Friday, January 30, 2009


Codi: Gives you the willies, doesn't it? The thought of raising kids in a place where the front yard ends in a two-hundred-foot drop? [referring to cliff dwellings]
Loyd: No worse than raising up kids where the front yard ends in a freeway.
~Barbara Kingsolver, Animal Dreams

Eye see

Saturday, January 24, 2009


I think your whole life shows in your face and you should be proud of that.
~Lauren Bacall

Steel birds

Tuesday, January 20, 2009


Thank God men cannot fly, and lay waste the sky as well as the earth.
~Henry David Thoreau

My sunshine, my "I do"

Wednesday, January 14, 2009


A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
~Mignon McLaughlin, The Second Neurotic's Notebook, 1966

Frozen monolith

Tuesday, January 13, 2009


Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them.
~Bill Vaughn

Hail planet earth

Friday, January 9, 2009


Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating;
there is really no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather.
~John Ruskin

Just... blue

Tuesday, January 6, 2009


Azure, cobalt blue, cornflower blue, cyan, electric blue, ice blue, indigo, lapis lazuli, midnight blue, navy blue, peacock blue, powder blue, Prussian blue, royal blue, sapphire, saxe blue, sky blue, slate blue, steel blue, turquoise, ultramarine...

Paper bridges

Sunday, January 4, 2009


The hardest thing to learn in life is which bridge to cross and which to burn.
~David Russell

Happy New Year

Friday, January 2, 2009


The new year begins in a snow-storm of white vows.
~George William Curtis