Photo of the Day – On A Wing

A great photo from a recent trip I took. I never hesitate to look out the window whenever possible on a plane it’s still surreal to look out and watch the world spin by.

Quote of the Day – Thomas Merton on Faith

Today’s quote is a good reminder for us all. Sometimes you just have to believe you’re taking the right steps, going in the right direction and making all the right decisions. I remember the words from The West Wing if ever I need a boost in the right way, “Act as if ye have faith…

Photo of the Day – Through the Tunnel

This photo, from the tunnel, is on The Challenge at Manale Bay, on Lana’i. Every single hole has breath-taking views. You almost forget about your scorecard… almost.

Quote of the Day – Norman Augustine on Tomorrow

There are a whole bunch of Norman’s Laws. This one I found interesting. And important to remember. Law Number II: If today were half as good as tomorrow is supposed to be, it would probably be twice as good as yesterday was. – Norman R. Augustine

Photo of the Day: Illuminating Knowledge

Yesterday I was running late to class at Portland Community College. I had my head buried in my cell phone trying to catch up on last minute texts, tweets and other assorted things. Then I happened to look up. I saw this wonderful sunset which just happened to fall behind this apex. Thought it was…

Quote of the Day – Galileo Galilei on Viewing the Earth

On this day, in 1642 Galileo Galilei died. Almost every night, I look up at the sky and the stars in wonder, appreciating what’s out beyond our grasp. It’s moments like that, I still feel like a little kid. “If you could see the earth illuminated when you were in a place as dark as…

Quote of the Day – What I’ve Learned – Andy Rooney

Andy Rooney was famous for giving us his opinion every week. Often, he gave us a succinct way to wrap up our thoughts by giving us his “What I’ve learned.” I recently found a collection of them. Today, I wanted to share with you some of my favorites. I’ve learned … that being kind is…