Aldo Leopold

Elephant at Gold Beach A hobby is a defiance of the contemporary. It is an assertion of those permanent values which the Momentary eddies of social evolution have contravened or overlooked. If this is true, then we may also say that every hobbyist is inherently a radical, And that his tribe is inherently a minority.Continue reading “Aldo Leopold”

Claude Monet

Water Garden at Giverny (Reproduction) If someone lived your life today, would they have any regrets tomorrow? Would you recommend the life you live to anyone else? Suppose the person you love most decided to live the way you plan to live today, thinking your thoughts, saying your words, and making your choices?  Would theyContinue reading “Claude Monet”

William Butler Yeats ~ S. M. Hart

Virginia at Eighteen When you are old and grey and full of sleep, And nodding by the fire, take down this book, And slowly read, and dream of the soft look Your eyes had once, and of their shadows deep; How many loved your moments of glad grace, And loved your beauty with love falseContinue reading “William Butler Yeats ~ S. M. Hart”