“ONE OF THE MOST TRAGIC THINGS I KNOW ABOUT HUMAN NATURE IS THAT ALL OF US TEND TO PUT OFF LIVING. WE ALL DREAMING OF SOME MAGICAL ROSE GARDEN OVER THE HORIZON INSTEAD OF ENJOYING THE ROSES THAT ARE BLOOMING OUTSIDE OUR WINDOWS TODAY.”
A DESERT IS A PLACE WITHOUT EXPECTATION.
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Fern takes what sun it needs from the cave walls. Ice Cave at Sam’s Point Preserve, Ellenville, NY.
“What difference is there, do you think, between those in Plato’s cave who can only marvel at the shadows and images of various objects, provided they are content and don’t know what they miss, and the philosopher who has emerged from the cave and sees the real things?”
” I DON’T DIVIDE ARCHITECTURE, LANDSCAPE AND GARDENING; TO ME THEY ARE ALL ONE! “
Peppers, Wappingers Falls, New York. Photographed with a Leica M-3: 90mm Elmarit; Tri-X
” CHANGE COMES LIKE A LITTLE WIND THAT RUFFLES THE CURTAINS AT DAWN, AND IT COMES LIKE A STEALTHY PERFUME OF WILDFLOWERS HIDDEN IN THE GRASS.”
Wildflowers, Ft. Montgomery, New York. Photographed with a Leica M-3: 90mm Elmarit; Tri-X
” A MORNING-GLORY AT MY WINDOW SATISFIES ME MORE THAN THE METAPHYSICS OF BOOKS.”
Stoney Kill Farm. Fishkill, New York. Photographed with a Leica M-3: 50mm Summicron; Tri-X
” CATS ARE INTENDED TO TEACH US THAT NOT EVERYTHING IN NATURE HAS A PURPOSE.”