Places of Quiet & Beauty

I seek out places of quiet & beauty. Not popular spots. Places that speak silence to me. Places where I look up in wonder. Places where a wordless dialogue opens up between me and everything else, (I and Thou?). These last few days I have needed such a place. I dare not even name the place in…

Wellsville

From Montreal, we drove down the Ontario side of the St. Lawrence Seaway, crossing back into the U.S. at the Thousand Islands and then made our way through the Finger Lakes of NY State to Wellsville. I didn’t take a lot of photos; we let ourselves bask in the beauty of the country. We have…

Montreal

We went to Montreal to see Barbara. I met Barbara some years ago through our Internet writings (blogs). We connected at some level and recognized each other. Barbara is also an extraordinarily gifted artist whose abstract calligraphy rivals that of Thomas Merton. Over the years Barbara has gifted me with many of her works of…