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Monthly Archives: August 2010


Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! ~ Dorothy, The Wizard of Oz, 1939


The sound of ‘gentle stillness’ after all the thunder and wind have passed will the ultimate Word from God. ~ Jim Elliot


Shot this during an after-monsoon-storm walk w/Kat.  She doesn’t have a lot of patience for ISO or exposure compensation. It is what it is given dusky lighting and a five year old who had places to go.



Children make you want to start life over.  ~ Muhammad Ali


Barrel Cactus blossom, Sonoran Desert


Here we go round the prickly pear / At five o’clock in the morning. ~ T.S. Eliot



Everything is blooming most recklessly; if it were voices instead of colors, there would be an unbelievable shrieking into the heart of the night. ~ Rainer Maria Rilke


That man is a creature who needs order yet yearns for change is the creative contradiction at the heart of the laws which structure his conformity and define his deviancy. ~ Freda Adler


For most people, we often marvel at the beauty of a sunrise or the magnificence of a full moon, but it is impossible to fathom the magnitude of the universe that surrounds us.  ~ Richard H. Baker