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 …

Love Notebook

Poster:  Fall in Love What does your heart say?– Mixteco greeting (Na ca anun) Ma sa sa’ laa ch’ool (mah sah sah laa ch’ohl) (literally, is there happiness in your heart?)Sa in ch’ oo’ (sah een ch’ohl), (Yes, my heart is happy.)– Maya Q’eqchi Expression, Belize This eye looks with loveThis eye looks with judgmentFree …

Learning Notebook

Photo It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.– Albert Einstein Wake up all the teachers time to teach a new wayMaybe then they’ll listen to whatcha have to sayCause they’re the ones who’s coming up and the world is in their hands.When you teach the children teach ’em the very best you can.– …

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 …

Ethics Notebook

Photo Treat others the way they would like to be treated.– Platinum Rule It seems to me that if we can imagine the injustice, then we can imagine its opposite.– Paul Keating, (sampled in From little things big things grow) Virtus sola nobilitas (virtue is the only nobility)– Sir Charles Nicholson All questions of religion …

Food Notebook

Photo: Oranges Quotes about food and drink QuotesOne cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.– Virginia Woolf When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading.– Henny Youngman Each gorilla has its own voice: you can really tell who’s singing, and if it’s their favourite food, …

Wilderness Notebook

Poster Nature is not a place to visit. It is home.– Gary Snyder In wildness is the preservation of the world.– Henry David Thoreau Wilderness is the state of complete awareness.– Gary Snyder, Turtle Island There are no words that can tell the hidden spirit of the wilderness, that can reveal its mystery, its melancholy …

Communication Notebook

Photo: Oaxaca Foamboard Never let the lyric get in the way of the groove.– Maurice White, cited by Allee Willis If you want to change the way people think, you can educate them, brainwash them, bribe them, drug them. Or you can teach them a few carefully chosen new words with the power to change …

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 …

Sports Notebook

Photo: Canberra Calvalry Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving.– Albert Einstein But in a sporting world swimming in hype, corrupted by big money, there is a purity here that is becoming.– Rohit Brijnath, Country First You should wear with pride the scars on your skin. They’re a …