It is not down on any map.
True places never are.
sunrise on the sea
blue ridge mountain evensong
where I am is home
~haiku by c.hurst
I believe karma is at the center of the universe, but grace can intervene. I’m much more interested in grace.
A bed without a quilt is like a sky without stars. ~Anonymous
America—land of the free, home of the brave;
land of the dream, home of the cowboy.
Be pretty if you can, be witty if you must, but be gracious if it kills you. –attributed to Elise de Wolfe
The incredibly varied topography of Cost Rica
means you can cruise a cloud forest one day,
climb a volcano the next,
and finish passed out on a hot sandy beach.
-Lonely Planet WorldGuide
Oh, you’re gonna see monkeys.
~Andrea Gomez Lara, Costa Rica hotel clerk
Everything ends this way in France—everything;
Weddings, christenings, funerals, burials,
swindlings, diplomatic affairs—
everything is a pretext for a good dinner.
Boy, those French. They have a different word for everything.
The best things in life are free. The second best are expensive. ~Coco Chanel
Why would you settle for being a drop in the ocean
when you are the ocean? ~Deepak Chopra