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Monday, June 30, 2008

The Webs We Weave

“The means to gain happiness is to throw out from oneself like a spider in all directions an adhesive web of love, and to catch in it all that comes”
Tolstoy

Thursday, June 26, 2008

Dog Days of Summer

Photo from last summer after Daisy and I got Italian Ice from the Icee Man.
“Our fear of death is like our fear that summer will be short, but when we have had our swing of pleasure, our fill of fruit and our swelter of heat, we say we have had our day"
Ralph Waldo Emerson


Monday, June 23, 2008

Eye of the Storm

“Perhaps love is like a resting place, A shelter from the storm, It exists to give you comfort, It is there to keep you warm, And in those times of trouble, When you are most alone, The memory of love will bring you home”
John Denver

Friday, June 20, 2008

Wild and Savory

“Wild oats will get sown some time, and one of the arts of life is to sow them at the right time”
Richard Le Gallienne

Thursday, June 19, 2008

The Flames of Passion

“They declaim against the passions without bothering to think that it is from their flame philosophy lights its torch.”
Marquis De Sade

Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Water Lillies

“We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.”
Jawaharlal Nehru

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Ripples

“Remember there's no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end.”
Scott Adams

Sunday, June 15, 2008

Ever Watching

“'Tis sweet to hear the watch dogs' honest bark - Bay deep-mouthed welcome as we draw near home; 'Tis sweet to know there is an eye will mark - Our coming and look brighter when we come”
Lord Byron

Saturday, June 14, 2008

Tough Love

“Is love a tender thing? It is too rough, too rude, too boisterous; and it pricks like thorn.”
William Shakespeare

Friday, June 13, 2008

Fuzzy Reality


“Really, the fundamental, ultimate mystery -- the only thing you need to know to understand the deepest metaphysical secrets -- is this: that for every outside there is an inside and for every inside there is an outside, and although they are different, they go together.”
Alan Watts

Thursday, June 12, 2008

Tragedy

"The effort to understand the universe is one of the very few things that lifts human life a little above the level of farce, and gives it some of the grace of tragedy. "

Wednesday, June 11, 2008

The Flames of Hope


I'm sorry, it's been brutally hot here and I just haven't picked up the camera. This is a photo from Notre Dame I took on a trip to Paris this past March.
An ironic quote to put for candles at Notre Dame, but one I agree with totally.
Albert Einstein

Monday, June 9, 2008

pamplemousse

“Life is like a grapefruit. Well, it's sort of orangy-yellow and dimpled on the outside, wet and squidgy in the middle. It's got pips inside, too. Oh, and some people have a half a one for breakfast.”
Douglas Adams

Let the Dragons Loose

To attract good fortune, spend a new penny on an old friend, share an old pleasure with a new friend and lift up the heart of a true friend by writing his name on the wings of a dragon.”

Saturday, June 7, 2008

Open Mind

“I would rather have a mind opened by wonder than one closed by belief”
Gerry Spence
oops, I missed a day. I was away in Lancaster Pa. This pic is from the Mount Hope Winery.

Thursday, June 5, 2008

Ladybug Ladybug

Ladybug! Ladybug!Fly away home.Your house is on fire.And your children all gone.
All except one,And that's little Ann,For she crept underThe frying pan
This is not really a nice nursery rhyme at all. It's very scary and sad. aw!

Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Ode to a Weed

“A weed is but an unloved flower.”
Ella Wheeler
Can somebody please identify this for me. It's growing along my fence and I hate to pull it out because of the color. The flowers are very tiny and the stalks are tall

Tuesday, June 3, 2008

The Time for Change

“Change is the constant, the signal for rebirth, the egg of the phoenix”
Christina Baldwin

Monday, June 2, 2008

See the Light

In the attitude of silence the soul finds the path in an clearer light, and what is elusive and deceptive resolves itself into crystal clearness. Our life is a long and arduous quest after Truth.”
Mahatma Gandhi

Sunday, June 1, 2008

Hello?

This is my baby boy Joey. This picture was taken almost 16 years ago. I'm a bit under the weather today. I didn't get the camera out.