need a lift?

“If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.”– Booker T. Washington This goat sculpture had no idea they would be supporting a water dragon on a sunny…

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on the look-out

"Opportunities to find deeper powers within ourselves come when life seems most challenging." – Joseph Campbell Each of us is having an individual, distinct experience of this pandemic, depending on…

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thanking anonymous

“Nobody, of the hundreds of people that had visited the Fair, knew that a grey spider had played the most important part of all.” – E.B. White, Charlotte's Web A…

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the invitation

“Do whatever you need to slow down. It is time to explore what you are carrying within.” – Roxana Jones All over the world, for those of us who are…

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solitary thinking

"Solitude is a breeding ground for idiosyncrasy, and I relish that about it, the way it liberates whim." – Caroline Knapp Everyone has a unique relationship with solitude. Some require…

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the year of perfect vision

“The future can no longer beWhat is going to happen?It isWhat are we going to do?” – Henri Bergson This is at the entrance of Zealandia, a conservation project in…

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throw it out the window

“The voyage of a lifetime starts at the windowsill.” – Khang Kijarro Nguyen On a family vacation, I took this photo while looking out a window as I adjusted to…

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no words

"Some things just can't be described. And stepping onto the moon was one of them.”– Buzz Aldrin When we have extraordinary experiences (or, rather, not-at-all-ordinary experiences), we often want to…

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riding by

"I think bicycling has done more to emancipate women than anything else in the world. It gives women a feeling of freedom and self-reliance. I stand and rejoice every time…

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jumping, but not the shark

“Sometimes you gotta trust the jump.” – Deray Mckesson As I write this, timetables for some big projects I’m working on for 2 of my companies have been blown completely…

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