Wednesday, March 21, 2018

I Am

"I took a deep breath and listened to the old brag of my heart; I am, I am, I am."
—Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar

Tuesday, March 20, 2018


 Coco Chanel

"She wasn't doing a thing that I could see, except standing there leaning on the balcony railing, holding the universe together."
—J. D. Salinger, "A Girl I Knew"

Monday, March 19, 2018

Something New From Something Old

"In our village, folks say God crumbles up the old moon into stars."
—Alexander Solzhenitsyn, One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich

Sunday, March 18, 2018

Saturday, March 17, 2018

Happy St. Patrick's Day!

Let the Shenanigan's begin!

Friday, March 16, 2018


"at any rate, that is happiness;
to be dissolved into something 
COMPLETE and GREAT." -Willa Cather, My Antonia

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Life's Surprises

"Life keeps
surprising us.
That's what 
makes it so
 rich with possibility."  -Helen Mirren

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Biddings For A Loved One

"May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.  May your rivers flow without end, meandering through pastoral valleys tinkling with bells, past temples and castles and poets towers into a dark primeval forest  where tigers belch and monkeys howl, through miasmal and mysterious swamps and down again into a deep vast ancient unknown chasm where bars of sunlight blaze on profiled cliffs, where deer walk across the white sand beaches, where storms come and go as lightning clangs upon the high crags, where something strange and more beautiful and more full of wonder than your deepest dreams waits for you--- beyond that next turning of the canyon walls." - Edward Abbey

Tuesday, March 13, 2018


"What God intended for you goes far beyond anything you can imagine " - Oprah Winfrey

Monday, March 12, 2018

Sunday, March 11, 2018

Who You Really Are

"Grow up 
and become
who you really are." 


Saturday, March 10, 2018


when you 
stop and look
around, this 
Life is pretty


Friday, March 9, 2018

Only Once

 Image: Alexandre Maller

"People live
through such pain only once;
pain comes
again, but it
finds a
surface." -Willa Cather

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

A Sneak Preview

is everything.
It's the preview of life's
coming attractions." -Albert Einstein

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

A Childhood Response

"Snow provokes responses
that reach right back
to childhood."

Monday, March 5, 2018

Abby Normal

"I tried to be normal once.
Worse two minutes of my life!"

 Feeling more like myself again. Watermelon girl c. 1970's at my office in the Physics department.

Sunday, March 4, 2018

Cogito Ergo Cogito

"Dubito ergo cogito, cogito ergo sum."
(I doubt therefore I think, I think therefore I am)
-Rene Descartes (1596-1650)

Saturday, March 3, 2018

Special Sounds

"Stay close
any sounds
make you
you're alive."

Thursday, March 1, 2018

A Million Little Suns

"The snow is sparkling like
a million little suns." -Lama Willa
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