Art

  • Kaleidoscope #1017 - You do not need to know precisely what is happening, or exactly where it is all going. What you need is to recognize the possibilities and challenges offered by the present moment, and to embrace them with courage, faith and hope. ― Thomas Merton    Below is the original photo used to create this image. It […]
  • Kaleidoscope #1016 - I want to be magic. I want to touch the heart of the world and make it smile. I want to be a friend of elves and live in a tree. Or under a hill. I want to marry a moonbeam and hear the stars sing. I don’t want to pretend at magic anymore. I […]
  • Kaleidoscope #1015 - One day you do meet a man who kisses you and you can’t breathe around it and you realize you don’t need air. Oxygen is trivial. Desire makes life happen. Makes it matter. Makes everything worth it. Desire is life. Hunger to see the next sunrise or sunset. To touch the one you love. To […]
  • Kaleidoscope #1014 - We have not touched the stars, nor are we forgiven, which brings us back to the hero’s shoulders and the gentleness that comes, not from the absence of violence, but despite the abundance of it. ― Richard Siken, Crush   Below is the original photo used to create this image. It was sent to me by a […]
  • Kaleidoscope #1013 - Memories were fine but you couldn’t touch them, smell them or hold them. They were never exactly as the moment was, and they faded with time. ― Cecelia Ahern   Below is the original photo used to create this image. These pretties were arranged in planters at a local outdoor mall. No special lighting or retouching, […]
  • Kaleidoscope #1012 - I could recognize him by touch alone, by smell; I would know him blind, by the way his breaths came and his feet struck the earth. I would know him in death, at the end of the world. ― Madeline Miller, The Song of Achilles    Below is the original photo used to create this […]
  • Kaleidoscope #1011 - The moment my lips touch yours, it will be your first kiss. Because if you’ve never felt anything when someone’s kissed you, then no one’s ever really kissed you. Not the way I plan on kissing you. ― Colleen Hoover, Hopeless     Below is the original photo used to create this image. Found this beautiful […]
  • Kaleidoscope #1010 - Touch has a memory. ― John Keats   Below is the original photo used to create this image. It was sent to me by a good friend who happens to spend his days outside as a postal carrier. These lovelies were found along his delivery route. No special lighting or retouching, just a snap from […]
  • Kaleidoscope #1009 - It’s often just enough to be with someone. I don’t need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You’re not alone. ― Marilyn Monroe      Below is the original photo used to create this image. This is a view out my living room window. The diffuse light on this fresh […]
  • Kaleidoscope #1008 - The universe is a continuous web. Touch it at any point and the whole web quivers. ― Stanley Kunitz     Below is the original photo used to create this image. Now that I’m working from home, this is a part of my new office view. I like how rain brings out the color and richness […]
  • Kaleidoscope #1007 - We the mortals touch the metals, the wind, the ocean shores, the stones, knowing they will go on, inert or burning, and I was discovering, naming all these things: it was my destiny to love and say goodbye. ― Pablo Neruda, Still Another Day  Below is the original photo used to create this image. This is a royalty-free image Image […]
  • Kaleidoscope #1006 - There is an odd synchronicity in the way parallel lives veer to touch one another, change direction, and then come close again and again until they connect and hold for whatever it was that fate intended to happen. ― Ann Rule    Below is the original photo used to create this image. This is a […]
  • Kaleidoscope #1005 - Learning to let go should be learned before learning to get. Life should be touched, not strangled. You’ve got to relax, let it happen at times, and at others move forward with it. ― Ray Bradbury    Below is the original photo used to create this image. Now that I’m working from home, this is […]
  • Kaleidoscope #1004 - Magic exists. Who can doubt it, when there are rainbows and wildflowers, the music of the wind and the silence of the stars? Anyone who has loved has been touched by magic. It is such a simple and such an extraordinary part of the lives we live. ― Nora Roberts     Below is the original […]
  • Kaleidoscope #1003 - It wasn’t that long, and it certainly wasn’t the kind of kiss you see in movies these days, but it was wonderful in its own way, and all I can remember about the moment is that when our lips touched, I knew the memory would last forever. ― Nicholas Sparks, A Walk to Remember   […]
  • Kaleidoscope #1002 - Be an encourager. Scatter sunshine. Who knows whose life you might touch with something as simple as a kind word. ― Debbie Macomber   Below is the original photo used to create this image. Found this beautiful blooming tree on a walk through my neighborhood. No special lighting or retouching, just a snap from my […]
  • Kaleidoscope #1001 - To live in the world without becoming aware of the meaning of the world is like wandering about in a great library without touching the books. ― Dan Brown, The Lost Symbol    Below is the original photo used to create this image. Now that I’m working from home, this is a part of my […]
  • Kaleidoscope #1000 - I want morning and noon and nightfall with you. I want your tears, your smiles, your kisses…the smell of your hair, the taste of your skin, the touch of your breath on my face. I want to see you in the final hour of my life…to lie in your arms as I take my last […]
  • Kaleidoscope #999 - I was never really insane except upon occasions when my heart was touched. ―Edgar Allan Poe   Below is the original photo used to create this image. This is a view out my living room window. The diffuse light on this fresh spring foliage made the room glow and it caught my eye. No special […]
  • Kaleidoscope #998 - For the two of us, home isn’t a place. It is a person. And we are finally home. ― Stephanie Perkins,  Anna and the French Kiss    Below is the original photo used to create this image. Found this beautiful blooming tree on a walk through my neighborhood. No special lighting or retouching, just a snap from […]
  • Kaleidoscope #997 - We have eyes, and we’re looking at stuff all the time, all day long. And I just think that whatever our eyes touch should be beautiful, tasteful, appealing, and important. ― Eric Carle    Below is the original photo used to create this image. It was sent to me by a good friend who happens […]
  • Kaleidoscope #996 - Our finger prints don’t fade from the lives we touch. ― judy blume      Below is the original photo used to create this image. These pretties were arranged in planters at a local outdoor mall. No special lighting or retouching, just a snap from my smart phone.
  • Kaleidoscope #995 - When I say it’s you I like, I’m talking about that part of you that knows that life is far more than anything you can ever see or hear or touch. That deep part of you that allows you to stand for those things without which humankind cannot survive. Love that conquers hate, peace that […]
  • Kaleidoscope #994 - Every heart sings a song, incomplete, until another heart whispers back. Those who wish to sing always find a song. At the touch of a lover, everyone becomes a poet. ― Plato      Below is the original photo used to create this image. Found this beautiful blooming tree on a walk through my neighborhood. No […]
  • Kaleidoscope #993 - Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts. ― Charles Dickens    Below is the original photo used to create this image. This is a royalty-free image Image by Helena Sushitskaya  from Pixabay.  
  • Kaleidoscope #992 - All I ever wanted was to reach out and touch another human being not just with my hands but with my heart. ― Tahereh Mafi, Shatter Me      Below is the original photo used to create this image. This is a view out my living room window. The diffuse light on this fresh spring foliage made […]
  • Kaleidoscope #991 - Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around. ― Leo Buscaglia   Below is the original photo used to create this image. It was sent to me […]
  • Kaleidoscope #990 - Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius — and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction. ― E.F. Schumacher     Below is the original photo used to create this image. These pretties were arranged in planters at a local outdoor mall. […]
  • Kaleidoscope #989 - The snow doesn’t give a soft white damn whom it touches. ― E.E. Cummings     Below is the original photo used to create this image. Now that I’m working from home, this is a part of my new office view. I like how rain brings out the color and richness of stone and my camera […]
  • Kaleidoscope #988 - We do not believe in ourselves until someone reveals that deep inside us something is valuable, worth listening to, worthy of our trust, sacred to our touch. Once we believe in ourselves we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight or any experience that reveals the human spirit. ― E.E. Cummings   Below is the original photo […]
  • Kaleidoscope #987 - Music touches us emotionally, where words alone can’t. ― Johnny Depp     Below is the original photo used to create this image. Found this beautiful blooming tree on a walk through my neighborhood. No special lighting or retouching, just a snap from my smart phone.
  • Kaleidoscope #986 - The most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or touched, they are felt with the heart. ― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince    Below is the original photo used to create this image. This is a royalty-free image Image by Helena Sushitskaya  from Pixabay.  
  • Kaleidoscope #985 - And, just as it only takes a moment to die, it only takes a moment to live. You just close your eyes and let every futile fear slip away. And then, in this new state, free from fear, you ask yourself: who am I? If I could live without doubt what would I do? If […]
  • Kaleidoscope #984 - It’s bullshit to think of friendship and romance as being different. They’re not. They’re just variations of the same love. Variations of the same desire to be close. ― Rachel Cohn, Naomi and Ely’s No Kiss List   Below is the original photo used to create this image. This is a royalty-free image from Pixabay.
  • Kaleidoscope #983 - Dreams are always crushing when they don’t come true. But it’s the simple dreams that are often the most painful because they seem so personal, so reasonable, so attainable. You’re always close enough to touch, but never quite close enough to hold and it’s enough to break your heart. ― Nicholas Sparks, Three Weeks With […]
  • Kaleidoscope #982 - That is why it is so important to let certain things go. To release them. To cut loose. People need to understand that no one is playing with marked cards; sometimes we win and sometimes we lose. Don’t expect to get anything back, don’t expect recognition for your efforts, don’t expect your genius to be […]
  • Kaleidoscope #981 - He would reach for me in the middle of the night, nearly every single night, wrapping one of those solid arms around my waist and pulling me in close. So. Close. ― Chelsie Shakespeare, The Pull   Below is the original photo used to create this image. Found this beautiful blooming tree on a walk […]
  • Kaleidoscope #980 - People come, people go – they’ll drift in and out of your life, almost like characters in a favorite book. When you finally close the cover, the characters have told their story and you start up again with another book, complete with new characters and adventures. Then you find yourself focusing on the new ones, […]
  • Kaleidoscope #979 - My heart’s been torn wide open, just like I feared it would be, and I have no willpower to close it back up. ― Marie Lu, Champion     Below is the original photo used to create this image. These lovely lavender blooms were discovered on a lunchtime walk around the capital grounds in Richmond, […]
  • Kaleidoscope #978 - What is a friend if not someone you feel close to, someone you like being with, someone you can confide in and share pleasure with. ― Johanna Lindsey, A Loving Scoundrel   Below is the original photo used to create this image. These sweet roses were a gift for my birthday last year. No special […]
  • Kaleidoscope #977 - Never miss an opportunity to show your love, especially to those close to you, because we are always at our most cautious with them for fear of being hurt. ―Paulo Coelho, Manuscript Found in Accra   Below is the original photo used to create this image. This is a royalty-free image from Pixabay.
  • Kaleidoscope #976 - I want to stand as close to the edge as I can without going over. Out on the edge you see all kinds of things you can’t see from the center. ― Kurt Vonnegut, Player Piano     Below is the original photo used to create this image. These pretties were arranged in planters at […]
  • Kaleidoscope #975 - He would reach for me in the middle of the night, nearly every single night, wrapping one of those solid arms around my waist and pulling me in close. So. Close. ― Chelsie Shakespeare, The Pull   Below is the original photo used to create this image. Found this beautiful blooming tree on a walk […]
  • Kaleidoscope #974 - People come, people go – they’ll drift in and out of your life, almost like characters in a favorite book. When you finally close the cover, the characters have told their story and you start up again with another book, complete with new characters and adventures. Then you find yourself focusing on the new ones, […]
  • Kaleidoscope #973 - Is it possible, in the final analysis, for one human being to achieve perfect understanding of another? We can invest enormous time and energy in serious efforts to know another person, but in the end, how close can we come to that person’s essence? We convince ourselves that we know the other person well, but […]
  • Kaleidoscope #972 - And I closed my eyes because I wanted to know nothing but her arms. ― Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower     Below is the original photo used to create this image. These pretties were arranged in planters at a local outdoor mall. No special lighting or retouching, just a snap from […]
  • Kaleidoscope #971 - Listen to the mustn’ts, child. Listen to the don’ts. Listen to the shouldn’ts, the impossibles, the won’ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me… Anything can happen, child. Anything can be. ― Shel Silverstein   Below is the original photo used to create this image. This is a royalty-free image from Pixabay.
  • Kaleidoscope #970 - Part of me aches at the thought of her being so close yet so untouchable, but her story and mine are different now. It wasn’t easy for me to accept this simple truth, because there was a time when our stories were the same, but that was six years and two lifetimes ago. ― Nicholas […]
  • Kaleidoscope #969 - It is an absolute human certainty that no one can know his own beauty or perceive a sense of his own worth until it has been reflected back to him in the mirror of another loving, caring human being. ― John Joseph Powell, The Secret of Staying in Love   Below is the original photo […]
  • Kaleidoscope #968 - Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light won’t come in. ― Isaac Asimov   Below is the original photo used to create this image. This is a royalty-free image from Pixabay.
  • Kaleidoscope #967 - It is by loving, and not by being loved, that one can come nearest the soul of another; yea, that, where two love, it is the loving of each other, that originates and perfects and assures their blessedness. I knew that love gives to him that loveth, power over over any soul be loved, even […]
  • Kaleidoscope #966 - I will take the sun in my mouth and leap into the ripe air Alive with closed eyes to dash against darkness ― E. Cummings, Poems, 1923-1954     Below is the original photo used to create this image. These pretties were arranged in planters at a local outdoor mall. No special lighting or retouching, […]
  • Kaleidoscope #965 - Open your eyes and see what you can with them before they close forever. ― Anthony Doerr, All the Light We Cannot See     Below is the original photo used to create this image. Found this beautiful blooming tree on a walk through my neighborhood. No special lighting or retouching, just a snap from […]
  • Kaleidoscope #964 - I hope that one day you will have the experience of doing something you do not understand for someone you love. ― Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close     Below is the original photo used to create this image. These lovely lavender blooms were discovered on a lunchtime walk around the capital […]
  • Kaleidoscope #963 - I couldn’t be with people and I didn’t want to be alone. Suddenly my perspective whooshed and I was far out in space, watching the world. I could see millions and millions of people, all slotted into their lives; then I could see me—I’d lost my place in the universe. It had closed up and […]
  • Kaleidoscope #962 - It’s funny. No matter how hard you try, you can’t close your heart forever. And the minute you open it up, you never know what’s going to come in. But when it does, you just have to go for it! Because if you don’t, there’s no point in being here. ― Kirstie Alley     […]
  • Kaleidoscope #961 - Take a shower, wash off the day. Drink a glass of water. Make the room dark. Lie down and close your eyes. Notice the silence. Notice your heart. Still beating. Still fighting. You made it, after all. You made it, another day. And you can make it one more. You’re doing just fine. ― Charlotte […]
  • Kaleidoscope #960 - People used what they called a telephone because they hated being close together and they were too scared of being alone. ― Chuck Palahniuk, Survivor     Below is the original photo used to create this image. Now that I’m working from home, this is a part of my new office view. No special lighting […]
  • Kaleidoscope #959 - There is a primal reassurance in being touched, in knowing that someone else, someone close to you, wants to be touching you. There is a bone-deep security that goes with the brush of a human hand, a silent, reflex-level affirmation that someone is near, that someone cares. ― Jim Butcher, White Night   Below is […]
  • Kaleidoscope #958 - I held her close to me with my eyes closed, wondering if anything in my life had ever been this perfect and knowing at the same time that it hadn’t. I was in love, and the feeling was even more wonderful than I ever imagined it could be. ― Nicholas Sparks, A Walk to Remember […]
  • Kaleidoscope #957 - Never close your lips to those whom you have already opened your heart. ― Charles Dickens   Below is the original photo used to create this image. This is a royalty-free image from Pixabay.
  • Kaleidoscope #956 - When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us. ― Helen Keller     Below is the original photo used to create this image. These pretties were arranged in planters at a local outdoor […]
  • Kaleidoscope #955 - A friend is one to whom one may pour out the contents of one’s heart, chaff and grain together, knowing that gentle hands will take and sift it, keep what is worth keeping, and with a breath of kindness, blow the rest away. ― Dinah Maria Craik   Below is the original photo used to […]
  • Kaleidoscope #954 - If conversation was the lyrics, laughter was the music, making time spent together a melody that could be replayed over and over without getting stale. ― Nicholas Sparks    Below is the original photo used to create this image. Caught these shrouded trees on misty morning as I was heading out to work. No special […]
  • Kaleidoscope #953 - I like to see people reunited, I like to see people run to each other, I like the kissing and the crying, I like the impatience, the stories that the mouth can’t tell fast enough, the ears that aren’t big enough, the eyes that can’t take in all of the change, I like the hugging, […]
  • Kaleidoscope #952 - We fell in love, despite our differences, and once we did, something rare and beautiful was created. For me, love like that has only happened once, and that’s why every minute we spent together has been seared in my memory. I’ll never forget a single moment of it. ― Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook      […]
  • Kaleidoscope #951 - True friends are always together in spirit. ― L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables   Below is the original photo used to create this image. This is a royalty-free image from Pixabay.
  • Kaleidoscope #950 - She wasn’t doing a thing that I could see, except standing there leaning on the balcony railing, holding the universe together. ― J.D. Salinger   Below is the original photo used to create this image. These sweet roses were a gift for my birthday last year. No special lighting or retouching, just a snap from […]
  • Kaleidoscope #949 - Maybe the truth is, there’s a little bit of loser in all of us. Being happy isn’t having everything in your life be perfect. Maybe it’s about stringing together all the little things. ― Ann Brashares, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants       Below is the original photo used to create this image. […]
  • Kaleidoscope #948 - If there ever comes a day when we can’t be together, keep me in your heart. I’ll stay there forever. ― A.A. Milne     Below is the original photo used to create this image. These lovely lavender blooms were discovered on a lunchtime walk around the capital grounds in Richmond, VA. No special lighting […]
  • Kaleidoscope #947 - Together in our house, in the firelight, we are the world made small. ― Jennifer Donnelly, Revolution   Below is the original photo used to create this image. This dramatic sky and view of downtown Richmond, VA near 3rd and East Main Street was captured on my way home from work. No special lighting or […]
  • Kaleidoscope #946 - Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much. ― Helen Keller   Below is the original photo used to create this image. This is a royalty-free image from Pixabay.  
  • Kaleidoscope #945 - “Happily ever after, or even just together ever after, is not cheesy,” Wren said. “It’s the noblest, like, the most courageous thing two people can shoot for.” ― Rainbow Rowell, Fangirl   Below is the original photo used to create this image. This is a royalty-free image from Pixabay.
  • Kaleidoscope #944 - In our time together, you claimed a special place in my heart, one I’ll carry with me forever and that no one can ever replace. ― Nicholas Sparks, Dear John   Below is the original photo used to create this image. These sweet roses were a gift for my birthday last year. No special lighting […]
  • Kaleidoscope #943 - If you can love someone with your whole heart, even one person, then there’s salvation in life. Even if you can’t get together with that person. ― Haruki Murakami, 1Q84     Below is the original photo used to create this image. Caught these shrouded trees on misty morning as I was heading out to […]
  • Kaleidoscope #942 - I’m glad we had the times together just to laugh and sing a song, seems like we just got started and then before you know it, the times we had together were gone. ― Dr. Seuss   Below is the original photo used to create this image. This is a royalty-free image from Pixabay.  
  • Kaleidoscope #941 - You are my best friend as well as my lover, and I do not know which side of you I enjoy the most. I treasure each side, just as I have treasured our life together. ― Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook   Below is the original photo used to create this image. This is a royalty-free […]
  • Kaleidoscope #940 - Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart. ― Marcus Aurelius, Meditations   Below is the original photo used to create this image. These sweet roses were a gift for my birthday last year. No special lighting or retouching, just […]
  • Kaleidoscope #939 - Love cannot be reduced to a catalogue of reasons why, and a catalogue of reasons cannot be put together into love. ― Eleanor Catton, The Luminaries     Below is the original photo used to create this image. These lovely lavender blooms were discovered on a lunchtime walk around the capital grounds in Richmond, VA. No special […]
  • Kaleidoscope #938 - Rarely do great beauty and great virtue dwell together. ― Francesco Petrarca   Below is the original photo used to create this image. This dramatic sky and view of downtown Richmond, VA near 3rd and East Main Street was captured on my way home from work. No special lighting or retouching, just a snap from my […]
  • Kaleidoscope #937 - But as long as you remember what you have seen, then nothing is gone. As long as you remember, it is part of this story we have together. ― Leslie Marmon Silko, Ceremony       Below is the original photo used to create this image. Caught these shrouded trees on misty morning as I was heading […]
  • Kaleidoscope #936 - We were together. I forget the rest. ― Walt Whitman   Below is the original photo used to create this image. These sweet roses were a gift for my birthday last year. No special lighting or retouching, just a snap from my smart phone.
  • Kaleidoscope #935 - Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world. ― Desmond Tutu    Below is the original photo used to create this image. This is a royalty-free image from Pixabay.
  • Kaleidoscope #934 - We didn’t talk about anything heavy or light. We were just there together. And that was enough. ― Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower        Below is the original photo used to create this image. Caught these shrouded trees on misty morning as I was heading out to work. No special […]
  • Kaleidoscope #933 - I think we dream so we don’t have to be apart for so long. If we’re in each other’s dreams, we can be together all the time. ― A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh     Below is the original photo used to create this image. These lovely lavender blooms were discovered on a lunchtime walk around the […]
  • Kaleidoscope #932 - A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality. ― John Lennon    Below is the original photo used to create this image. This dramatic sky and view of downtown Richmond, VA near 3rd and East Main Street was captured on my way home from work. No special […]
  • Kaleidoscope #931 - I no longer believed in the idea of soul mates, or love at first sight. But I was beginning to believe that a very few times in your life, if you were lucky, you might meet someone who was exactly right for you. Not because he was perfect, or because you were, but because your […]
  • Kaleidoscope #930 - You can spend minutes, hours, days, weeks, or even months over-analyzing a situation; trying to put the pieces together, justifying what could’ve, would’ve happened… or you can just leave the pieces on the floor and move the fuck on. ― Tupac Shakur    Below is the original photo used to create this image. This is […]
  • Kaleidoscope #929 - If ever there is tomorrow when we’re not together… there is something you must always remember. You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. But the most important thing is, even if we’re apart… I’ll always be with you. ― Carter Crocker     Below is the original photo […]
  • Kaleidoscope #928 - It takes ten times as long to put yourself back together as it does to fall apart. ― Suzanne Collins, Mockingjay    Below is the original photo used to create this image. This dramatic sky and view of downtown Richmond, VA near 3rd and East Main Street was captured on my way home from work. […]
  • Kaleidoscope #927 - I think if I’ve learned anything about friendship, it’s to hang in, stay connected, fight for them, and let them fight for you. Don’t walk away, don’t be distracted, don’t be too busy or tired, don’t take them for granted. Friends are part of the glue that holds life and faith together. Powerful stuff. ― […]
  • Kaleidoscope #926 - People aren’t either wicked or noble. They’re like chef’s salads, with good things and bad things chopped and mixed together in a vinaigrette of confusion and conflict. ― Lemony Snicket, The Grim Grotto    Below is the original photo used to create this image. This is a royalty-free image from Pixabay.  
  • Kaleidoscope #925 - Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction. ― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Airman’s Odyssey   Below is the original photo used to create this image. This is a royalty-free image from Pixabay.
  • Kaleidoscope #924 - The only reason we don’t open our hearts and minds to other people is that they trigger confusion in us that we don’t feel brave enough or sane enough to deal with. To the degree that we look clearly and compassionately at ourselves, we feel confident and fearless about looking into someone else’s eyes. ― […]
  • Kaleidoscope #923 - A dame that knows the ropes isn’t likely to get tied up. ― Mae West   Below is the original photo used to create this image. This is a royalty-free image from Pixabay.
  • Kaleidoscope #922 - When someone tells me ‘no,’ it doesn’t mean I can’t do it, it simply means I can’t do it with them. ― Karen E. Quinones Miller   Below is the original photo used to create this image. This dramatic sky and view of downtown Richmond, VA near 3rd and East Main Street was captured on […]
  • Kaleidoscope #921 - The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt. ― Sylvia Plath, The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath   Below is a scan of the original artwork used to create this image. This watercolor tryptic is titled “Healing Waters.” To learn more about the concept behind this piece, please see my post here.
  • Kaleidoscope #920 - You probably wouldn’t worry about what people think of you if you could know how seldom they do. ― Olin Miller   Below is the original photo used to create this image. This is a royalty-free image from Pixabay.
  • Kaleidoscope #919 - Accept who you are; and revel in it. ― Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie   Below is the original photo used to create this image. This is a royalty-free image from Pixabay.
  • Kaleidoscope #918 - We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same. ― Carlos Castaneda   Below is the original photo used to create this image. This is a royalty-free image from Pixabay.