Madonna of the Trail is a series of 12 identical monuments dedicated to the spirit of pioneer women in the United States. The monuments were commissioned by the National Society of Daughters of… Continue reading
Ask someone to name the branches of the U.S. armed forces, and you will most likely hear, “Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines”. Many overlook the fifth and smallest branch, the US Coast Guard,… Continue reading
It’s not so much staying alive, it’s staying human that’s important. What counts is that we don’t betray each other. -George Orwell
“What we do see depends mainly on what we look for. … In the same field the farmer will notice the crop, the geologists the fossils, botanists the flowers, artists the colouring, sportmen the cover for the game. Though we may all look at the same things, it does not all follow that we should see them.”
“Time is what we want the most, but what we use the worst,” ~William Penn
“Look at that sea, girls–all silver and shadow and vision of things not seen. We couldn’t enjoy its loveliness any…
“I thought how lovely and how strange a river is. A river is a river, always there, and yet the water flowing…
Happy Valentine’s Day.
Some cannot see the forest, for the trees… Ask yourself… “Can I?” Step back, refocus, try to see the big picture from another perspective.
Everybody should be quiet near a little stream and listen.
My absence in this space has been the result of a self-moratorium on spinning my wheels. It was way overdue.
In spite of current ads and slogans, the world doesn’t change one person at a time. It changes as networks of…
“Unlike a fountain that circulates the same water in an enclosed, perpetually recycling system, a human being…
“The most important kind of freedom is to be what you really are. You trade in your reality for a role. You trade in…
“A wonderful thing about true laughter is that it just destroys any kind of system of dividing people.” ~John Cleese
The moment one gives close attention to any thing, even a blade of grass it becomes a mysterious, awesome, indescribably magnificent world in itself. ~Henry Miller
Best Laid Plans
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
Instead of focusing on how much you can accomplish, focus on how much you can absolutely love what you’re doing.
Dreams in Ashes from Irene’s high school diary… the sequel to “Decisions”. July 14, 1949
I’m attempting to pause and appreciate the little things, lest time zooms by too quickly.
A Mother will sit out in the rain, to watch her child sit on the bench.
Good Morning, Geeps. 🙂
“I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.”
And then there were two…
CB:BA 2016 – Plus Post Week 3
Nearest Distant Shore