October 18, 2012 § 2 Comments

“When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment; I told them they didn’t understand life.” – John Lennon

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Taos mountain in Autumn from El Prado New Mexico


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“Those who will never be fooled can never be delighted, because without self-forgetfulness there can be no delight, and this is a great and grievous loss.” – Alan Jacobs

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Taos Autumn


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“The Professor never really seemed to care whether we figured out the right answer to a problem. He preferred our wild, desperate guesses to silence, and he was even more delighted when those guesses led to new problems that took us beyond the original one. He had a special feeling for what he called the “correct miscalculation,” for he believed that mistakes were often as revealing as the right answers.” – Yoko Ogawa

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Sipapu Autumn, oil on board, small


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“Nothing in the world is permanent, and we’re foolish when we ask anything to last, but surely we’re still more foolish not to take delight in it while we have it.” – W. Somerset Maugham

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Taos NM Sunset


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“It was a way of recognizing places of enchantment: people falling asleep like this.” – Jonathan Franzen

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