27 December 2016

24 December 2016

on the trail

details of the many walks I made along the crest have blurred, now, into a pleasing tapestry of grass and space and sunlight.  -Colin Fletcher

on the trail

21 December 2016

smoke and beer

you can't be a real country unless you have a beer and an airline - it helps if you have some kind of football team, or some nuclear weapons, but in the very least you need a beer. -Frank Zappa

smoke and beer

17 December 2016

with pets

owners of dogs will have noticed that, if you provide them with food and water and shelter and affection, they will think you are god. Whereas owners of cats are compelled to realize that, if you provide them with food and water and shelter and affection, they draw the conclusion that they are gods.  -Christopher Hitchens

in the living room with pets

12 December 2016

extraterrestrial monday

I'm sure the universe is full of intelligent life. It's just been too intelligent to come here.  -Arthur. C. Clarke

5 December 2016

sunny morning

I cannot endure to waste anything so precious as autumnal sunshine by staying in the house. -Nathaniel Hawthorne

sunny morning

2 December 2016

23 November 2016

champagne on the snow

there comes a time in every woman's life when the only thing that helps is a glass of champagne. -Bette Davis

champagne on the snow

18 November 2016

16 November 2016

14 November 2016

catching butterflies

well, I must endure the presence of a few caterpillars if I wish to become acquainted with the butterflies. -Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, in The Little Prince.

catching butterflies

12 November 2016

with feline companion

we did not choose to be the guardians of the gate, but there is no one else. -Lyndon B. Johnson

policeman with feline companion

5 November 2016

happily different

personality begins where comparison leaves off. be unique. be memorable. be confident. be proud. -Shannon L. Alder

happily different

3 November 2016

2 November 2016

1 November 2016

woman and landscape

a path is a prior interpretation of the best way to traverse a landscape.  -Rebecca Solnit

woman and landscape

25 October 2016


to get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with. -Mark Twain


17 October 2016

the explorer

the mediocre teacher tells. the good teacher explains. the superior teacher demonstrates. the great teacher inspires. -William Arthur Ward

the explorer

15 October 2016

dawn hiking

there's a sunrise and a sunset every single day, and they're absolutely free. don't miss so many of them.  -Jo Walton

dawn hiking

11 October 2016

8 October 2016

5 October 2016

imaginary flowers

'... the most common means (of paintings flowers and birds) are homophony and pun, that convey endless meaning whilst reflect people's yearning for happiness.'

imaginary flowers vase

five members gang

one blink and already is the middle of the week...

five members gang

30 September 2016

cats lady with sun and trees

if animals could speak, the dog would be a blundering outspoken fellow; but the cat would have the rare grace of never saying a word too much. -Mark Twain

cats lady with sun and trees

have a great weekend!

28 September 2016

morning run

morning is wonderful. Its only drawback is that it comes at such an inconvenient time of day.  -Glen Cook

morning run

26 September 2016

24 September 2016

hiking friends

do you know how fast you are walking? ... to get a close estimate, count the number of steps you take in a minute and divide by 30. -Albina Fabiani

hiking friends

have a nice weekend!

19 September 2016

six monday friends

a friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you. -Elbert Hubbard

six friends

have a great week!

14 September 2016

coming back with fruits

slowly coming back. the past month was a very busy one, with a lot of trips and work. the stress is receding bit by bit and it's already possible to take a break, revise what's new on the net, even post some drawing.

fruit bowl

see you soon!

15 August 2016

girl and birds

kids don't remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are. -Jim Henson
have a great week, my friends!

one girl and two birds

8 August 2016

monday girl

for every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness. -Ralph Waldo Emerson

three palms girl

4 August 2016

going out

me thinks that the moment my legs begin to move, my thoughts begin to flow. -Henry David Thoreau

across the field

10 July 2016

coming back

hi, my friends, slowly coming back after holidays and a lot of work afterwards. posting again. hope you are all more than fine. have a great sunday!

mammal and reptile friends

2 June 2016

man with friends

in the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt.  -Margaret Atwood

under a tree with company

27 May 2016

friday relax

if you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath. -Amit Ray

urban relax

20 May 2016

simple things...

sometimes, the simple things are more fun and meaningful than all the banquets in the world. -E.A. Bucchanieri.

Edwin is very pleased that every morning Enrico sings O Sole Mio

22 April 2016

18 April 2016

staring at the horizon

we all live under the same sky, but we don't all have the same horizon. -Konrad Adenauer

staring at the horizon