Events Notebook

Photo Quotes about events You can’t just throw people who come from different perspectives in a room, lock the door and come back in an hour and expect them to have solved these problems, it takes time for people to develop a shared vernacular, it takes engineered serendipity, that is the creation of serendipitous moments …

Peace Notebook

Power to the peaceful.– Spearhead We say we want peace, but nobody wants to change their own mind.– Michael Franti and Spearhead, Yell Fire There is no path to peace. Peace is the path. (No hay camino para la paz, la paz es el camino.)– Mahatma Gandhi El respeto al derecho ajeno es la paz. (Respect for the rights …

Sustainability Notebook

Photo Quotes about sustainability A garden is never so good as it will be next year.– Thomas Cooper The planet is what makes us profitable. We cannot be sustainable if we cannot support the planet.– Whistler Mayor Ken Melamed, fresh from a trip to a sustainability conference in Sweden, Pique News Magazine What is sustainable …

Solutions Notebook

Photo: Las Vegas Ride Share ImaginationImagination is everything. It is the preview of life’s coming attractions.– Albert Einstein For a relationship to stay alive, love alone is not enough. Without imagination, love stales into sentiment, duty, and boredom. Intimacy fails not because we have stopped loving but because we first stopped imagining.– James Hillman If …

Rumi

Rumi = 13th-century Persian poet, faqih, Islamic scholar, theologian, and Sufi mystic. QuotesYesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself. WikipediaRumiGreater Khorasan Planeta.com

Travel Notebook

Photo: Subaru Aquarium From our growing collection of notebooks, collections of fave quotes: Whenever I prepare for a journey I prepare as though for death. Should I never return, all is in order. This is what life has taught me.– Katherine Mansfield The only question to ask before visiting a place is whether the locals …

Australia Notebook

Australia Flag Quotes about and from Australia It seems to me that if we can imagine the injustice we can imagine its opposite. And we can have justice. – Paul Keating (see Wikipedia) It seems to me that if we can imagine the injustice, then we can imagine its opposite.– Paul Keating, (sampled in From …

Beauty Notebook

Photo The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.– Eleanor Roosevelt Go to the ugliest or most forlorn place you know — a drugstore parking lot, the front porch of a crack house, a toxic waste dump, or the place that symbolizes your secret shame — and build a shrine …

Pronoia Notebook

Photo: Apples Pronoia. The opposite of paranoia, pronoia is the unshakable conviction that life is a vast conspiracy to liberate you from suffering, make you really smart and shower you with blessings. It’s not as simple as it might appear. The blessings flowing your way may not be the exact ones you imagine you want …

Local Travel Quotes

Poster What are your favorite quotes about local travel? A lot of tourists have a consumer attitude — what can I get, instead of what can I learn. We have to put aside our own cultural biases and learn as much as possible from the people we visit. I find that if you stay long …