Journal

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Sky-Wash, 2020









        "Life is a great big canvas, 

        and you should throw all the paint 

        on it you can."


        —Danny Kaye


















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Window Dew, 2017








"The world is like a mirror: 

frown at it and it frowns at you;

smile, and it smiles too."


—Herbert Samuels













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Qiaoling Sunset, 2016










"Check out any celebrity magazine 

to look for examples to disabuse you of 

thinking that being beautiful, successful 

or rich will make you happy."


—Shawn Achor















 

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Cloud Surf, 2018






"Within moments of logging on to social media, we have instant access to others’ accomplishments, vacations, job promotions, home upgrades, and culinary creations. It’s hard to be happy if we constantly concern ourselves with how we measure up to those around us.


Gratitude has the opposite effect of social comparison — it redirects our attention to the many wonderful things we already have in our lives that we have likely taken for granted."


—Timothy Bono, Ph.D., Psychology Professor, Washington University in St. Louis









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Elm Leaves, 2014










        "The art of being happy

        lies in the power of extracting 

        happiness from common things."


        —Henry Ward Beecher

















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Garden Fountain, 2016















    garden fountain—

a drop of water

 marks my page



—rmh²























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Silver and Gold, 2020








"Adversity has 

the effect of eliciting talents, 

which, in prosperous circumstances, 

would have lain dormant." 


—Horace














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Twilight Waves, 2020




[ Creative Chaos ]


"When the going gets chaotic,

the creative get going!"


—rmh²











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