Wednesday, April 26, 2017

How Do I Work?

"How do I work? I grope."
~ Albert Einstein

"It works if you work it."
~ Johnetta B. Cole

"Work is love made visible."
~ Kahlil Gibran

Monday, April 17, 2017

Little To Do With Living

"Time … has very little to do with living 
except at its beginning or near its end."
~ Phyllis Bottome

Saturday, April 8, 2017

The Air of Scientists

"Facts are the air of the scientists.
Without them you never can fly."
~ Ivan Pavlov

Ready to spread my annual mulch

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Friday, March 31, 2017

Tuesday, March 28, 2017


"Independence is happiness."
~ Susan B. Anthony

Lopping Day 5, So Much More to Do

Monday, March 27, 2017

Close To You

"The things that are close to you 
are the things you can photograph the best."
~ Sally Mann

Clouds, fog
haze and colors.

Light. All sunrises are beautiful but this morning's one is special.

Day 4 Lopping, Path Found

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Enjoy It

"I work because I enjoy it."
~ Mary Tyler Moore

Listening, watching the birds nearby and the jets leaving  Asheville airport. 

Monday, March 20, 2017

Love Makes the Ride Worthwhile

 "Love doesn't make the world go round, 
love is what makes the ride worthwhile." 
~ Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Beauty, Inside and Out

Happy Birthday, Manny
“He is beauty, inside and out.
He is the silver lining in a world of darkness.
He is my light.” 
~ Marie Lu

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Hope Is Like the Sun

"Hope is like the sun, which, 
as we journey toward it, 
casts the shadow of our burden behind us."
~ Samuel Smiles

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Gold of Truth

"Tragedy is like strong acid -
it dissolves away all but the very gold of truth."
~ D. H. Lawrence

Monday, March 13, 2017

Be Mindful

“Be mindful. Be grateful. Be positive. Be true. Be kind.” 
~ Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

Friday, March 10, 2017

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Invisible Strength

"I was six when my mother taught me 
the art of invisible strength... 
'strongest wind cannot be seen.'"
~ Amy Tan

While watching the sunrise, I counted four pileated woodpeckers in this tree. You can seem them if you zoom. They were singing a resonant song. Chattering. And their red heads gleamed with the rising sun.

Sunday, March 5, 2017

To Ask

"I do love praying. 
Like prier from French, 'to ask.'”
~ Pádraig Ó Tuama

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Hope Is A Gift

"Hope is a gift we give ourselves, 
and it remains when all else is gone."
~ Naomi Judd

Friday, March 3, 2017

Hearts and Minds

"We do not take pictures with our cameras, 
but with our hearts and minds."
~ Arnold Newman

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

More Worthy of Serious Attention

"Poetry is more philosophical 
and more worthy of serious attention 
than history."
~ Aristotle

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

A Kick Out of Living

"Calm energy is the natural flow state 
in which you get a kick out of living."
~ Robert K. Cooper

Monday, February 27, 2017

You Cannot Soar

"As long as you keep a person down, 
some part of you has to be 
down there to hold him down, 
so it means you cannot soar 
as you otherwise might."
~ Marian Anderson

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

The Thing You Cannot Explain

"Art is made to disturb. Science reassures. 
There is only one valuable thing in art: 
the thing you cannot explain."
~ Georges Braque

Monday, February 20, 2017

Friday, February 17, 2017