Sometimes, carrying on, just carrying on, is the superhuman achievement.

~ Albert Camus

Photo by Fred Moore | Convict Lake, Mono County, California

Start of the day in the Eastern Sierras

Hope will never be silent.

~ Harvey Milk

Photo by Pam Sutton | Phoenix, Arizona


My little green world

If one is lucky, a solitary fantasy can totally transform a million realities.

~ Maya Angelou

Photo by Beverly Zuerlein, Moon and Back Photography | Bull moose at Warm Springs, near Antelope Flats, Wyoming


Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit.

~ E.E. Cummings

Photo by Pam Sutton | Great blue heron in Scottsdale, Arizona

Muddy toes

Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair, but manifestations of strength and resolution.

~ Kahlil Gibran

Photo by Karen McQuilken


You’ve discovered a wellspring, simply allow it to flow and it will fill your world. Don’t try to keep a safe distance so as to see what happens. Don’t wait to be certain before you take a step. What you give, you will receive, although it might sometimes come from the place you least expect.

~ Paulo Coelho

Photo by Andrew Renkert | Kenai, Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska

Kenai Autumn

An intense copper calm, like a universal yellow lotus, was more and more unfolding its noiseless measureless leaves upon the sea.

~ Herman Melville

Photo by Darrell Robinson | Kihei, Maui, Hawaii

Maui Sunset