Oh lordy. It's been ages.
I'm ready to be back.
Ready to write.
But I'm giving myself some slack. Taking it easy. I know I won't bounce back in immediately. There is much afoot. Work, school, running the house, petting the cat, school. School.
I came across some of my old journals the other day - the NightOwl ones, the best for ideas and sketches and lectures and thoughts. I think I just ordered my 7th or 8th one. I love collecting quotes in my journals; here are some I collected in 2010 and one I just added (probably for the 2nd or 3rd time as it's a favorite.
"What is that Heart of Gold, anyway?
The love of your life?
An awareness of life span and the ability
to make the most
of all possibilities."
"If I find in myself
desires which nothing
in this world can
satisfy, the only logical
explanation is that I
was made for a
"If you are not leaning into the crowd, then you must be destined to do other things." - Caru
"Allow your plants to co-mingle." - native plant lecture
"A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability and beauty of the biotic community. It is wrong when it tends otherwise." - Aldo Leopold