Makapu'u

Don’t forget: beautiful sunsets need cloudy skies….
-Paulo Coelho

Torry Pines Loop Trail Head

You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.
-Mark Twain

Rage, rage against the dying of the light. - Dylan Thomas

Do not go gentle into that good night. / Rage, rage against the dying of the light.
– Dylan Thomas

There is a kind of beauty in imperfection. - Conrad Hall

There is a kind of beauty in imperfection.
– Conrad Hall

Maybe someday, I’ll find refuge in my fantasies, my dreams of a better world. Until then, let this moment be enough.

Someday, I’ll find refuge in my fantasies, my dreams of a better world. Until then, let this moment be enough.
– Anonymous

A Celebrated Marriage

They were forever in conflict, naturally,
trying to possess one another,
but failing, and in that abiding failure,
they saved their modern love.
For with that conflict came tension—
the lung’s tension in their deep breaths,
the muscle’s tension in their tug-of-war—
and from that tension came heat,
from that heat came excitement
and more heat, which they resolved
in a great compromise called marriage.

It is the harmony of the diverse parts, their symmetry, their happy balance; in a word it is all that introduces order, all that gives unity, that permits us to see clearly and to comprehend at once both the ensemble and the details. - Henri Poincare

It is the harmony of the diverse parts, their symmetry, their happy balance; in a word it is all that introduces order, all that gives unity, that permits us to see clearly and to comprehend at once both the ensemble and the details.
– Henri Poincare

Adversity is the first path to truth. - Lord Byron

Adversity is the first path to truth.
– Lord Byron

Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before.  - Edgar Allan Poe

Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before.
– Edgar Allan Poe

The glow of one warm thought is to me worth more than money. - Thomas Jefferson

The glow of one warm thought is to me worth more than money.
– Thomas Jefferson