Friday, September 03, 2010


When I was in the military they gave me a medal for killing two men and a discharge for loving one. ~Epitaph of Leonard P. Matlovich, 1988

Friday, August 27, 2010


Competitions are for horses, not artists. ~Bela Bartok

Wednesday, August 18, 2010


Sometimes being a brother is even better than being a superhero. ~Marc Brown

Just spent 10 days with my nephews. Sibling rivalry is a mix of challenges and sharing.

Friday, July 30, 2010

The Sea

The Sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever. ~Jacques Cousteau

Friday, July 23, 2010


My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty. She's ninety-seven now, and we don't know where the hell she is. ~Ellen DeGeneres

Friday, July 16, 2010


Fear is the tax that conscience pays to guilt. ~George Sewell

Friday, July 09, 2010

Summer Day

A perfect summer day is when the sun is shining, the breeze is blowing, the birds are singing, and the lawn mower is broken. ~James Dent

Friday, July 02, 2010

Solo Travel

To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world. ~Freya Stark

Friday, June 25, 2010


Today the fate of humankind is even more crucially linked than ever before. The boundaries between the problems of "others" and "our" problems are being increasingly erased. ~Janez Drnovsek

Friday, June 18, 2010


The point of living and of being an optimist, is to be foolish enough to believe the best is yet to come. ~Peter Ustinov

Friday, June 11, 2010


If you fear making anyone mad, then you ultimately probe for the lowest common denominator of human achievement. ~Jimmy Carter

Friday, June 04, 2010


We eat up artists like there's going to be a famine at the end. ~Nikki Giovanni

Friday, May 28, 2010

No War

Sometime they'll give a war and nobody will come. ~Carl Sandburg

Friday, May 21, 2010


If you are free, you are not predictable and you are not controllable. ~June Jordan

Friday, May 14, 2010


All the things one has forgotten scream for help in dreams. ~Elias Canetti

Friday, May 07, 2010

The Edge

Life is like a stroll on the near to the edge as I can go. ~Thoreau

Friday, April 30, 2010


If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun. ~Katharine Hepburn

Friday, April 23, 2010


Forgiveness is a gift you give yourself. ~Suzanne Somers

Friday, April 16, 2010


This moving away from comfort and security, this stepping out into what is unknown, uncharted, and shaky - that's called liberation. ~Pema Chödrön

Friday, April 09, 2010


I can't help looking gay. I put on a dress and people say, "Who's the dyke in the dress? ~Karen Ripley

Friday, April 02, 2010


All that is necessary to break the spell of inertia and frustration is to - act as if it were impossible to fail. ~Dorothea Brande

Happy Easter!

Friday, March 26, 2010


Anger is a manifestation of a deeper issue... and that, for me, is based on insecurity, self-esteem and loneliness. ~Naomi Campbell

Friday, March 19, 2010


Brothers and sisters are as close as hands and feet. ~Vietnamese Proverb

Friday, March 12, 2010

Let Go

When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be. ~Lao Tzu

Friday, March 05, 2010


There is no need to go to India or anywhere else to find peace. You will find that deep place of silence right in your room. ~Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Friday, February 26, 2010


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

Friday, February 19, 2010


Travel is more than the seeing of sights. It is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living. ~Miriam Beard

Friday, February 12, 2010


Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.
~Jean Anouilh

Happy Valentine's Day to All!

Friday, February 05, 2010


Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for. ~Epicurus

Friday, January 29, 2010


There are two things in life for which we are never truly prepared: twins. ~Josh Billings

Friday, January 22, 2010


Jealousy is all the fun you think they had. ~Erica Jong

Friday, January 15, 2010

Take a Chance

A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable but more useful than a life spent in doing nothing.

Friday, January 08, 2010


I like these cold, gray winter days. Days like these let you savor a bad mood. ~Bill Watterson