Monthly Archives: September 2013

The sky is the daily bread of the eyes. Ralph Waldo Emerson Photo Martha Hughes

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Pulvis et umbra sumus. (We are but dust and shadow.) Horace

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There can be no assumption that today’s majority is ‘right’ and the Amish and others like them are ‘wrong.’ A way of life that is odd or even erratic but interferes with no rights or interests of others is not … Continue reading

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Each of us needs to withdraw from the cares which will not withdraw from us. We need hours of aimless wandering or spates of time sitting on park benches, observing the mysterious world of ants and the canopy of treetops. … Continue reading

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Beep Beep. The Roadrunner Photo Sam Lamport

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He’d always had a quickening of the heart when he crossed into Arizona and beheld the cactus country. This was as the desert should be, this was the desert of the picture books, with the land unrolled to the farthest … Continue reading

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I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train. Oscar Wilde

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Sparrows who emulate peacocks are likely to break a thigh. Burmese proverb Photo Nancy Six

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When the river is deepest it makes least noise. Proverb

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The flower in the vase smiles, but no longer laughs. Malcolm De Chazal

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