by the conception and the sensation of time. And there are but two means of escaping and forgetting this nightmare: pleasure and work. Pleasure consumes us. Work strengthens us. Let us choose.” — Charles Baudelaire “How many of us walk around being weighed down by the baggage of our journey? You can’t possibly embrace that … More “We are weighed down, every moment,
It is my cathedral, and I haven’t been doing that enough lately…I need to connect again. Walking the forest floor is one of the most spiritual things I can imagine. Just thinking about it now makes me wonder why I haven’t been there in a couple years.” — Neil Young * * * Forest floor in … More “Walking in the forest for me is like going to church.
and there may be reasons why we ought to be thankful for even those dispensations which appear dark and frowning.” — Albert Barnes * * * Dark water vernal pond in Gilead (CT) woods, photo by Mary O’Connor © 2014
But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep.” — Robert Frost * * * Gilead, Connecticut, photo by Mary O’Connor © 2014