Category Archives: Newfoundland

Visual Soliloquy #81 The finest workers in stone are not copper or steel tools, but the gentle touches of air and water …

The finest workers in stone are not copper or steel tools, but the gentle touches of air and water working at their leisure with a liberal allowance of time. –Henry David Thoreau

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Visual Soliloquy #80 Every age has a keyhole to which its eye is pasted…

Every age has a keyhole to which its eye is pasted. –Mary McCarthy

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Visual Soliloquy #52 Leaving home in a sense involves a kind of second birth…

Leaving home in a sense involves a kind of second birth in which we give birth to ourselves. –Robert Neelly Bellah

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Visual Soliloquy #51 You can never step into the same river…

You can never step into the same river; for new waters are always flowing on to you. –Heraclitus of Ephesus

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Visual Soliloquy #30

Just as your car runs more smoothly and requires less energy to go faster and farther when the wheels are in perfect alignment, you perform better when your thoughts, feelings, emotions, goals, and values are in balance. –Brian Tracy

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Navigating the Landscape

Happy Equinox, Hard to believe that summer is over and we’re heading for the darker part of the year.  I’ve always wanted the longest day of the year to be in August, not June.  That way, the loss of light … Continue reading

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A Study of White and Blue

Howdy, I was signing some paperwork this morning and realized that today is a fine “odometer moment” in that it’s 8-9-10. It’s not everyday that has such fine numeric sequencing and we won’t see another for about thirteen months or … Continue reading

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Excursion Around the Bay June 2006

June 4 After the breakfast special at Zachary’s, requisite stops at Whitbourne and Gobbies, and a long drive down the dirt highway, we arrived at Monkstown. Now a small community of just 22 at the head of Paradise Sound, Monkstown … Continue reading

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Everest-007 May 2006

May 7, 2006 “The cure for anything is salt water – sweat, tears, or the sea.” –Tagore (a Bengali poet and novelist) Hello All, This statement is what I lived by this week-it is one of my favorites and I … Continue reading

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Everest-007 February 2006

Happy Pisces! 2/19/2006 Yes, you’re right! I had to stretch to find that greeting-perhaps you would have preferred Happy Birthday Nicolaus Copernicus? According to Wikipedia, “Nicolaus Copernicus was a Polish astronomer who is remembered for providing the first modern formulation … Continue reading

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Everest-007 January 2006

1/17/2006 I’ve got six weeks to get ready for my big sea kayaking expedition/course off the coast of Tofino, British Columbia. Found my early morning way back into the gym and yoga class today…running, Pilates, and more running tomorrow. In … Continue reading

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