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
visitors

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