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“Jump, and you will find out how to unfold your wings as you fall”

What A Difference a Week Makes

 “The only reason for time is so that everything doesn’t happen at once.” Albert Einstain   About 168 hours ago, I woke up in Washington, boarded a plane in St. Louis, had a delicious crepe in Miami, spend a day admiring Gaudi’s amazing talent and imagination in Barcelona, checked my e-mail at Vienna Airport, had dinner with my … Continue reading »

In the Heat of the Summer

Summer is the time when one sheds one’s tensions with one’s clothes, and the right kind of day is jeweled balm for the battered spirit. A few of those days and you can become drunk with the belief that all’s right with the world. — Ada Louise Huxtable

At the Barber Shop

When The Night Falls

Where light and shadow fall on your subject – that is the essence of expression and art through photography. – Scott Bourne It is the photographing of ordinary things, in extraordinary light, which results in extaordinary photographs. – David Young

New Day

“You’ll seldom experience regret for anything that you’ve done. It is what you haven’t done that will torment you. The message, therefore, is clear. Do it! Develop an appreciation for the present moment. Seize every second of your life and savor it. Value your present moments. Using them up in any self-defeating ways means you’ve lost … Continue reading »


  “True heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic. It is not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost, but the urge to serve others at whatever cost.” Arthur Ashe

Happy May Day!

“May and June.  Soft syllables, gentle names for the two best months in the garden year: cool, misty mornings gently burned away with a warming spring sun, followed by breezy afternoons and chilly nights.  The discussion of philosophy is over; it’s time for work to begin.” –  Peter Loewer

Be Happy

Happy Earth Day

“The earth is what we all have in common.” Wendell Barry