Sunday, January 31, 2010

southern review

Saturday, January 30, 2010


winter garden

the price

What you have become is the price you paid to get what you used to want.

- Mignon McLaughlin

Thursday, January 28, 2010

tree and a bike


The still revolutionary insight of Buddhism is that life and death are in the mind, and nowhere else. Mind is revealed as the universal basis of experience—the creator of happiness and the creator of suffering, the creator of what we call life and what we call death.

- a glimpse

Wednesday, January 27, 2010


Tuesday, January 26, 2010

from 'Dream of Life'


Monday, January 25, 2010

the story

Those who do not have power over the story that dominates their lives, power to retell it, to rethink it, deconstruct it, joke about it, and change it as times change, truly are powerless, because they cannot think new thoughts.

-Salman Rushdie

Sunday, January 24, 2010

Sunday Times

Saturday, January 23, 2010


Rely on the message of the teacher, not on his personality;
Rely on the meaning, not just on the words;
Rely on the real meaning, not on the provisional one;
Rely on your wisdom mind, not on your ordinary, judgmental mind.

- the Buddah

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

store front

Monday, January 18, 2010

paper under glass

Sunday, January 17, 2010

heart, hand, fish, flower

Saturday, January 16, 2010



We may idealize freedom, but when it comes to our habits, we are completely enslaved.

- a glimpse

Thursday, January 14, 2010

another chair

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

winter walk


Life does not accommodate you; it shatters you. Every seed destroys its container, or else there would be no fruition.

-Florida Scott-Maxwell

plate, pear, knife

Monday, January 11, 2010

daily life

There is no enlightenment outside of daily life.

-Thich Nhat Hanh

Sunday, January 10, 2010


Friday, January 08, 2010


Thursday, January 07, 2010


The philosophy of waiting is sustained by all the oracles of the universe.

-Ralph Waldo Emerson

Sunday, January 03, 2010


Friday, January 01, 2010


The significant problems we face cannot be solved at the same level of thinking we were at when we created them.

-Albert Einstein