“When I wake up in the morning and look in the mirror, I’m looking at the problem and the solution to it.” ~ Jamie Lee Curtis One of my favorites from Friday’s Bob Dylan tribute was Canadian turned Lexingtonian singer-songwriter Vanessa Davis. I like the vibe this photo captured.
“Look at a tree, a flower, a plant… How still they are, how deeply rooted in Being. Allow nature to teach you stillness.” ~ Eckhart Tolle Props to Dave Hamon for sharing his perfect drums for last night’s performance. Props also to Marlon Hurst and First presbyterian for loaning us the gorgeous hand drums. So much joy.
“Joy is not in things; it is in us.” ~ Richard Wagner I had so much fun tonight. I was fortunate to once again photograph the Music For Mission Tribute performance. This year’s tribute show was Bob Dylan. But this was super special because I got to play, too, and with some of my favorite people: David Hurst, Melissa Snow-Groves, Anna Grace Hurst, and Chris Mears. We did Dylan’s Mozambique
“Believe deep down in your heart that you’re destined to do great things.” ~ Joe Paterno
“Miracles happen to those who believe in them.” ~ Bernhard Berenson
“If you avoid conflict to keep the peace you start a war inside yourself.” ~ Cheryl Richardson Me and Crystal Heis have shared many a smoke break along this rail. She doesn’t smoke. Never did. I don’t smoke now, but I used to have a two-pack-a-day habit. This was how we passed time in the Reynolds Building when we were in college in the early 90’s. We laughed, I smoked.
“Basically, I think you need two things to get by in this world: a sense of humor and the ability to laugh when your ego is destroyed.” ~ Arlo Guthrie My friend watched carefully as Jen Bartlett and I worked to put my house in order yesterday. He waited patiently while I retrieved my camera with favorite lens so I could photograph his day in the sun. Such delicate creatures.
“A problem is a chance for you to do your best.” ~ Duke Ellington
“Once you choose hope, anything’s possible.” ~ Christopher Reeve As I’ve said many times before, I rarely like anything I do. Occasionally I get lucky. The above photo is one of those times. I saw it on the camera’s little LED screen and it took my breath. Of course, it doesn’t hurt that Anna Grace Hurst is incredibly photogenic. But, then, she had little choice given her parents are both
“The first rule to becoming a Good Samaritan and not getting your donkeys stolen is to have your own life on track before you help anybody else.” ~ Marilynn Cunningham I can laugh at myself and post it. I hope it gives you a laugh, too.