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Mortality

“I am going to concentrate on what’s important in life. I’m going to strive everyday to be a kind and generous and loving person. I’m going to keep death right here, so that anytime I even think about getting angry at you or anybody else, I’ll see death and I’ll remember.” – Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider

The Road to Perdition

“Ever notice that ‘what the hell’ is always the right decision?” – Unknown Hollywood PR Person

First Aid

“Mistakes are the portals of discovery.” – James Joyce

Structure

“By constant self-discipline and self-control you can develop greatness of character.” – Grenville Kleiser

Transition

“To see what is right, and not to do it, is want of courage or of principle.” – Confucius

Life

“My home is not a place, it is people.” – Lois McMaster Bujold
Some members of  the band “Cadillac Kolstad” – Musicians from Minneapolis, Minnesota

American Reflection

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

Saint Paul Cathedral Dome – Saint Paul, Minnesota

“This above all; to thine own self be true;” Polonius

Prayers

“You may delay, but time will not.” – Benjamin Franklin

Life

The difference between stumbling blocks and stepping stones is how you use them. – Unknown

Target Field

“You can’t do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth.” – Evan Esar

Catch

“When we seek for connection, we restore the world to wholeness. Our seemingly separate lives become meaningful as we discover how truly necessary we are to each other.” – Margaret Wheatley

Blues

“The difference between stumbling blocks and stepping stones is how you use them.” – Unknown

Last Light

“Our feelings are our most genuine paths to knowledge.” – Audre Lord

Pine Cones

“Peace is when time doesn’t matter as it passes by.” – Maria Schell

Blue Crowd

“My home is not a place, it is people.” – Lois McMaster Bujold


In the Groove

“Art is Work” – Milton Glaser


Bridge Over Troubled Waters – Special Lighting of 35W Bridge for Pride 2011 Minneapolis

“The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.” – Oscar Wilde


Insight

“In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.” – Albert Camus


The Blues

“To be alone is to be different, to be different is to be alone.” – Suzanne Gordon

Mark Jackson Fine Art Photography


Dark Sarah II

“Time does not change us. It just unfolds us.” – Max Frisch

 

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Christmas Eve New Snow Fall 2010

“The more you know, the less you need.” – Aboriginal Saying

 

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Christ

“I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship.” – Louisa May Alcott

 


Midwest Motorcycle

“What you do, the way you think, makes you beautiful.” – Scott Westerfeld

 

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