july 22, 2013

“Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past, or a pioneer of the future.” ~ Deepak Chopra I think it’s a good sign that I’ve already started photographing the new (old) building. The paintings are replicas of WPA paintings found in their original state on the second floor of the Margaret I. King Library where

june 19, 2013

“Normality is a paved road: It’s comfortable to walk, but no flowers grow on it.” ~ Vincent van Gogh This morning I was in a meeting with Michael Griffitts and Allison Ennis from the Morgan County Public Library (in West Liberty). You might remember Michael from several months ago when he towed dad’s truck home. I mentioned then that he’s also director of MCPL. He and Allison are preparing to digitize

march 20, 2012

‎”Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned” ~ Buddha The Vernal Equinox: a day that should be warm yet hold a slight nip on the breeze; when delicate croci are surrounded by daffodils peaking yellow heads out of their tender green sheaths. This year, it’s 80 degrees and every blessed thing

january 6, 2012

“You will never leave where you are until you decide where you’d rather be.” The Daily Buddha Today has been interesting indeed. It started with another great post from Lori-Lyn; “The first two, or six, or ten people you see every day are yours to love. When you gaze at them, gaze with love. Open at your heart and send waves of compassion to envelope them.” But the Daily Buddha’s quote