Monthly Archives: May 2015

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Rainy Sunday

“On the fifth day, which was a Sunday, it rained very hard. I like it when it rains hard. It sounds like white noise everywhere, which is like silence but not empty.” ― Mark Haddon “Some people walk in the rain, others just get wet.” ― Roger Miller “… millions long for immortality who don’t […]

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Keeping Quiet

    KEEPING QUIET by Pablo Neruda   Now we will count to twelve and we will all keep still.   For once on the face of the earth, let’s not speak in any language; let’s stop for one second, and not move our arms so much.   It would be an exotic moment without […]

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Salt of Life

“In youth, you want someone to build a life with. After fifty, you just want someone who can handle salt.” ~Rodney Ross “Let there be work, bread, water and salt for all.” ~Nelson Mandela “Trust no one unless you have eaten much salt with him.” ~Cicero ———————————————————————————————————– The Artist and I adore good sea salt […]

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Bubbles

“If we have learned anything in the past 20 years of massive asset bubbles and equally massive declines when the bubbles finally pop, it’s this: those caught up in the expansionary phase of the bubble cannot believe the bubble that’s rewarding them so richly could actually burst. This psychology of mass delusion now dominates housing, stocks […]

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Exploring Our Own “Backyard”

“Anyone can take an adventure even if it’s only in your own backyard. Let your imagination be your adventure and see where it takes you.” ― Carmela Dutra “I knew I wouldn’t discover happiness in a faraway place or in unusual circumstances; it was right here, right now— as in the haunting play “The Blue […]

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Quiet Hike

“The quiet sense of something lost” ― Alfred Tennyson “Silence fell between them, as tangible as the dark tree shadows that fell across their laps and that now seemed to rest upon them as heavily as though they possessed a measurable weight of their own.” ― Madeleine L’Engle —————————————————————————————————————- The Artist and I set out […]

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Sauntering

“To saunter is a science; it is the gastronomy of the eye. To take a walk is to vegetate; to saunter is to live.” ~Honore de Balzac “There is an art to wandering.  If I have a destination, a plan – an objective – I’ve lost the ability to find serendipity.  I’ve become too focused, […]

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