The Enchanting Pool

“Our observation of nature must be diligent, our reflection profound, and our experiments exact. We rarely see these three means combined; and for this reason, creative geniuses are not common.” – Denis Diderot

Above the Forest Roof

“It is not so much for its beauty that the forest makes a claim upon men’s hearts, as for that subtle something, that quality of air that emanation from old trees, that so… Continue reading

Alley of the Past

“The soul that sees beauty may sometimes walk alone.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The Railway Station

“Most men who have really lived have had, in some share, their great adventure. This railway is mine.” – James J. Hill

Wooden Walkway

“If you are seeking creative ideas, go out walking. Angels whisper to a man when he goes for a walk.” – Raymond Inmon

Wings of the Jungle

“A forest bird never wants a cage.” – Henrik Ibsen

A Lakeside Memory

“We forget that the water cycle and the life cycle are one.” – Jacques Yves Cousteau

The Ocean Beckons

“The voice of the sea is seductive; never ceasing, whispering, clamoring, murmuring, inviting the soul to wander for a spell in abysses of solitude…” – Kate Chopin

Glimpse of the Morning Star

“The light which puts out our eyes is darkness to us. Only that day dawns to which we are awake. There is more day to dawn. The sun is but a morning star.”… Continue reading

The Fortification

“Fortitude is the marshal of thought, the armor of the will, and the fort of reason.” – Francis Bacon