redbud blossoms
"A tree says: My strength is trust. I know nothing about my fathers, I know nothing about the thousand children that every year spring out of me. I live out the secret of my seed to the very end, and I care for nothing else. I trust that God is in me. I trust that my labor is holy. Out of this trust I live."   -Hermann Hesse

redbud blossoms

"A tree says: My strength is trust. I know nothing about my fathers, I know nothing about the thousand children that every year spring out of me. I live out the secret of my seed to the very end, and I care for nothing else. I trust that God is in me. I trust that my labor is holy. Out of this trust I live."   -Hermann Hesse

'sandhill migration'
“I wish that all of nature’s magnificence, the emotion of the land, the living energy of place could be photographed.”  -Annie Leibovitz 

'sandhill migration'

I wish that all of nature’s magnificence, the emotion of the land, the living energy of place could be photographed.”  -Annie Leibovitz 

"Every other artist begins with a blank canvas, a piece of paper…the photographer begins with the finished product. "  -Edward Steichen 

"Every other artist begins with a blank canvas, a piece of paper…the photographer begins with the finished product. "  -Edward Steichen 

'transition at Mud Lake'
"Spring passes and one remembers one’s innocence.  Summer passes and one remembers one’s exuberance.  Autumn passes and one remembers one’s reverence.  Winter passes and one remembers one’s perseverance.”      -Yoko Ono 

'transition at Mud Lake'

"Spring passes and one remembers one’s innocence.  Summer passes and one remembers one’s exuberance.  Autumn passes and one remembers one’s reverence.  Winter passes and one remembers one’s perseverance.”      -Yoko Ono 

'Monet's muse'
“Every day I discover more and more beautiful things. It’s enough to drive one mad. I have such a desire to do everything, my head is bursting with it.”   -Claude Monet

'Monet's muse'

“Every day I discover more and more beautiful things. It’s enough to drive one mad. I have such a desire to do everything, my head is bursting with it.”   -Claude Monet

'eagle spirit'
"The Lakota knew that man’s heart, away from nature, becomes hard;  he knew that lack of respect for growing, living things soon led to lack of respect for humans, too."  -Luther Standing Bear

'eagle spirit'

"The Lakota knew that man’s heart, away from nature, becomes hard;  he knew that lack of respect for growing, living things soon led to lack of respect for humans, too."  -Luther Standing Bear

“The mind can go in a thousand directions, but on this beautiful path, I walk in peace. With each step, the wind blows. With each step, a flower blooms.”   -Thích Nhất Hạnh

“The mind can go in a thousand directions, but on this beautiful path, I walk in peace. With each step, the wind blows. With each step, a flower blooms.”   -Thích Nhất Hạnh

Albizia julibrissin (Persian silk tree)/ St. Lucia

“Nothing is worth more than this day.”  -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Albizia julibrissin (Persian silk tree)/ St. Lucia

“Nothing is worth more than this day.”  -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Grenada cinnamon harvest

"To photograph truthfully and effectively is to see beneath the surfaces and record the qualities of nature and humanity which live or are latent in all things."  - Ansel Adams

St Lucia fisherman 
"The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore."     -Vincent Van Gogh

St Lucia fisherman 

"The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore."     -Vincent Van Gogh