Monthly Archives: December 2010


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And the sea mist turned to snow

The Grotto at Georgian Bay, Cyprus Lake, in Bruce Peninsula National Park. Photos by botanist and photographer Paul Hartmann, my uncle. Dec 26 2010.

Appreciation is an excellent thing.



Appreciation is an excellent thing.
It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well. – Voltaire

Peony (for Julie) // PH: Brett Lopez

Reindeer People

Tsaatan (Dukha) Reindeer Nomads from the Mongolian North // PH: Hamid Sardar. Part of the exhibition, “Dark Heavens: Hunters & Shamans of Mongolia”


I grew up in this town

“I grew up in this town, my poetry was born between the hill and the river, it took its voice from the rain, and like the timber, it steeped itself in the forests.” — Pablo Neruda

PH: M. Janezic

In Fiore + Mato Holiday Brunch

HAPPY HOLIDAYS from all of us at IN FIORE Parfumerie

Holidays 2010. Bar Jules, SF. PH// J. Elliott

Wellness is sexy

Wellness is sexy.
ACUPUNCTURE. Julie Christie // PH: Richard Avedon

Heartbreak. Burst.

If you’re listening, if you’re awake to the poignant beauty of the world, your heart breaks regularly. In fact, your heart is made to break; its purpose is to burst open again and again so that it can hold ever more wonders. — ANDREW HARVEY

“The Pond-Moonlight,” Mamaroneck, NY 1904 // PH: Edward Steichen