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DAY 57


DAY 56

The mountains are calling and I must go. John Muir


DAY 55

How many undervalue the power of simplicity! But it is the real key to the heart. William Wordsworth


DAY 54

Nothing has happened in the past; it happened in the Now. Nothing will ever happen in the future; it will happen in the Now. From “The Power of…


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DAY 51

There is no unique picture of reality. Stephen Hawking (born 8 January 1942) is an English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author and Director of Research at the Centre for Theoretical…


DAY 50

picking rasberries

DAY 49

‘Sometimes,’ said Pooh, ‘the smallest things take up the most room in your heart.’ from Winnie the Pooh by A. A. Milne, (18 January 1882 – 31 January…


DAY 48

A fallen leaf is nothing more than a summer’s wave goodbye. Anonymous


DAY 47

If lightning is the anger of the gods, then the gods are concerned mostly about trees. Lao-Tzu, philosopher and poet of ancient China. He is known as the reputed author of…


DAY 46

Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow. It’s what sunflowers do. Helen Keller (June 27, 1880 – June 1, 1968), American author, political activist, and lecturer….


DAY 45

Idleness is to the human mind like rust to iron. Ezra Cornell (January 11, 1807 – December 9, 1874) American businessman, politician, philanthropist and education administrator. He was the founder…


DAY 44

You better cut the pizza in four pieces because I’m not hungry enough to eat six. Lawrence “Yogi” Berra (born May 12, 1925) is retired American Major League…


DAY 43

Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet Jean-Jacques Rousseau (28 June 1712 – 2 July 1778), Genevan philosopher, writer, and composer of the 18th century.

happy birthday

DAY 42

Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you! Dr. Seuss


DAY 41

How to sit in a chair and drink tea. “First, slow down, like you’ve just turned off the highway into a quiet neighborhood. Normal rat-race speed is unsuitable…


DAY 40

Making sushi is an art, and experience is everything. Nobuyuki “Nobu” Matsuhisa (born March 10, 1949) is a chef and restaurateur known for his fusion cuisine blending traditional…


DAY 39

Believe you can and you’re halfway there. Theodore Roosevelt (October 27, 1858 – January 6, 1919), an American statesman, author, explorer, soldier, naturalist, and reformer who served as…


DAY 38

Art is not in some far-off place. A work of Art is the expression of a man’s whole personality, sensibility and ability. Shinichi Suzuki, (17 October 1898 –…


DAY 37

For it soars to a height to match the sky, and as if surging up from amongst the other buildings it stands on high and looks down upon…


DAY 36

Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be…

tree of life ring

DAY 35

Our death is not an end if we can live on in our children and the younger generation. For they are us, our bodies are only wilted leaves…


DAY 34

Before enlightenment; chop wood, carry water. After enlightenment; chop wood, carry water. Zen Proverb


DAY 33

Set wide the window. Let me drink the day. Edith Wharton (January 24, 1862 – August 11, 1937), Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist, short story writer, and designer.


DAY 32

I love everything that’s old, – old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wine. Oliver Goldsmith (10 November 1728 – 4 April 1774), Irish[1] novelist, playwright and poet.


DAY 31

I’d rather take coffee than compliments just now. Louisa May Alcott (November 29, 1832 – March 6, 1888) was an American novelist best known as author of the novel Little Women.


DAY 30

I was working in the local tourist office and I said to the manager, ‘We should do something to make Montreux known in America. Let’s do a jazz…


DAY 29

To dwellers in a wood, almost every species of tree has its voice as well as its feature. From “Under the Greenwood Tree” by Thomas Hardy, (2 June 1840…


DAY 28

I do assure you, Sir, that I have no pretension whatever of that kind of elegance which consists in tormenting a respectable man. I would rather be paid…