“Don’t sell your soul to buy peanuts for the monkeys.” —Dorothy Salisbury Davis
“He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson
“The nearer a man comes to a calm mind, the closer he is to strength.” —Marcus Aurelius
☀️ = 🧺 day
“The end is nothing; the road is all.” —Willa Cather
“In a way, you’ve already won in this world, because you’re the only one who can be you.” —Fred Rogers
To be human is finally to be a loser, for we are all fated to lose our carefully constructed sense of self, our physical strength, our health, our precious dignity, and finally our lives. A refusal to tolerate this reality is a refusal to tolerate life, and art based on the empowering message and positive image is just such a refusal.
—Mary Gaitskill, Somebody with a Little Hammer: Essays
Fly by night
I could spend days photographing doorways in Morocco. Each one is unique.
“A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.” —Oscar Wilde
Beauty and the beast
I watched the first episode when it released, but didn’t get it. I’ve now redeemed myself, two years later. Big Mouth is comedy gold.
Coach Steve is life.
“Stick with the people who pull the magic out of you and not the madness.” —Unknown
From yesterday’s hike along the coastline of the Strait of Gibraltar, Merkala Beach, Tangier
“I regret that it takes a life to learn how to live.” —Jonathan Safron Foer
“We must all suffer from one of two pains: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret. The difference is discipline weighs ounces while regret weighs tons.” —Jim Rohn
From last weekend’s hike along the Atlantic coastline
“Politics is the art of obtaining money from the rich and votes from the poor on the pretext of protecting each from the other.” —Unknown
Sundown on the boardwalk
The end of the road
Kicked around a tucked away used book store in Tangier and time-traveled back to circa 1990.
Today included a visit to the Tangier American Legation – a wonderful exhibit, the oldest American diplomatic property, and the only US historic landmark overseas. Morocco was the first country to recognize American independence.