This was in my head this morning

‘You are old, Father William’ (1865) Lewis Carroll “You are old, Father William,” the young man said, “And your hair has become very white; And yet you incessantly stand on your head – Do you think, at your age, it is right?” “In my youth,” Father William replied to his son, “I feared it might […]

I was reminded of Desiderata today.

Desiderata Go placidly amid the noise and haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible, without surrender, be on good terms with all persons. Speak your truth quietly and clearly; and listen to others, even to the dull and the ignorant, they too have their story. Avoid loud and […]

“A work of art is an abstract or epitome of the world.”

“A work of art is an abstract or epitome of the world. It is the resultor expression of nature, in miniature. For although the works of natureare innumerable and all different, the result or the expression of themall is similar and single. Nature is a sea of forms radically alikeand even unique. A leaf, a […]