Wednesday, November 30, 2005

Dance like nobody's watching

"Kids: they dance before they learn there is anything that isn't music."

-William Stafford

Tuesday, November 29, 2005

Fascinatin' Fungus

"In every true searcher of Nature there is a kind of religious reverence, for he finds it impossible to imagine that he is the first to have thought out the exceedingly delicate threads that connect his perceptions."
-Albert Einstein

Monday, November 28, 2005

Why did the ducks cross the sidewalk?

. . . to get away from the photographer, of course! :)
Have a great Monday, everyone!

Sunday, November 27, 2005


"A Mother holds her children's hands for a while...their hearts forever"

Saturday, November 26, 2005

A Delicious Autumn Day

"Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns."
~George Eliot

Friday, November 25, 2005

Basking in the Warm Light

"Happiness is not a matter of events; it depends upon the tides of the mind."
-Alice Meynell

Thursday, November 24, 2005

Happy Thanksgiving

"I celebrated Thanksgiving in an old-fashioned way. I invited everyone in my neighborhood to my house, we had an enormous feast, and then I killed them and took their land."

-Jon Stewart

To all who are celebrating today, have a wonderful and safe holiday!

Wednesday, November 23, 2005

Taking Flight

Humans have earthly roots, the spirit has wings. By honoring the lineage of being the Earth Mother's children and by finding our spiritual roots in the Dream Weave, our spirits embrace our bodies and together are allowed to take flight. -Cisi Laughing Crow

Tuesday, November 22, 2005

Where Earth Meets Water

"Like water, be gentle and strong. Be gentle enough to follow the natural paths of the earth, and strong enough to rise up and reshape the world." ~Brenda Peterson

Monday, November 21, 2005

Blue Jay Buffet

He who has fed a stranger may have fed an angel. -The Talmud

Sunday, November 20, 2005

Leaf Freeze

"The quality of the imagination is to flow and not to freeze" ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Saturday, November 19, 2005

Rotated River Reflection

"Beauty is a primeval phenomenon, which itself never makes its appearance, but the reflection of which is visible in a thousand different utterances of the creative mind, and is as various as nature herself." ~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Friday, November 18, 2005

Sweet Voice in the Forest

"It is with birds as with other poets: the smaller gift need not be the less genuine; and they whom the world calls great . . . may possibly not be the ones who touch us most intimately, or to whom we return oftenest and with most delight." ~ Bradford Torrey

Thursday, November 17, 2005

Holy Ground

"In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks." ~John Muir

Wednesday, November 16, 2005

Your Imagination is Your Future

"Imagination is more important than knowledge." ~Albert Einstein

Tuesday, November 15, 2005

Life Lives in Circles

"...The Power of the World always works in circles, and everything tries to be round." ~Black Elk

Monday, November 14, 2005

Happy Monday

Since everything is but an apparition, perfect in being what it is, having nothing to do with good or bad, acceptance or rejection, one may well burst out in laughter. ~Long-Chen-Pa

Sunday, November 13, 2005

Finding a Bright Spot

"Look closely, and you will see the bright spots in this day. Give your attention, your thoughts and your efforts to those bright spots, and they will grow even brighter. Life is rich and complicated, ever-changing and coming at you from every direction. You always have the opportunity to make the very most of it all." -Ralph Marston

Saturday, November 12, 2005

Floating Along

"When the tides of life turn against you and the current upsets your boat, don't waste those tears on what might have been, just lie on your back and float." -Unknown

Friday, November 11, 2005

Looking Ahead . . . Looking Within

"The longest journey is the journey inwards. Of him who has chosen his destiny, Who has started upon his quest for the source of his being." ~Dag Hammarskjold

Thursday, November 10, 2005

Spiderwort flower (Tradescantia virginiana)

I will be the gladdest thing Under the sun! I will touch a hundred flowers And not pick one. ~Edna St. Vincent Millay

Wednesday, November 09, 2005

Angel Mail

Keep on asking and it will be given to you; keep on seeking and you will find . . . Matthew 7:7

Tuesday, November 08, 2005

Ready for Takeoff

"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover." -Mark Twain

Monday, November 07, 2005

Leaves sometimes have eyes

"A jug fills drop by drop." -Buddha

Sunday, November 06, 2005

Silent Mist

I saw old Autumn in the misty morn stand shadowless like silence, listening to silence. -Thomas Hood

Saturday, November 05, 2005

Morning Fog

"Truth is the torch that gleams through the fog without dispelling it." -Claude Adrien Helvetius

Friday, November 04, 2005

Sitting on a Log

"We're sitting on our blessed Mother Earth from which we get our strength and determination, love and humility - all the beautiful attributes that we've been given. So turn to one another; love one another; respect one another; respect Mother Earth; respect the waters - because that's life itself!" -Phil Lane, Sr. quotes (Yankton Sioux)

Thursday, November 03, 2005

Forest Light

"With all your science can you tell how it is, and whence it is, that light comes into the soul?" -Thoreau

Wednesday, November 02, 2005

Autumn Beauty

Autumn Beauty
Originally uploaded by Lady-bug.
"Fallen leaves lying on the grass in the November sun bring more happiness than the daffodils..."

-Cyril Connolly

Tuesday, November 01, 2005

Flower Whispers

Flower Whispers
Originally uploaded by Lady-bug.
"There is no abstract art. You must always start with something. Afterward you can remove all traces of reality."

-Pablo Picasso