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Picture-Books in Winter

“Water now is turned to stone
Nurse and I can walk upon;
Still we find the flowing brooks
In the picture storybooks.

How am I to sing your praise,

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Wednesday Quotes

Today It's About Stars


Before bed the other night, we all looked out at the clear night sky and I tried to capture the beauty of Orion. Though quite inadequately, as I am still not yet familiar with my new camera. 453 more words

Inspiration

go to the devil

“I incline to Cain’s heresy,” he used to say quaintly: “I let my brother go to the devil in his own way.”

— Robert Louis Stevenson,  9 more words

Literature

SARGENT: PORTRAITS OF ARTISTS AND FRIENDS at the NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY

Confession time: I love John Singer Sargent and have done since my late teens.  If I could choose one artist to have been friends with it would be JSS.  546 more words

Exhibitions

Robert Louis Stevenson

“Everyone should always have two books with him, one to read and one to write in.”

Robert Louis Stevenson

Author

Day 56 - A book quote a day. The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

‘I feel very strongly about putting questions . . .You start a question, and it’s like starting a stone. You sit quietly on the top of a hill; and away the stone goes, starting others; and presently some bland old bird (the last you would have thought of) is knocked on the head in his own back-garden and the family have to change their name. 53 more words

Quiet Minds Cannot Be Perplexed or Frightened....

Quiet minds cannot be perplexed or frightened but go on in fortune or misfortune at their own private pace like the ticking of a clock during a thunderstorm. 20 more words

Motivational