Tag Archive: quotes

How we spend our lives

How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives. — Annie Dillard

Home is now behind you.

Home is now behind you. The world is ahead.” –Gandalf While contemplating this picture and quote, listen to Concerning Hobbits, one of my favorite songs from the Lord Of The Rings movies.

Things My Brother Says

In honor of my little brother’s birthday yesterday (22, you’re making me feel old here Eric!), here are of some of his more recent quotes– as in, these are the only ones I… Continue reading

“Life is already too short to waste on speed.”

“Walking takes longer… than any other known form of locomotion except crawling.  Thus it stretches time and prolongs life.  Life is already too short to waste on speed.” Edward Abbey

Straight lines

“I don’t much care for straight lines. Too lacking in possibility.” – Craig Childs, from Soul of Nowhere

Happy Father’s Day!

“To her, the name of father was another name for love.” Fanny Fern, Fresh Leaves —– Happy Father’s Day to my wonderful Dad, and to my Grandpa and Grandad. Because of you all and… Continue reading

The eyes of this place

  “To stare directly into the eyes of a place like this, to not look away, is nearly unbearable.” – Craig Childs, from the book  Soul of Nowhere   Max and I spent… Continue reading

What I’ve been up to : or, Singapore, Borneo, and Nepal

I seem to be a bit behind in blog updates, my apologies. I’ve been a little busy. Here’s the very (very very) brief version. I promise more details and pictures as soon as… Continue reading

The Rhythm of Family

This is the story of how we begin to remember   This is the powerful pulsing of love in the vein After the dream of falling and calling your name out These are… Continue reading

“All the best stories are about love.”

Red River Gorge, Kentucky, November 2011 Baltimore, Maryland, June 2011 “That which I have learned I leave as my legacy. Close all gates behind yourself. Every generation should have its own Bible. The… Continue reading