"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.
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