"It's not a matter of where you stand but in what direction you're headed."

California 1994
On the American River


"Every action generates a force of energy that returns to us in like kind... what we sow is what we reap.
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And when we choose actions that bring happiness and success to others, the fruit of our karma is happiness and success."

-- Deepak Chopra


"God is spreading grace around in the world like a five-year-old spreads peanut butter; thickly, sloppily, eagerly, and if we are in the back shed trying to stay clean, we won't even get a taste."

-- Donna Schaper


"Pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man."

-- Muhammad Ali

California's American River, 1994