I have found, through years of practice, that people garden in order to make something grow; to interact with nature; to share, to find sanctuary, to heal, to honor the earth, to leave a mark. Through gardening, we feel whole as we make our personal work of art upon our land.
~ Julie Moir Messervy, The Inward Garden
If we were having coffee
Coffee beans are at their peak flavor for fourteen days from the roaster. Beyond that, they should be stored consistently below 0C/32F, ideally near the temperature where Walt Disney is kept.
~ Keven Sinnott, The Art and Craft of Coffee: An Enthusiast’s Guide To Selecting, Roasting, and Brewing Exquisite Coffee
I am never five minutes into stripping the clutter from my life before I start running into the clutter that is my life. ~ Robert Brault Continue reading “Spring cleaning”
Around the Wabi-Sabi Ranch
All good work requires self-revelation.
~ Sidney Lumet Continue reading “Around the Wabi-Sabi Ranch”
Progress on the Wabi-Sabi Ranch
Every day you may make progress. Every step may be fruitful. Yet there will stretch out before you an ever-lengthening, ever-ascending, ever-improving path. You know you will never get to the end of the journey. But this, so far from discouraging, only adds to the joy and glory of the climb.
~ Winston Churchill
Watching concrete dry (or how I found peace this morning)
What if the universe were whispering in my ear at every moment?
~ Steve Roberts
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The next big thing
The urge to destroy is also a creative urge.
~ Pablo Picasso