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.
~Lamartine

I love mine!

Thursday, November 12, 2009



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

Home

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

Melancholy

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

Respite

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

Totally.

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

Compassion

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

Irridescence

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

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

Oh yes!

Monday, August 10, 2009

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Wine is bottled poetry.
~Robert Louis Stevenson

Summer candy

Friday, August 7, 2009

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Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability.
~Sam Keen

I love a dog

Thursday, August 6, 2009

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

In the wind

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

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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

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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

Crossroads

Monday, July 20, 2009

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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

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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

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

The great escape

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

A man is his castle

Monday, June 15, 2009

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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

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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

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

Home sweet home

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

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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

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

On best friends

Saturday, June 6, 2009

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

Home

Friday, June 5, 2009

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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

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Freedom is the oxygen of the soul.
~Moshe Dayan

The cat with no hat

Monday, June 1, 2009

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

On the move

Sunday, May 31, 2009

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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