It's been nearly a year since my last post. Reasons why aren't really important; I'm just happy to be out with a camera again and looking forward to regular posting again!
Yellow is the color of late summer...
I'm learning a new camera and still having some trouble with getting the sharp focus I want (which is me, not the camera; it's much heavier than what I've been using so I'm adjusting to handling it to minimize movement) but I'm working on it and will post whatever doesn't embarrass me too much.
"I am not afraid of the storm, for I am learning to sail my own ship."
Louisa May Alcott
"Life is a rush into the unknown. You can duck down and hope nothing hits you, or stand as tall as you can, show it your teeth and say, "Dish it up, baby, and don't be stingy with the jalapeños." "
This is one of my favorite quotes. You never know what's coming next, and I love the idea of facing it head-on and enjoying the ride. Thanks, mom, for giving me spunk, and thanks, dad, for giving me the ability to look forward, head-on!
"Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea."
"Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety."
"If by a liberal they mean someone who looks ahead and not behind, someone who welcomes new ideas without rigid reactions, someone who cares about the welfare of the people -- their health, their housing, their schools, their jobs, their civil rights, and their civil liberties -- someone who believes we can break through the stalemate and suspicions that grip us in our policies abroad, if that is what they mean by a liberal, then I'm proud to say I'm a liberal."
John F. Kennedy
"A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who, however, has never learned to walk forward."
Franklin D. Roosevelt
"If a man could be crossed with a cat, it would improve the man, but degrade the cat." Mark Twain
"Dogs believe they are human. Cats believe they are God." anon.
"Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through snow. " Jeff Valdez
"There are two means of refuge from the misery of life - music and cats." Albert Schweitzer
"Thousands of years ago, cats were worshipped as gods. Cats have never forgotten this." anon.