(Mission Hill Winery, Westbank, B.C., June, 2016)
Everything hinges upon our realizing the essentially transitory possibilities.
Cherish your wildness.
We have only this moment, sparkling like a star in our hand.
–Marie Beynon Ray
Money is not required to buy one necessity of the soul.
–Henry David Thoreau
Technology will never love you. Screens will never love you.
Violence is suicide.
They intoxicate themselves with work so they won’t see how they really are.
The meaning of life is whatever you ascribe it to be.
If you risk nothing, you risk everything.
I have never wanted to live merely by the limits of others and limited expectations they have had of/set for me.
Serious reading is above all an agency of self-making.
Words are. of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.
Art serves to rinse out our eyes.
We all live in the hope that authentic meeting between human beings can still occur.
Exuberance is beauty.
Our truest life is when we are in dreams awake.
Happiness can only exist in acceptance.
(A selection of quotes from my latest limited ed. publication Favourite Quotes, 2017)