Monday, August 22, 2005

the time to reef the sail

is when you first think of it.


Sunday, August 14, 2005

if you don't ask,

the answer's always no.


or to put it another way,

start where you are.

pema chodron, 2001

never take on a project

that involves going back in time and changing something. it's more trouble than it's worth.

jean sirius, 2005

Saturday, August 13, 2005

if you play by the house rules,

the house usually wins.

jean sirius, circa 1990

if you're holding your breath,

you're not doing your best thinking.

jean sirius, circa 1985

Monday, August 08, 2005

there are always going to be some people who just don't like you.

let 'em go. it creates more room for the people who do.

florence kantor, circa 1960

Sunday, August 07, 2005


start in a corner.

- jean sirius, n.d.

Saturday, August 06, 2005


if you ask the wrong question
you won't understand the answer.

jean sirius, 6 august 2005

if you ask the question wrong

...the answer can't help you.

- jean sirius, 6 august 2005