Monthly Archives: August 2014

What’s your sense of it?

“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.  Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking.  Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner … Continue reading

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What we find…

“For whatever we lose (like a you or a me), it’s always ourself we find in the sea.”  — e.e. cummings This is the first of a set of images shot on Cape Cod over the course of a much … Continue reading

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A farewell to the Smoky Mountains

This marks the last of a few weeks of posting images from my recent trip to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Native Americans coined the name Smoky Mountains because of the almost constantly rising mist from the stacked mountain … Continue reading

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Gandhi on Inner Peace

“Nobody can hurt me without my permission.” — Mahatma Gandhi

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An explanation, impossible

“To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary.  To one without faith, no explanation is possible.” — Thomas Aquinas

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The wilderness necessity

“Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out going to the mountains is going home; that wilderness is a necessity…” — John Muir

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A Cades Cove Unexpected

It’s happened to me before, so no surprises here.  I map it out, select a route, circle the stop points on a map, lay out expected times at each location and then set out.  But then something comes up and … Continue reading

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A shedding, a starting

“We must be willing to get rid of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.” — Joseph Campbell

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Keep on Wanting

Everything you want in broken pieces on the floor And everything you thought you’d ever need But it’s not what you want that matters, it’s what you want more So go on, lie to yourself but don’t lie to me … Continue reading

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Bee happy!

iPhone 5, Snapseed

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the penniless preacher

Tapping a central digit, pausing, pushing time He cleared his throat and saw upon the gazes of the waited eyes An answer they begged, start it now His panoramic delay, but still the shadow eyes did not part Now, you … Continue reading

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Weekend Inspiration: Have you ever been Bob?

From Pixar’s wonderful, The Incredibles.  If you’re not familiar with the plot line, the main character here is a Superman-like superhero who has lost the ability to serve as superhero.  So, he finds himself with a desk job, staring out … Continue reading

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