Big ideas. I'm having a Quantum Leap kind of day. Hypothesizing some things. Suspend your disbelief for a moment and imagine you can see the future. Decades ago, you held an object in your hand, a picture, and looked into the future. You said that what you saw was the Mona Lisa talking, no sound, … Continue reading Quantum Leap: The Mona Lisa Question
The Keeper A slow and steady flame, Does burn inside this heart, Though with it knowledge came, To rip my soul apart. Of the garden fruit, I ate, And it hath digested me, I wondered out the gate, Eager to be free. But the world I found out there, I could not understand, … Continue reading The Keeper
"It is always night, or we wouldn't need light." Thelonious Monk Some twenty-six years ago, I began writing down, collecting, quotes in a journal. One of the first entries is "There is a woman at the beginning of all great things." ~Alphonse Lamartine. I think I found that one on a tea tab for some … Continue reading It is Always Night, Or We Wouldn’t Need Light
I'll tell you what optimism is, in a world where a fake issue of a real newspaper was distributed by activists, and went viral, and where the media got it wrong again, because they didn't check the facts, or get the complete story, before they ran with it, I realized I'd renewed subscriptions to a … Continue reading Optimism
Some of my favorite fall foliage pictures from years gone by.
I need to believe in the world, in every good, great, beautiful, peaceful, loving, amazing, part of the world. In kindness, in dignity, honor, self-respect, respect for others, in what is decent, in manners, in grace, in hope, in trust. I need to believe in summer days, the sun shining, the breeze moving through … Continue reading Love
I pulled these quotes from other authors from facebook. From Author Elizabeth Gilbert.... "BITTERNESS Dear Ones - I've always loved this quote, from WOMEN WHO RUN WITH THE WOLVES, by Clarissa Pinkola Estés. There is such deep truth in this statement — that all of us will have to choose at some point in our … Continue reading Believing Again
Each moment that I live and breathe, I believe, Yes, I believe, In caterpillars and butterflies, In thunderstorms and clear blue skies, I believe in angels strong, who guard me when the night grows long And I believe in a love divine that lingers in this heart of mine, To heal my dreams and keep … Continue reading I Believe.