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This is the real secret of life ― to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.

—Alan Wilson Watts

 Guggenheim Museum, New York City

 Guggenheim Museum, New York City

Architecture should speak of its time and place, but yearn for timelessness.

Frank Gehry

Wall, Ponta Delgada, Açores

Wall, Ponta Delgada, Açores

A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.

John A. Shedd

Prague, Czech Republic

Prague, Czech Republic

I always like walking in the rain, so no one can see me crying.

Charles Chaplin

Snow Covered Wreath, Montreal

Snow Covered Wreath, Montreal

Symbolizing eternal hope, the wreath goes ‘round and ‘round, and where it starts or ends cannot be found.

Unknown

Chandelier, Puebla, Mexico

Chandelier, Puebla, Mexico

Keep your eyes open to your mercies. The man who forgets to be thankful has fallen asleep in life.

Robert Louis Stevenson 

Tangled Lights

Tangled Lights

He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree.

Roy L. Smith 

View from Chalet du Mont Royal, Montreal 

View from Chalet du Mont Royal, Montreal