Great Migration

“The only time you should ever look back, is to see how far you’ve come.” — Bangtan Boys “I will not be discouraged by how far I must go. Instead, I’ll be excited by the opportunity to soar.” — Author Unknown *   *   * Every fall, millions of colorful monarch butterflies leave their summer breeding … More Great Migration

Passages

“The secret of life is enjoying the passage of time.” — James Taylor “Creativity is a lot like looking at the world through a kaleidoscope. You look at a set of elements, the same ones everyone else sees, but then reassemble those floating bits and pieces into an enticing new possibility.” — Rosabeth Moss Kantor … More Passages

Flowers and Flowers

“I must have flowers, always, and always.” — Claude Monet “Happiness radiates like the fragrance from a flower and draws all good things towards you.” — Maharishi Mahesh Yogi As if Annecy’s Vieille Ville, or old town, isn’t charming enough with its “Venice of France” river and canals meandering between historic buildings and a crisscross … More Flowers and Flowers

Magnetic Beauty

“Life is given only once, and one wants to live it boldly, with full conscious and beauty.” — Anton Chekhov “Painting from nature is not copying the object; it is realizing one’s sensations.” — Paul Cezanne • Inspired if not by Cezanne but by the mountains themselves, I decided to see what I could capture … More Magnetic Beauty

On Top of the World

“Mountains are the beginning and the end of all natural scenery.” — John Ruskin “Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity.” — John Muir • Host of the first Winter Olympics Games in 1924, Chamonix today remains a … More On Top of the World

White Mountain

“Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it in us, or we find it not.” — Kahlil Gibran “The contemplation of Mont Blanc’s unchanging summits for three or four days last month, the sight of that eternal snow, immaculate, sublime in its whiteness and calm, was enough to restore … More White Mountain