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“Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.”
   ~Soren Kierkegaard

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The Paper Kite, Rice Paper, or Large Tree Nymph butterfly is largely known for it’s presence in butterfly greenhouses and exhibitions. The Paper Kite is of Southeastern Asian origins.

~Stay Close to Nature

Stay Close

Stay Close

“If you will stay close to nature, to its simplicity, to the small things hardly noticeable,

those things can unexpectedly become great and immeasurable.” 

~ Rainer Maria Rilke, Letters to a Young Poet


~ To those who mourn…

"Love" by dEj 2013

“Love” by dEj 2013

“Tell your friend that in his death,
a part of you dies and goes with him.
Wherever he goes, you also go.
He will not be alone.” 
~ Jiddu Krishnamurti 

~ The Youngest Day…

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Every morning when I wake up I say,

I’ll never be as young as I am today.
Today is the youngest day of the rest of my life. 

Get up and do something fun.  
~Rochelle Ford  

At 76 years old,  metal sculptor Ford has a very wise attitude. Here’s wishing you each and all the very best in 2014 and beyond.  Make every day count!