On remembering long-gone friends:
‘...THESE FARAWAY BEINGS ARE FIREFLIES...EACH ONE A BIT OF PHOSPHORUS , A LIFE THAT BRUSHED MINE AND CAUSED ME, IN ITS GLOW, TO EXIST,
AND NOW THEY SIT ON MEMORIES WINDOWSILL...’
Quote: Dorothea Tanning from Between lives, An Artist and Her World
Image: Firefly Chandelier © Artist Michele Oka Doner
Beauty is but skin deep, ugly lies the bone; beauty dies and fades away, but ugly holds its own.
Lindsay Ferrintino, playwright, from Ugly To The Bone.
Life is tragic simply because the earth turns and the sun inexorably rises and sets, and one day, for each of us, the sun will go down for the last, last time.
James Baldwin, Author
“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.”
Music, art, food - these are my passions. I live for these. You have to travel with your eyes and your ears open. To absorb culture; to absorb knowledge; and then, like that, you evolve.
Massimo Bottura, Chef.
“Learn something. Apply it. Pass it on so it is not forgotten.”Ruth Asawa, Artist
"I have one of two choices – stay in the post office and go crazy ... or stay out here and play at writer and starve. I have decided to starve."
Charles Bukowski 1920-1994