Tuesday, December 25, 2012

To All the World

“A merry Christmas to everybody! A happy New Year to all the world!”
Charles Dickens 1812-1870

Peace on earth.

Thursday, December 20, 2012


“The hill pines were sighing,
O'ercast and chill was the day: 
A mist in the valley lying
Blotted the pleasant May.”
Robert Bridges 1844-1930

A misty Mendocino morning last May

Tuesday, December 18, 2012


“I try to avoid looking forward or backward, and try to keep looking upward.”
Charlotte Bronte 1816-1855

A recent sunset over San Francisco

Sunday, December 16, 2012

Nine Out of Ten Doctors Agree

“For fast-acting relief, try slowing down.”
Lily Tomlin

Enjoying the end of the day on Maui.

Friday, December 14, 2012


“Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors for you where there were only walls”
Joseph Campbell 1904-1987

Or get a vanity plate so your bliss will follow you.

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Birds of a Feather

“You cannot prevent the birds of sorrow from flying over your head, but you can prevent them from building nests in your hair.”
Chinese Proverb

If these are birds of sorrow, I may be in for trouble. Luckily, no hair nests.

Monday, December 10, 2012

California Dreaming

"Humankind cannot bear very much reality."
T. S. Eliot 1888-1965

A man with a sun head creates a very temporary winter wonderland in downtown Livermore, CA.  

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Modern Art

“Do not strive to be a modern artist.
It's the one thing, unfortunately, you can't help being."
Salvador Dali 1904-1989

Shadows and shapes and angles and reflections and light and dark-
a small section of The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

Tuesday, December 4, 2012


“We are not human beings having a spiritual experience.
We are spiritual beings having a human experience.”
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin 1881-1955

Looking towards the heavens in Taos, New Mexico

Sunday, December 2, 2012

Enough Said

“Every answer you ever need lies within your own silence..”
Ian Tucker