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      Buy land, they’re not making it anymore. — that Mark Twain guy said that

  • b L A c K b i R d

    b L A c K b i R d

      To live content with small means; to seek elegance rather than luxury, and refinement rather than fashion; to be worthy, not respectable, and wealthy, not rich; to listen to stars and birds, babes and sages, with open heart; to study hard; to think quietly, act frankly, talk gently, await occasions, hurry never; in a…

  • t o M M Y

    t o M M Y

      image notes: film photograph, approximately 1993   Tommy wandered quite a bit, as tom cats will do, but he always came jumping over the six foot wood fence about dusk. Then, one night he didn’t.   If the pull of the outside world is strong, there is also a pull towards the human. The…

  • t i M E

    t i M E

      your geese are coming to my house for the winter     Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind. — Hawthorne said that

  • f L Y

    fLY aWaY HoME

      they were nestled in the high grasses and i didn’t know, but when i scared them, they scared me, and i was pleasantly surprised that i kept my presence of mind to trip the shutter     Photography is a means of recording forever the things one sees for a moment. — Aaron Sussman…

  • kine


      kine ‘kīn archaic plural of cow   Darkness had fallen on the feedlot and in the barns and on a normal evening we would have been up at the house settling in for the night. Preparation for the morning milking began at 4:30 AM so bedtime was always early. This night found us in…

  • wiSE GuY

    wiSE GuY

      it’s a Toad and to me, it looks like it’s wearing the Egyptian garb of a king. you know the kind i mean ? with the headdress ?  it strikes me as being very stately.   How strange that nature does not knock, and yet does not intrude. — Emily Dickinson said that

  • hoRsEs


      The essential joy of being with horses is that it brings us in contact with the rare elements of grace, beauty, spirit, and fire. — Sharon Ralls Lemon said that     image notes: Lensbaby 3G Selective Focus SLR Lens with Lensbabies 1.6x Telephoto Lens 37mm

  • hide & seek with Zoli

    h i d e

        I have been studying the traits and dispositions of the “lower animals” (so called) and contrasting them with the traits and dispositions of man. I find the result humiliating to me. — that Mark Twain guy said that

  • horses

    m o r n i n g

      Many people have sighed for the ‘good old days’ and regretted the ‘passing of the horse’, but today, when only those who like horses own them, it is a far better time for horses. — C.W. Anderson said that

  • cReEPy cRiTTEr

    cReEPy cRiTTEr

    i have a difficult time with insects because they’re so creepy   There is no gardening without humility. Nature is constantly sending even its oldest scholars to the bottom of the class for some egregious blunder. — Alfred Austin said that