Etchings in the Sand…

Thoughts and Photos from the Desert…

Monthly Archives: October 2007

Do Not Grow Old…



“Do not grow old,
no matter how long you live.
Never cease to stand like curious children
before the Great Mystery
into which we are born.”

-Albert Einstein
The Human Side

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Motel from the Old Wild West…

I captured this on a photoshoot in the desert west of here on Friday.

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Religion as Paradox…

“At its best, religion can be a uniting influence, but in practice, nothing is more divisive.”

– John Danforth

Republican former senator, Missouri  and ordained Episcopal priest.

Now, That’s the Truth…

  ‘There is no rule on how to write. Sometimes it comes easily and perfectly; sometimes it’s like drilling rock and then blasting it out with charges.’

– Ernest Hemingway

One Secret of a Happy Retirement…

There are several secrets to retiring well.

One is to have a few interests/activities that you feel are important, useful and fun. Things that stretch you, stimulate you, keep you on some growing edge.

I would write off retirement if it weren’t for the elements of fascination, involvement and growth.

The Words of a Photo…

Somehow I can’t get away from the message of this, one of my recent photos. Do you hear what it is saying?