Sunday, August 25, 2013

Perfume is the most intense form of memory. 

- Jean-Paul Guerlain

A woman's perfume tells more about her than her handwriting.

- Christian Dior

Saturday, June 15, 2013

Architecture should speak of its time and place,
 but yearn for timelessness.

-Frank Gehry 

Sunday, February 24, 2013

Friday, February 17, 2012

It is not so much for its beauty that the forest makes a claim upon men's hearts,
as for that subtle something, that quality of air that emanation from old trees,
that so wonderfully changes and renews a weary spirit....

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

In wilderness I sense the miracle of life, and behind it our
scientific accomplishments fade to trivia.

-Charles A. Lindbergh

Sunday, February 12, 2012

I think we consider too much the good luck of the early bird
and not enough the bad luck of the early worm.

-Franklin Roosevelt

Saturday, February 11, 2012

And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was
more painful than the risk it took to blossom.

-Anais Nin

I used to love night best but the older I get the more
treasures and hope and joy I find in mornings.

-Terri Guillemets

Saturday, May 21, 2011

Monday, March 14, 2011

My thoughts are whirled like a potter's wheel;
I know not where I am nor what I do.

-William Shakespeare

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Kittens are born with their eyes shut. They open them in about six days,
take a look around, then close them again for the better part of their lives.
-Stephen Baker

Thursday, February 3, 2011

In nature, nothing is perfect and everything is perfect. Trees can be contorted,
bent in weird ways, and they're still beautiful.

-Alice Walker

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

To the dull mind nature is leaden. To the illumined mind
the whole world burns and sparkles with light.

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Monday, January 31, 2011

At sunrise everything is luminous but not clear. It is those we live with and love and
should know who elude us. You can love completely without complete understanding.

-Norman Maclean

Monday, July 19, 2010

The morning cup of coffee has an exhilaration about it which the cheering influence of the afternoon or evening cup of tea cannot be expected to reproduce.

-Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr

Monday, July 5, 2010

Lose an hour in the morning, and you will be all day hunting for it.

-Richard Whately

Winter: There is a privacy about it which no other season gives you.... In spring, summer and fall people sort of have an open season on each other; only in the winter, in the country, can you have longer, quiet stretches when you can savor belonging to yourself.

-Ruth Stout

Children are unpredictable. You never know what inconsistency
they're going to catch you in next.

-Franklin P. Jones

I will be the gladdest thing
Under the sun!
I will touch a hundred flowers
And not pick one.

-Edna St. Vincent Millay, "Afternoon on a Hill"