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Friday, July 31, 2009

Vitality of Thought

The vitality of thought is in adventure. Ideas won't keep. Something must be done about them.
~Alfred North Whitehead
English mathematician & philosopher (1861 - 1947)

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Spring on the Mountain

"If you've never been thrilled to the very edges of your soul by a flower in
spring bloom, maybe your soul has never been in bloom."
~Audra Foveo

Monday, July 27, 2009


Just because you are blind, and unable to see my beauty doesn't mean it does not exist.
~Margaret Cho, Margaret Cho's weblog, 03-23-06

Friday, July 24, 2009

I love today

I am not afraid of tomorrow, for I have seen yesterday and I love today.
~William Allen White

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Rest in Peace Sweet Simon

thou art truly a creature without equal,
for thou flies without wings and conquers without sword.
~The Koran

Rest in Peace Sweet Simon, I will so miss you.
photo by Chelsea


Monday, July 20, 2009

Steller's Jay

“The moments of happiness we enjoy
take us by surprise.
It is not that we seize them, but that they seize us.”
~Ashley Montagu

Monday, July 13, 2009

Jeffery's Shooting Star

To see a world in a grain of sand,
And a heaven in a wild flower,
Hold infinity in the palm of your hand,
An eternity in an hour
~William Blake

Saturday, July 11, 2009

Rufus Hummingbirds

When I'm trusting and being myself... everything in my life reflects this by falling into place easily, often miraculously.
~Shakti Gawain

The male Rufus flew south the last week of June, and yesterday morning the females and this years hatch flew south also. I will miss them so much. See you next year!

Thursday, July 9, 2009

Stuff your eyes with wonder

"Stuff your eyes with wonder . . . Live as if you'd drop dead in ten seconds. See the world. It's more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories."
- Ray Bradbury

Sunday, July 5, 2009


I once had a rose named after me and I was very flattered. But I was not pleased to read the description in the catalogue: no good in a bed, but fine up against a wall."

~Eleanor Roosevelt