Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

“For the metropolis presents the peculiar conditions which are revealed to us as the opportunities and the stimuli for the development of both these ways of allocating roles to men.”
Georg Simmel


“We ought to do good to others as simply as a horse runs, or a bee makes honey, or a vine bears grapes season after season without thinking of the grapes it has borne.”
Marcus Aurelius


“It is difficult to see why lace should be so expensive; it is mostly holes.”
Mary Wilson Little

Swan Lake

Plum Island, Massachusetts, USA.

“I've developed into quite a swan. I'm one of those people that will probably look better and better as I get older until I drop dead of beauty.”
Rufus Wainwright

The Watch

“Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. You wait and watch and work: you don't give up.”
Anne Lamott

Golden Season

Canobie Lake, New Hampshire, USA.

"Every moment is a golden one for him who has the vision to recognize it as such."
Henry Miller

Wild and Beautiful

“Happiness held is the seed; Happiness shared is the flower.”
John Harrigan

Sea Odyssey

New Hampshire, USA.

“That particular odyssey is now over. My mind is now at rest.”
Andrew Wiles

Simple Pleasures

Maine, USA.

“The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.”
Walter Bagehot

The Lake

“The lake and the mountains have become my landscape, my real world.”
Georges Simenon


Plum Island, Massachusetts, USA.

“In our work and in our living, we must recognize that difference is a reason for celebration and growth, rather than a reason for destruction.”
Audre Lorde


New England foliage.

“Unless a tree has borne blossoms in spring, you will vainly look for fruit on it in autumn.”
Walter Scott

Into the Wild

White Mountains, New Hampshire, USA.

“You were once wild here. Don't let them tame you.”
Isadora Duncan

No Stopping

Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

“We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.”
George Bernard Shaw

Joys of Summer

Rye Harbor, New Hampshire, USA.

“People don't notice whether it's winter or summer when they're happy.”
Anton Chekhov

Simply Water

White Mountains New Hampshire.

“Water is to me, I confess, a phenomenon which continually awakens new feelings of wonder as often as I view it.”
Michael Faraday

Gipsy Soul

Boston Massachusetts, USA.

“Some people are drawn naturally - there are natural guitarists, and there are natural piano players, and I think guitar implies travel, a sort of footloose gypsy existence. You grab your bag and you go to the next town.”
Hugh Laurie


New Hampshire, USA.

“The world is a looking glass and gives back to every man the reflection of his own face.”
William Makepeace Thackeray

Yellow Tones I

“I told my dentist my teeth are going yellow. he told me to wear a brown tie.”
Rodney Dangerfield


White Mountains, New Hampshire, USA.

“Thoughts create a new heaven, a new firmament, a new source of energy, from which new arts flow.”

Rocky Shores

Maine coast, USA.

“He like a rock in the sea unshaken stands his ground.”


Plum Island, Massachusetts, USA.

"Pursue some path, however narrow and crooked, in which you can walk with love and reverence."
Henry David Thoreau


“As I grew older, I realized that it was much better to insist on the genuine forms of nature, for simplicity is the greatest adornment of art.”
Albrecht Durer


“This land, this water, this air, this planet - this is our legacy to our young.”
Paul Tsongas


New Hampshire, USA.

“The pursuit, even of the best things, ought to be calm and tranquil.”
Marcus Tullius Cicero

Red Dragon

“He who knows others is wise. He who knows himself is enlightened.”
Lao Tzu

Birds Sanctuary

Plum Island, Massachusetts, USA.

“Plans to protect air and water, wilderness and wildlife are in fact plans to protect man.”
Stewart Udall

Forest Green

White Mountains, New Hampshire, USA.

“I have gone to the forest.”
Knut Hamsun


“Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine.”
Anthony J. D'Angelo


Plum Island, Massachusetts, USA.

“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.”
Mahatma Gandhi

Details of Green

“Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises.”
Pedro Calderon de la Barca

Rainbow Dragon

“God always gives His best to those who leave the choice with him.”
Jim Elliot


New Hampshire, USA.

“If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable.”
Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Naturally Beautiful

“Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul.”
Luther Burbank