Wednesday, December 31, 2008

"A black cat crossing your path signifies that the animal is going somewhere."
~Groucho Marx

nerd/dweeb/dork + peculiarity =

"One resolution I have made, and try always to keep, is this: To rise above the little things."

~John Burroughs

Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Muir Woods

"There is pleasure in the pathless woods."

~Lord Byron

Sunday, December 28, 2008

fortitude & verve

“Ordinary riches can be stolen, real riches cannot. In your soul are infinitely precious things that cannot be taken from you.”
~Oscar Wilde


  1. Energy and enthusiasm in the expression of ideas, especially in artistic performance or composition
  2. Vitality; liveliness.
  3. Archaic. Aptitude; talent.



Strength of mind that allows one to endure pain or adversity with courage.

berry much

"To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance."

~Oscar Wilde

a very tart tart indeed

"I understand that absinthe makes the tart grow fonder."
~Ernest Dowson

"Go to Heaven for the climate, Hell for the company."
~Mark Twain

Saturday, December 27, 2008

aquatic park

“A ship is safe in harbor, but that's not what ships are for.”
~William Shedd

Thursday, December 25, 2008

holiday bliss

wreath karma

"Probably the reason we all go so haywire at Christmas time with the endless unrestrained and often silly buying of gifts is that we don't quite know how to put our love into words."
~Harlan Miller

"When I am grown to man's estate
I shall be very proud and great.
And tell the other girls and boys
Not to meddle with my toys."

~Robert Louis Stevenson

"Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful"

~Norman Vincent Peale

“I heard the bells on Christmas Day; their old familiar carols play, and wild and sweet the word repeat of peace on earth, good-will to men!”

~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Tuesday, December 23, 2008

santa francisco

“We live in a rainbow of chaos.”

~Paul Cezanne

cemetery sun shower

Monday, December 22, 2008

multicolored miracle

“You are responsible, forever, for what you have tamed. You are responsible for your rose."

~Antoine de St Exupery

“Half wits talk much, but say little.”

~Benjamin Franklin

2,220 hundred posts today!

"O, wind, if winter comes, can spring be far behind?”
~Percy Bysshe Shelley

Sunday, December 21, 2008

Saturday, December 20, 2008

"If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other."

~Mother Teresa

Serva me, Servabo te

a nigerian proverb

"Love is like seaweed;
even if you have pushed it away, you will not prevent it from coming back."

olive oyl magnet

"Fashion is made to become unfashionable."

~Coco Chanel

Friday, December 19, 2008

“There is a level of cowardice lower than that of the conformist: the fashionable non-conformist.”

~Ayn Rand

dose this

Q'est-ce que c'est?

"On matters of style, swim with the current, on matters of principle, stand like a rock."

~Thomas Jefferson


"I wish I could write as mysterious as a cat."

~Edgar Alan Poe

Thursday, December 18, 2008

lamp shade fashion

"Fashion is a form of ugliness
so intolerable that we have to alter
it every six months."

~Oscar Wilde

Tuesday, December 16, 2008

"Seize from every moment its unique novelty and do not prepare your joys."

- Andre Gide

"We seek peace, knowing that peace is the climate of freedom."

~Dwight D. Eisenhower

Sunday, December 14, 2008

street corner musician

"Music and rhythm find their way into the secret places of the soul."


Friday, December 12, 2008

C'est moi

My photo
California, United States

hummingbird break

hummingbird break

for flight

for flight