Romanian Fall and Gustav Klimt

Central Park. Gherla, Cluj County, Romania. Late October 2010 I took this photo during my last trip to Romania because the colors of the leaves and the shades on the trees reminded  me so much of one of Klimt’s paintings. Here it is: Gustav Klimt, “Beech Forest”, 1902. Dresden, Germany, Museum of Modern Art. I […]

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“The Old Turtle and The Broken Truth”, by Douglass Wood

First, my child, remember that there are truths all around us and within us. They twinkle in the night sky and bloom upon the earth. They fall upon us every day, silent as the snow and gentle as the rain. The people, clutching their own truth, forget that it is part of all the small […]

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Stones on the Croatian seashore

Stones on the Croatian seashore. San Polo, Istria, Croatia. August, Sept. 2010. I am missing the sea, that makes all things possible; and the hardness and warmth of the Croatian stones that make me feel like there are still some things durable and straightforward in this world. This photo is a nice reminder of that.

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“You must learn….” – Ethel Barrymore

“You must learn day by day, year by year, to broaden your horizon. The more things you love, the more you are interested in, the more you enjoy, the more you are indignant about — the more you have left when anything happens” Ethel Barrymore

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“We have time”, poem by Octavian Paler

We have time for everything Sleep, run back and forth, regret we made an error and err again judge others and absolve ourselves, we have time to read and write, edit what we wrote, regret what we wrote, we have time to make projects and never follow through we have time to dwell in illusions […]

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