Archive for the ‘Quote’ Tag

Orange Sulpher Butterfly   Leave a comment

Orange Sulpher Butterfly — Photo-Artistry by kenne

“I finally figured out the only reason to be alive is to enjoy it.”

— Rita Mae Brown

Portland Maine Marina   Leave a comment

Portland Maine Marina — HDR Image by kenne

In Maine we have a saying that there’s no point in speaking unless you can improve on silence.

— Edmund Muskie

 

American Snout Butterfly   1 comment

American Snout Butterfly — Photo-Artistry by kenne

“Why should we look to the past in order to prepare for the future?

Because there is nowhere else to look.”

― James Burke, Connections

 

Music Explosion   Leave a comment

“Music Explosion” — Photo-Artistry by kenne

Whenever society gets too stifling

and the rules too complex,

there’s some sort of musical explosion.

— Slash

Voting Rights   1 comment

National Voting Rights Museum and Institute, Selma, Alabama (August 10, 2021) — Image by kenne

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.

— Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

Hiking To Romero Pools   Leave a comment

Hiking To Romero Pools in the Santa Catalina Mountains — Image by kenne

Hiking provides opportunities to be present in the moment

becoming emotionally attached to nature.

— kenne

 

Coyote Buttes Panorama   1 comment

Coyote Buttes In Vermillion Cliffs National Monument — Panorama by kenne

“Photography, as a powerful medium of expression and communications,
offers an infinite variety of perception, interpretation and execution.”

— Ansel Adams

Huck Finn In Sabino Canyon — Photo-Artistry   Leave a comment

“Huck Finn” (Sabino Canyon) — Photo-Artistry by kenne

“Right is right, and wrong is wrong, and a body ain’t got no business doing wrong when he ain’t ignorant and knows better.”

— from The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

Old Tucson Work Area   Leave a comment

Old Tucson Work Area — Image by kenne

You have to pick the places you don’t walk away from. 

— Joan Didion, A Book of Common Prayer 

Barn Owl Up Close   2 comments

Barn Owl Up Close — Image by kenne

Nature is not to be
put in order,

nature is order.
We must put
ourselves

in accord
with this order.

BURNING CONSCIOUSNESS!!   Leave a comment

I write entirely to find out what I’m thinking,
what I’m looking at,
what I see and what it means.
What I want and what I fear.

— from Why I Write by Joan Didion 

Rainy Night In New Orleans   Leave a comment

Rainy Night In New Orleans (12/26/07) — Image by kenne

“In a consumer society there are inevitably two kinds of slaves:

the prisoners of addiction and the prisoners of envy.”

— Ivan Illich

Equality and Excellence   1 comment

Image by Brian Joseph

Beyond the challenge
We must teach our children
That each one is special
As we provide equity
For their excellence.

— Brian Joseph

 

Lake Woodlands Sunrise   Leave a comment

Lake Woodlands Sunrise (May 25,2010) — Photo-Artistry by kenne

Meditation means keeping one mind.
You must understand – what is life?
What is death? If you keep one mind,
there is no life, no death.
Then if you die tomorrow, no problem;
if you die in five minutes, no problem.

— Seung Sahn

Thurber’s Wild Cotton Blossoms Art   Leave a comment

Thurber’s Wild Cotton Blossoms (Sabino Canyon Recreation Area) — Photo-Artistry by kenne

Let us not look back in anger, nor forward in fear, but around in awareness.

— James Thurber

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