These magical woodland sprites
and faeries seem to cut gracefully through the air, unbound by their static
Forest Rogers has a way with
clay; her creations seem imbued with an entire history all their own.
With one glance, a viewer’s imagination
is taken too far off places, mystical tales and heroic myths floating in the
eons of fantasy.
Who do we cherish and who do we
put on pedestal? The people that from the get punted everything else and went
full pledged themselves. The people that hustle the most are the happiest, not
When you make things with the
right values, when you treat the earth and its citizens and their traditions
with care and respect, when you endeavor to reimagine what might once have been
tossed aside or away, when you take the time to truly care about every piece
you create, you simply make better things.
Listen up, everybody. Listen
up. Justice Black's opinion. Okay. "The founding fathers gave the free
press...the protection it must have...to fulfill its essential role in our
"The press was to serve
the governed, not the governors."
This is how it always
ends./With death./But first there was life./Hidden beneath the blah, blah,
blah./It is all settled beneath the chitter chatter and the noise./Silence and
sentiment./Emotion and fear./The haggard, inconstant flashes of beauty./And
then the wretched squalor and miserable humanity./All buried under the cover of
the embarrassment of being in the world./Beyond there is what lies beyond./I
don’t deal with what lies beyond./Therefore…let this novel begin./After
all…it’s just a trick./Yes, it’s just a trick.
he mental facility to detect
conspiracies and betrayal are the same qualities most likely to corrode natural
They say to be an exceptional
intelligence officer, you have to have a steady mind, an unwavering sense of
belief in what you’re doing, and be a hopeless romantic.
The English system of
intelligence. The black arts. Particularly counterintelligence. The use of
information, disinformation, their use is, ultimately, power.
These men aren't ideological.
Put more in their Christmas stockings, and they'll fall into place.
The very qualities that make a
good intelligence officer, suspicious mind, a love of complexity and detail,
very qualities of someone you’ll be observing.
Nixon wins this one, and the
next one...and all the ones after that, because we were scared. Because the
only way to assert the right to publish is to publish.
I was struck, in fact, by
President JRichard's reaction to these revelations as close to treason. Because
it reflected to me the sense that what was damaging to the reputation of a
particular administration, a particular individual...was in itself treason.
Which is very close to saying, "I am the State." But this is a
if you don’t have anything nice
to say, just say nothing.
Dreams require sacrifices.
People don’t want to sacrifice. I shouldn’t get anything unless I bleed for it!
when you’re actually allowing
other people to get in, you’re vulnerable.
My friends, negativity can lead
at half-time, kindness always wins the game.
You've got to creep before you
walk, you've got to walk before you run.