Thursday, July 30, 2009

backyard

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

death

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

-Rabindranath Tagore

words

Be careful of your thoughts, they may become words at any moment.

-Iara Gassen

alley




Saturday, July 25, 2009

listening

In the silence of listening, you can know yourself in everyone, the unseen singing softly to itself and to you.

-Rachel Naomi Remen

in the alley

passes

Spring passes and one remembers one's innocence.
Summer passes and one remembers one's exuberance.
Autumn passes and one remembers one's reverence.
Winter passes and one remembers one's perseverance.

-Yoko Ono

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

to live

To live content with small means; to seek elegance rather than luxury, and refinement rather than fashion... to let the spiritual, unbidden and unconscious, grow up through the common.

-William Ellery Channing

Sunday, July 19, 2009

birds

Saturday, July 18, 2009

getting even

The only people with whom you should try to get even are those who have helped you.

-John E Southard

Matisse shadows

allow

Love is the ability and willingness to allow those that you care for to be what they choose for themselves, without any insistence that they satisfy you.

-Dr. Wayne Dyer

Friday, July 17, 2009

jury duty

Thursday, July 16, 2009

close to the bone

Gratitude is so close to the bone of life, pure and true, that it instantly stops the rational mind, and all its planning and plotting.

-Regina Sara Ryan

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Baltimore

Monday, July 13, 2009

the Ambassador

Sunday, July 12, 2009

market day

this moment

With mind far off, not thinking of death’s coming,
Performing these meaningless activities,
Returning empty-handed now would be complete confusion;
The need is recognition, the spiritual teachings,
So why not practice the path of wisdom at this very moment?

THE TIBETAN BOOK OF THE DEAD

from a glimpse

cake

Saturday, July 11, 2009

'common ground'

memory

Memory is so fragile that even perspective can distort it, ...

Nancy Bachrach

Wednesday, July 08, 2009

a plant

Sunday, July 05, 2009

blossoms

opportunity

Never miss an opportunity to make others happy, even if you have to leave them alone in order to do it.

-unknown

Thursday, July 02, 2009

the chuppa

white

@ the wedding