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Curiosity   Leave a comment

Store (1 of 1)-4-2_children blog

“Curiosity is one of the great secrets of happiness.”

— Bryant H. McGill

Store (1 of 1)-4-2_contrast blogGeneral Store In Rural Sonora, Mexico (January28, 2016) — Images by kenne

“Philosophers and small children thus have an important faculty in common.
The only thing we require to be good philosophers is the faculty of wonder…”

— Jostein Gaarder

Christmas Past #4   5 comments


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Katelyn (1 of 2) art blogChristmas Past #4 (Katelyn, December 21, 2005) — Images by kenne

“Christmas waves a magic wand over this world,

and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.”

— Norman Vincent Peale

 

 

Glowing Sunset   Leave a comment

Sunset (1 of 1) art blogGlowing Sunset — Computer Painting by kenne

The passage into mystery always refreshes.
If, when we work, we can look once a day
upon the face of mystery,
then our labour satisfies.

–Lewis Hyde

Northern Cloudywing Butterfly   1 comment

Northern Cloudywing (1 of 1) blogNorthern Cloudywing Butterfly — Image by kenne

We are drowning in information,
while starving for wisdom.
The world henceforth will be run by synthesizers,
people able to put together the right information at the right time,
think critically about it,
and make important choices wisely.

— E. O. Wilson

Greater Roadrunner — “So Shall His Life Be Taken Away”   1 comment

Greater Roadrunner at the End of Life — Images by kenne

There is no such thing as death.
In nature nothing dies.
From each sad remnant of decay,
some forms of life arise
so shall his life be taken away
before he knoweth that he hath it.

–Charles Mackay

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