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Befriending Who We Are

        “Meditation practice isn’t about trying to throw ourselves away and become something better, it’s about befriending who we are.” – Ani Pema Chodron

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“…we’ve no money for butter”

“…When I am an old woman I shall wear purple, With a red hat which doesn’t go and doesn’t suit me, And I shall spend my pension on brandy and summer gloves, And satin sandals, and say we’ve no money for butter” — Jenny Joseph

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Undone or Done?

An idealist believes the short run doesn’t count. A cynic believes the long run doesn’t matter. A realist believes that what is done or left undone in the short run determines the long run.”  — Sydney J. Harris  

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Between Night and Day

“Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny.”  -Thomas Jefferson This work was inspired by a visit to a small town cemetery in the mountains of southern […]

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On the Edge

    “Beyond the edge of the world there’s a space where emptiness and substance neatly overlap, where past and future form a continuous, endless loop. And, hovering about, there are signs no one has ever read, chords no one has ever heard.” ― Haruki […]

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Blue Dawn

“A morning-glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of books.” — Walt Whitman

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Miniature Island

“Nights and days came and passed And summer and winter and the rain. And it was good to be a little Island. A part of the world and a world of its own All surrounded by the bright blue sea.” ― Margaret Wise Brown, The […]

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Maggie the Barista

Maggie greeted me with this warm, exuberant smile!  A Barista for 7 years, she works summers in the Seattle area at The French Bakery. The remainder of the year she attends school in central Washington. When in Seattle you must head to Kirkland or Bellevue […]

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Vanish

“moonlight disappears down the hills mountains vanish into fog and i vanish into poetry.” – Sanober Khan

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