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Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Bald Eagle

Convinced myself, I seek not to convince.
~Edgar Allan Poe, Berenice
US short story author, editor, & poet (1809 - 1849)

Monday, March 29, 2010


“I flow with life.
It makes things so much easier than to have things my way all the time.”

~Peter Koslowski

Friday, March 26, 2010


Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.
~William Faulkner
US novelist (1897 - 1962)

Wednesday, March 24, 2010


Of one thing I am certain, the body is not the measure of healing - peace is the measure.
~George Melton

Monday, March 22, 2010

Umpqua River Lighthouse

Let no man imagine that he has no influence. Whoever he may be, and wherever he may be placed, the man who thinks becomes a light and a power.
~Henry George
US economist (1839 - 1897)

Friday, March 19, 2010


The most decisive actions of our life - I mean those that are most likely to decide the whole course of our future - are, more often than not, unconsidered.
~Andre Gide
French critic, essayist, & novelist (1869 - 1951)

Wednesday, March 17, 2010


I am convinced that life in a physical body is meant to be an ecstatic experience.
~Shakti Gawain

Monday, March 15, 2010

Full moon

"Meditate. Live purely. Be quiet. Do your work with mastery. Like the moon, come out from behind the clouds! Shine."

Friday, March 12, 2010

I Am

The words 'I am...' are potent words; be careful what you hitch them to. The thing you're claiming has a way of reaching back and claiming you.
~A. L. Kitselman

Wednesday, March 10, 2010


Storms make oaks take deeper root.
~George Herbert
English clergyman & metaphysical poet (1593 - 1633)

Monday, March 8, 2010


The secret of a good memory is attention, and attention to a subject depends upon our interest in it. We rarely forget that which has made a deep impression on our minds.
~Tryon Edwards
(1809 - 1894)

Friday, March 5, 2010

Red-breasted Sapsucker

We would worry less about what others think of us if we realized how seldom they do.
~Ethel Barrett

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

The Storm

They sicken of the calm, who knew the storm.
~Dorothy Parker,
'Fair Weather,' Sunset Gun, 1928
US author, humorist,
poet, & wit (1893 - 1967)

Monday, March 1, 2010


If power was an illusion, wasn't weakness necessarily one also?
~Lois McMaster Bujold,
A Civil Campaign, 1999
US science fiction author