mozart & mud pies
a book of days
mozart & mud pies
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After 16 years, I’m still sort of amazed that I get to live here.
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colin-vian:

  Giacomo Balla - Affetti (detail), 1910
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"Do you know me now,
all that shines inside of me?
Do you see the light?"
Daily Haiku on Love by Tyler Knott Gregson (via tylerknott)
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On the Feast of St. Michael:
Bless the Lord, O you his angels,
you mighty ones who do his bidding,
obedient to his spoken word.
—psalm 103
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laclefdescoeurs:

Birch Grove, 1881, Arkhip Ivanovich Kuindzhi
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"When we adults think of children, there is a simple truth that we ignore: childhood is not preparation for life; childhood is life. A child isn’t getting ready to live; a child is living."
~John A Taylor, Notes on an Unhurried Journey 
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Most people would put a big screen and a bunch of furniture in their living room. I’m so glad my friends imagined something better.
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"What if we tried to see each day as a smaller, concentrated version of a whole life? It might help us to be more present with people, to notice small details, to simplify, to choose the most beautiful & the most meaningful things.
Who knows? It might be easier to pause. To breathe. To pray. We might even learn to really savor the beauty of life when we see, through our own true lens of being, that there is no such thing as an ordinary life or an ordinary day."
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Sometimes the best parts of a hike have nothing to do with trees and scenery— like today’s hug from a dear old friend who had finished her trail run at the same moment that my hike began, or the radiant smile of the elderly gentleman who passed me later on. I always come back home with a deep sense that we are all connected in ways we will never fully understand.