a Modern Maverick

Inspired, creative, progressive + happy human - true blue, loyal and love scruff on a man. Interests are.....the stuff that helps to give life meaning - art, films, music, travel + design.......reading lots and lots of books on history, philosophy and biographies. I enjoy writing, designing & doing anything creative + being around people who live with hope & joy. lov + peace ~ karen baxter

There are two spiritual dangers in not owning a farm. One is the danger of supposing that breakfast comes from the grocery, and the other that heat comes from the furnace.

—Aldo Leopold, A Sand County Almanac (via simplelittlebookworm)

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He loved her, of course, but better than that, he chose her, day after day. Choice: that was the thing.

—Sherman Alexie in The Toughest Indian In The World (via infinite-paradox)

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Do not tell everyone your story. You will only end up feeling more rejected. People cannot give you what you long for in your heart.

—Henri Nouwen (via questiun)

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The vitality of thought is in adventure. Ideas won’t keep. Something must be done about them.

Alfred North Whitehead

such a well timed reminder for today. (via theriverjordyn)

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Every man is called to give love to the work of his hands. Every man is called to be an artist.

—Bringing it to the table (Wendell Berry)

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By my intimacy with nature I find myself withdrawn from man. My interest in the sun and the moon, in the morning and the evening, compels me to solitude.

—Henry David Thoreau (via h-o-r-n-g-r-y)

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