Saturday, June 30, 2007

I have the simplest tastes.
I am always satisfied with
the best.
-Oscar Wilde

Friday, June 29, 2007

My life has no purpose, no direction,
no aim, no meaning, and yet I'm happy.
I can't figure it out. What am I doing right?
-Charles M. Schulz

Thursday, June 28, 2007

I call architecture
frozen music.
-Goethe (1749-1832)

Wednesday, June 27, 2007

If you haven't already, check out this site that
lets you create like Jackson Pollock. I did this
one myself. Just move the cursor around to drip
paint. The color changes everytime you click.
I've put a link over on the right under FUN if you
ever get the urge.

Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Many of life's failures are
experienced by people who did
not realize how close they were
to success when they gave up.
-Thomas Edison

Monday, June 25, 2007

photograph by Richard Avedon

The thing that impresses
me the most about America
is the way parents obey
their children.
-Edward VIII (1894-1972)

Sunday, June 24, 2007

Thy life to mend,
this book attend.

-The New England Primer, 1690

Saturday, June 23, 2007

In art as in love,
instinct is enough.
-Anatole France

Friday, June 22, 2007

photo by annie huntington

A photograph is a secret
about a secret.
-Diane Arbus

Thursday, June 21, 2007

Here's the actual woman who posed for
this famous WW2 poster. Fondly known
as Rosie the riveter, her real name is
Betty Gore. She's 88 and looking great
(wouldn't you say?).

HT: Kate Miner

Wednesday, June 20, 2007

The doing of theology is
the making of many
-R. C. Sproul

Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Life is like a ten speed
bicycle. Most of us have
gears we never use.
-Charlie Brown

Monday, June 18, 2007

Before you criticize someone you
should walk a mile in their shoes.
That way, when you criticize them,
you’re a mile away and you have
their shoes.
-Jack Handey

Sunday, June 17, 2007

new american standard bible

Saturday, June 16, 2007

Anything that is too
stupid to be spoken
is sung.
-Voltaire (1694-1778)

Friday, June 15, 2007

for sienna who's coming home from norway.

To infinity, and
-Buzz Lightyear, Toy Story

Thursday, June 14, 2007

Whenever I’m asked why Southern
writers particularly have a penchant
for writing about freaks, I say
it is because we are still able
to recognize one.
-Flannery O'Connor

Wednesday, June 13, 2007

Raphael, detail from The School of Athens

Character is destiny.
-Heraclitus (535-475 BC)

Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Nine tenths of
education is
-Anatole France

Monday, June 11, 2007

8We blink about 17,000 times a day.
8Dreamt is the only English word ending in mt.
8More than a million Earths could fit inside the Sun.

Sunday, June 10, 2007

The first to present
his case seems right,
until another comes
forward to question him.
-Proverbs 18:17

Saturday, June 09, 2007

photograph by annie huntington

Photography helps people
to see.
-Berenice Abbott

Friday, June 08, 2007

The seed of every sin
is in my breast.
-Robert Murray McCheyne (1813 -1843)

Thursday, June 07, 2007

Two things doth prolong thy life:
A quiet heart and a loving wife.
-Proverb (17th century)

Wednesday, June 06, 2007

This is the man behind the music. You've probably heard
his lilting ukulele version of Somewhere Over The
Rainbow. It's featured in the Free Hugs campaign of
YouTube fame. His name is Israel Kamakawiwo'ole or "Iz"
for short. He was universally known and loved in his native
Hawaii. I say "was" because he died in 1997 at the age of
38. Can you picture a tiny ukulele lovingly and expertly
played by a 700 pound man with a beautiful voice?
(click on highlighted words for YouTube and Wikipedia links)

Tuesday, June 05, 2007

People fail forward
to success.

Monday, June 04, 2007

It's a dangerous business
going out your front door.
-J. R. R. Tolkien

Sunday, June 03, 2007

Watch the way you talk.
Let nothing foul or dirty
come out of your mouth.
Say only what helps,
each word a gift.
-Ephesians 4:29 (The Message)

Saturday, June 02, 2007

Frisbeetarianism is the
belief that when you die,
your soul goes up on the
roof and gets stuck.
–George Carlin

Friday, June 01, 2007

Albrecht Durer, Self-Portrait

The treasure secretly
gathered in your heart
will become evident through
your creative work.
-Albrecht Durer (1471-1528)