Tuesday, July 29, 2008

alley in ams


As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world -- that is the myth of the "atomic age" -- as in being able to remake ourselves.

-Mahatma Gandhi

Monday, July 28, 2008


Do not look for rest in any pleasure, because you were not created for pleasure: you were created for Joy. And if you do not know the difference between pleasure and joy you have not yet begun to live.

-Thomas Merton

painted light

the sea

If you want to build a ship, don't herd people together to collect wood and don't assign them tasks and work but rather, teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.

-Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Sunday, July 27, 2008

deAppel @ The Grand


Don't be concerned about being disloyal to your pain by being joyous.

-Pir Vilayat Inayat Khan, Alchemical Wisdom


Saturday, July 26, 2008


Death is not extinguishing the light; it is putting out the lamp because the dawn has come.

-Rabindranath Tagore

Saturday, July 19, 2008


our nature

“we can no longer afford to have petty, controlling, abusive, relationships in which denial is supported. We do this to ourselves, we do it to our families, our neighbors and we do it to nature.”

- the source

Friday, July 18, 2008


I gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which I must stop and look fear in the face... I say to myself, I've lived through this and can take the next thing that comes along.

-Eleanor Roosevelt



As one goes through life one learns that if you don't paddle your own canoe, you don't move.

-Katharine Hepburn

Wednesday, July 16, 2008


The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.

-Marcel Proust

Monday, July 14, 2008



"It was good for the skin to touch the earth, and the old people liked to remove their moccasins and walk with bare feet on the sacred earth... The soil was soothing, strengthening, cleansing, and healing."

-Chief Luther Standing Bear, TETON SIOUX

Sunday, July 13, 2008


Saturday, July 12, 2008

in the garden

Wednesday, July 09, 2008

warrior heart

To open deeply, as genuine spiritual life requires, we need tremendous courage and strength, a kind of warrior spirit. But the place for this warrior strength is in the heart.

-Jack Kornfield

Monday, July 07, 2008

green spot

Saturday, July 05, 2008

afterwards rain

Friday, July 04, 2008

an opening

having a show of the digital 'screenprints' today - the 'First Friday' in July from 5-7 @ El Rancho Grande 3608 Falls Rd @ 36th...it's a big ranch!

Wednesday, July 02, 2008

coffee, orchid, scissors


Gd does not die on the day when we cease to believe in a personal deity, but we die on the day when our lives cease to be illuminated by the steady radiance, renewed daily, of a wonder, the source of which is beyond all reason.

-Dag Hammarskjold