Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary





“You cannot live a perfect day without doing something for someone who will never be able to repay you.” – John Wooden


The Emerald City

The Emerald City

“In the name of God, stop a moment, cease your work, look around you.” – Leo Tolstoy

Portal XIV

“One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: That word is love.-  Sophocles

Around the Bend

“Those who do not move do not notice their chains” – Rosa Luxemburg  

Third Avenue Bridge Stairway

“Freedom is always and exclusively freedom for the one who thinks differently.” – Rosa Luxemburg

Vortex III

“The deeper sorrow carves into your being the more joy you can contain.” – Kahil Gibran

Peace II

“It is one of man’s curious idiosyncrasies to create difficulties for the pleasure of resolving them.” – Joseph de Maistre

Vortex III

“Stay centered by accepting whatever you are doing. This is the ultimate.” – Chuang-Tzu

Third Avenue Bridge, Minneapolis, Minnesota

“Nothing, of course, begins at the time you think it did.” – Lillian Hellman

Aster Cafe

“The highest courage is to dare to appear to be what one is.” – John Lancaster Spalding