Sunday, April 30, 2006

electric fire

"The roaring street is hung for miles
With fierce electric fire."
~ William Vaughan Moody ~

Saturday, April 29, 2006


"Earth laughs in flowers."
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson ~

Friday, April 28, 2006

o, wind

"O, wind,
If Winter comes, can Spring be far behind?"
~Percy Bysshe Shelley~

Thursday, April 27, 2006

wild west drama

"I treat the photograph as a work of great complexity in which you can find drama. Add to that a careful composition of landscapes, live photography, the right music and interviews with people, and it becomes a style."
~ Ken Burns ~

Wednesday, April 26, 2006

ice cream

"Life is like an ice-cream cone, you have to lick it one day at a time."
~ Charles M. Schulz ~

Tuesday, April 25, 2006

unnatural stillness

"A blight had fallen on the trees and shrubs; and the wind, at length beginning to break the unnatural stillness that had prevailed all day, sighed heavily from time to time, as though foretelling in grief the ravages of the coming storm."
~ Charles Dickens ~

Sunday, April 23, 2006


"Winter makes a bridge between one year and another and, in this case, one century and the next."
~ Andy Goldsworthy ~

Saturday, April 22, 2006

long way home

"Life's a voyage that's homeward bound."
~ Herman Melville ~

Friday, April 21, 2006

the zoo

"Zoo: An excellent place to study the habits of human beings."
~ Evan Esar ~

Thursday, April 20, 2006

liquid kisses

"Let the rain kiss you. Let the rain beat upon your head with silver liquid drops. Let the rain sing you a lullaby."
~ Langston Hughes ~

Wednesday, April 19, 2006

railroad town

"Imagine someday riding the railroad to visit relatives in the Lower 48, enjoying beautiful scenery and spectacular views aboard a train."
~ Frank Murkowski ~

Tuesday, April 18, 2006

the memory of things

"The memory of things gone is important to a jazz musician. Things like old folks singing in the moonlight in the back yard on a hot night or something said long ago."

~ Louis Armstrong ~

Monday, April 17, 2006


"The principal goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have done."

~ Jean Piaget ~

Sunday, April 16, 2006


"'Twas Easter-Sunday. The full-blossomed trees Filled all the air with fragrance and with joy."

~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ~

Saturday, April 15, 2006


"I think that I cannot preserve my health and spirits, unless I spend four hours a day at least - and it is commonly more than that - sauntering through the woods and over the hills and fields, absolutely free from all worldly engagements."
~ Henry David Thoreau ~

Friday, April 14, 2006

high flying

"You're a grand old flag,
You're a high flying flag
And forever in peace may you wave."
~ George M. Cohan ~

Thursday, April 13, 2006


"Love comforteth like sunshine after rain."
~ William Shakespeare ~

Wednesday, April 12, 2006

hiding places

". . . the moon gazed on my midnight labours, while, with unrelaxed and breathless eagerness, I pursued nature to her hiding-places."
~ Mary Shelley ~

Tuesday, April 11, 2006


"It is not a Justice System. It is just a system."

~ Bob Enyart ~

Monday, April 10, 2006


"Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountain is going home; that wildness is necessity; that mountain parks and reservations are useful not only as fountains of timber and irrigating rivers, but as fountains of life."

- John Muir ~