Monthly Archives: October 2014

Misty Quietude


“. . . these are the times of dreamy quietude, when beholding the tranquil beauty and brilliancy of the ocean’s skin, one forgets the tiger heart that pants beneath it; and would not willingly remember, that this velvet paw but conceals a remorseless fang.” Herman Melville


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It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.
Aristotle Onassis

History is not a burden on the memory but an illumination of the soul.
Lord Acton

Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue.

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Leaf in B&W


Never say there is nothing beautiful in the world anymore. There is always something to make you wonder in the shape of a tree, the trembling of a leaf.
Albert Schweitzer

Every particular in nature, a leaf, a drop, a crystal, a moment of time is related to the whole, and partakes of the perfection of the whole.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Even though photographers are only shooting the outside, beauty is more about who you are as a person – the life you lead – not your facade.
-Nigel Barker

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Fence Towards Sea

fence and sea

Together we can face any challenges as deep as the ocean and as high as the sky.
-Sonia Gandhi

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Misty Morn Strategy

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Golf is deceptively simple and endlessly complicated.
-Arnold Palmer

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Venice Canal B&W

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This is a photograph of one of the canals in Venice…Venice, California.

Canal Bank Walk

Leafy-with-love banks and the green waters of the canal
Pouring redemption for me, that I do
The will of God, wallow in the habitual, the banal,
Grow with nature again as before I grew.
The bright stick trapped, the breeze adding a third
Party to the couple kissing on an old seat,
And a bird gathering materials for the nest for the Word
Eloquently new and abandoned to its delirious beat.
O unworn world enrapture me, encapture me in a web
Of fabulous grass and eternal voices by a beech,
Feed the gaping need of my senses, give me ad lib
To pray unselfconsciously with overflowing speech
For this soul needs to be honoured with a new dress woven
From green and blue things and arguments that cannot be proven
Patrick Kavanagh


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