Monday, 31 March 2014

90/365 One Must Have Sunshine



90/365 One Must Have Sunshine

“Just living is not enough," said the butterfly, "one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.” 
Hans Christian Andersen, The Complete Fairy Tales

Sunday, 30 March 2014

89/365 Rooted in Earth


89/365 Rooted in Earth

"The fairest thing in nature, a flower, still has its roots in earth and manure." 

D. H. Lawrence

Saturday, 29 March 2014

88/365 An Artist's Voice


88/365 An Artist's Voice

“The role of the artist is to ask questions, not answer them.” 

Anton Chekhov

Friday, 28 March 2014

87/365 To Live in Hearts





87/365 To Live in Hearts


“To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.” 
Dr. Thomas Campbell

Thursday, 27 March 2014

86/365 Gathering Beauty


86/365 Gathering Beauty

"By plucking her petals, you do not gather the beauty of the flower."

 Rabindranath Tagore

Wednesday, 26 March 2014

85/365 Warm Yellow Light


85/365 Warm Yellow Light

"I really just want to be warm yellow light that pours over everyone I love." 

Conor Oberst

Tuesday, 25 March 2014

84/365 Walking to Remember


84/365 Walking to Remember


“We need to walk to know sacred places, those around us and those within. We need to walk to remember the songs.”  
Joseph Bruchac

Monday, 24 March 2014

83/365 What Sunshine Is...


83/365  What Sunshine Is...


"What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable." 

Joseph Addison

Sunday, 23 March 2014

82/365 Mad with Joy


82/365  Mad with Joy

"People from a planet without flowers would think we must be mad with joy the whole time to have such things about us" 

Iris Murdoch

Saturday, 22 March 2014

81/365 Technological Advancement


81/365 Technological Advancement

"Today we have access to highly advanced technologies. But our social and economic system has not kept up with our technological capabilities that could easily create a world of abundance, free of servitude and debt."

Jacque Fresco (March 13, 1916 - ) American Futurist

Friday, 21 March 2014

80/365 A Mirror Reflection


80/365 A Mirror Reflection

“What we are doing to the forests of the world is but a mirror reflection of what we are doing to ourselves and to one another.”
 Mahatma Gandhi

(March 21, 2014 is the International Day of Forests)


Thursday, 20 March 2014

79/365 Dear Old World...


79/365 Dear Old World...

“Dear old world', she murmured, 'you are very lovely, and I am glad to be alive in you.” 
L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables

Wednesday, 19 March 2014

78/365 Circle of Compassion



78/365 Circle of Compassion

“We must fight against the spirit of unconscious cruelty with which we treat the animals. Animals suffer as much as we do. True humanity does not allow us to impose such sufferings on them. It is our duty to make the whole world recognize it. Until we extend our circle of compassion to all living things, humanity will not find peace.” 
 Albert Schweitzer

Tuesday, 18 March 2014

77/365 A Mystery to be Solved


77/365 A Mystery to be Solved
“We must be willing to fail and to appreciate the truth that often "Life is not a problem to be solved, but a mystery to be lived.”  

M. Scott Peck

Monday, 17 March 2014

76/365 Eat.Drink.Read.Think


76/365 Eat.Drink.Read.Think

“Think before you speak. Read before you think.” 
Frances Ann "Fran" Lebowitz, The Fran Lebowitz Reader

Sunday, 16 March 2014

75/365 No Lines in Nature



75/365 No Lines in Nature

"There are no lines in nature, only areas of colour, one against another." 

Edouard Manet

Saturday, 15 March 2014

74/365 There is no blue...


74/365 There is no blue...

"There is no blue without yellow and without orange."
Vincent Van Gogh

Friday, 14 March 2014

73/365 New Eyes


73/365 New Eyes


“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” 

Marcel Proust

Thursday, 13 March 2014

72/365 Fire Truck


72/365 Fire Truck


"I can think of no more stirring symbol of man's humanity to man than a fire engine."
Kurt Vonnegut

Wednesday, 12 March 2014

71/365 The Earth Knows



71/365 The Earth Knows

“It is spring again. The earth is like a child that knows poems by heart.” 
Rainer Maria Rilke

Tuesday, 11 March 2014

70/365 Apples & Oranges



70/365 Apples & Oranges

“Books and movies are like apples and oranges. They both are fruit, but taste completely different.” 
Stephen King

Monday, 10 March 2014

69/365 Angels Visit




69/365 Angels Visit

"The golden moments in the stream of life rush past us, and we see nothing but sand; the angels come to visit us, and we only know them when they are gone"

George Eliot

Sunday, 9 March 2014

68/365 Hope Comes...




68/365 Hope Comes...

“Spring drew on...and a greenness grew over those brown beds, which, freshening daily, suggested the thought that Hope traversed them at night, and left each morning brighter traces of her steps.”  
Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

Friday, 7 March 2014

67/365 Stained-Glass



67/365 Stained-Glass


“People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.”
Elisabeth Kübler-Ross

Thursday, 6 March 2014

66/365 Two Colours



66/365 Two Colours

“Why do two colours, put one next to the other, sing? Can one really explain this? no. Just as one can never learn how to paint.”  
Pablo Picasso

Wednesday, 5 March 2014

62/365 Art is...





62/365  Art is...

“Art is, after all, only a trace – like a footprint which shows that one has walked bravely and in great happiness.” 
Robert Henri

65/365 Julia on Kitchen Equipment


65/365  Julia on Kitchen Equipment


"In department stores, so much kitchen equipment is bought indiscriminately by people who just come in for men's underwear." 
Julia Child

Tuesday, 4 March 2014

64/365 Water Droplet


64/365 Water Droplet


"Let the rain kiss you. Let the rain beat upon your head with silver liquid drops. Let the rain sing you a lullaby."
Langston Hughes

Monday, 3 March 2014

63/365 Can't Stop


63/365 Can't Stop

"I hate television. I hate it as much as peanuts. But I can't stop eating peanuts."
Orson Welles

Sunday, 2 March 2014

61/365 Fly, Dream, See


61/365  Fly, Dream, See

“Fly without wings; 
Dream with open eyes; 
See in darkness.” 
Dejan Stojanovic

Saturday, 1 March 2014

60/365 Sunshine




60/365 Sunshine

“Laughter is a sunbeam of the soul.” 
 Thomas Mann, The Magic Mountain