

Wednesday, July 22, 2009


The moment a little boy is concerned with which is a jay and which is a sparrow,
he can no longer see the birds or hear them sing.
~Eric Berne


Monday, July 20, 2009


Alice came to a fork in the road. "Which road do I take?" she asked.
"Where do you want to go?" responded the Cheshire cat.
"I don't know," Alice answered.
"Then," said the cat, "it doesn't matter."
~Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

Nature's running machines

Wednesday, July 8, 2009


He knows when you're happy
He knows when you're comfortable
He knows when you're confident
And he always knows when you have carrots.
~Author Unknown

on flowers

Sunday, July 5, 2009


Bread feeds the body, indeed, but flowers feed also the soul.
~The Koran

The great escape

Wednesday, July 1, 2009


People tell me that the countryside must always be stupid and backward, and I get angry,
as if it were said that only townspeople had immortal souls, and that it was only in the city
that the flame of divinity breathed into the first men had an unobscured glow.
~George William Russell

On dogs

Monday, June 22, 2009


The great pleasure of a dog is that you may make a fool of yourself with him
and not only will he not scold you, but he will make a fool of himself too.
~Samuel Butler, Notebooks, 1912

creatures, great and small

Saturday, June 20, 2009


Because the heart beats under a covering of hair, of fur, feathers, or wings,
it is, for that reason, to be of no account?
~Jean Paul Richter

Zoom zoom

Wednesday, June 17, 2009


I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move.
~Robert Louis Stevenson

On vast blue skies

Tuesday, June 16, 2009


The poetry of the earth is never dead.
~John Keats

A man is his castle

Monday, June 15, 2009


A neurotic is a man who builds a castle in the air.
A psychotic is the man who lives in it.
A psychiatrist is the man who collects the rent.
~Jerome Lawrence

A feather for my freedom

Sunday, June 14, 2009


God loved the birds and invented trees.
Man loved the birds and invented cages.
~Jacques Deval, Afin de vivre bel et bien

On parenting

Saturday, June 13, 2009

Your children need your presence more than your presents.
~Jesse Jackson

Home sweet home

Tuesday, June 9, 2009


No man but feels more of a man in the world
if he have but a bit of ground that he can call his own.
However small it is on the surface, it is four thousand miles deep;
and that is a very handsome property.
~Charles Dudley Warner

Sweet eccentricity

Sunday, June 7, 2009


It's always the badly dressed people who are the most interesting.
~Jean Paul Gaultier

On best friends

Saturday, June 6, 2009


A dog is one of the remaining reasons why some people can be persuaded to go for a walk.
~O.A. Battista


Friday, June 5, 2009


Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts.
~Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

On liberty

Tuesday, June 2, 2009


Freedom is the oxygen of the soul.
~Moshe Dayan

The cat with no hat

Monday, June 1, 2009


There are few things in life more heartwarming than to be welcomed by a cat.
~Tay Hohoff

On the move

Sunday, May 31, 2009


The simplest questions are the most profound.
Where were you born? Where is your home?
Where are you going? What are you doing?
Think about these once in a while and watch your answers change.
~Richard Bach