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Wednesday, December 30, 2015
Celebrate the little wins, no matter how small.
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Tuesday, December 29, 2015
Monday, December 28, 2015
If one pine were placed in a town square, what admiration it would excite! Yet who is conscious of the pine-tree multitudes in the free woods, though open to everybody? - John Muir
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Tuesday, December 22, 2015
The aim of every artist...
The aim of every artist is to arrest motion, which is life, by artificial means and hold it fixed so that a hundred years later, when a stranger looks at it, it moves again since it is life. - William Faulkner (1897-1962), Interview, 1958
Monday, December 21, 2015
Art is born of the observation and investigation of nature. - Cicero (106 BC - 43 BC)
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Friday, December 18, 2015
Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed. -Storm Jameson
Thursday, December 17, 2015
Mother Nature is saying "Come out and play".
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Wednesday, December 16, 2015
No one has ever become poor by giving. -Anne Frank
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting with the gift of speech. - Simonides (556 BC - 468 BC)
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Monday, December 14, 2015
Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. -Scott Adams, 'The Dilbert Principle'
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Friday, December 11, 2015
Art is not...
We must never forget that art is not a form of propaganda; it is a form of truth. - John F. Kennedy (1917-1963)
Thursday, December 10, 2015
In charity there is no excess. -Sir Francis Bacon
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Wednesday, December 9, 2015
It doesn't matter how inspired your work is if you're not healthy.
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Tuesday, December 8, 2015
A true photograph...
A true photograph need not be explained, nor can it be contained in words. - Ansel Adams
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Monday, December 7, 2015
What you do...
What you do speaks so loud that I cannot hear what you say. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Friday, December 4, 2015
The cocoa bean...
In Mayan times, the cocoa bean was used as currency and considered to be worth more than gold dust.
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Tuesday, December 1, 2015
What seems impossible...
Do what seems impossible. Then do more of it.
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