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Love Al Fresco

Love is our true destiny. We do not find the meaning of life by ourselves alone – we find it with another. – Thomas Merton

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All Creatures Great and Small

Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened. – Anatole France A horse is worth more than riches. – Spanish Proverb Without a shepherd, sheep are not a flock. – Russian Proverb As an inspiration to the author, I do not think the cat can be overestimated. He suggests so […]

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Silent Language of Hands

Behold the hands how they promise, conjure, appeal, menace, pray, supplicate, refuse, beckon, interrogate, admire, confess, cringe, instruct, command, mock and what not besides, with a variation and multiplication of variation which makes the tongue envious. – Michel de Montaigne Our hands often reveal what we really think but do not say. They can show […]

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Oil, Cement, Music

In family life, love is the oil that eases friction, the cement that binds closer together, and the music that brings harmony. – Eva Burrows Family faces are magic mirrors. Looking at people who belong to us, we see the past, present and future. We make discoveries about ourselves. – Gail Lumet Buckley The family […]

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Portraits

New Book: Steve McCurry:  A Life in Pictures, by Bonnie McCurry The selection of photographs includes Steve’s best-known shots and more than 100 previously unpublished images. Also included are personal notes, telegrams and visual ephemera from his travels and assignments, all accompanied by his sister’s text, personal recollections and family stories. Most of my pictures […]

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Nature’s Art and Architecture

For nature is the art of God. – Thomas Browne The greatest cathedral of all is nature itself. It simultaneously humbles and pulls up giant emotions that cannot be fully expressed in mere words. – Rodney Cobb Study nature, love nature, … Continue reading

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A Life in Pictures

New Book: Steve McCurry:  A Life in Pictures The selection of photographs includes Steve’s best-known shots and more than 100 previously unpublished images. Also included are personal notes, telegrams and visual ephemera from his travels and assignments, all accompanied by … Continue reading

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POWER OF TWO

If we are a metaphor of the universe, the human couple is the metaphor par excellence, the point of intersection of all forces and the seed of all forms. The couple is time recaptured, the return to the time before time. – … Continue reading

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