Wednesday, March 28, 2007

Friday, March 23, 2007


Some people are always grumbling because roses have thorns. I am thankful that thorns have roses.
-- Allophones Karr

Wednesday, March 14, 2007

When we are mindful of every nuance of our natural world, we finally get the picture: that we are only given one dazzling moment of life here on Earth, and we must stand before that reality both humbled and elevated, subject to every law of our universe and grateful for our brief but intrinsic participation with it.

(From her biography ofnaturalist Eustace Conway.)-- Elizabeth Gilbert

Saturday, March 10, 2007

The Newest Member of our Family....


Christi and Ryan had their baby yesterday - March 8th! Baby Nathan is doing well. We are very blessed!

Wednesday, March 07, 2007


A childlike man is not a man whose development has been arrested; on the contrary, he is a man who has given himself a chance of continuing to develop long after most adults have muffled themselves in the cocoon of middle aged habit and convention.


-- Aldous Huxley

Sunday, March 04, 2007

"Finish each day and be done with it . . . You have done what you could; some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; you shall begin it well and serenely."

Ralph Waldo Emerson