On The Other Shore: Our Personal - 12/13/14

Po, who rented us our condo for the visit, tells us that she is good friends with the founder of
Peace Food Cafe - one of our favorite vegetarian restaurants in New York City: Peace Food Cafe
Peace Food Cafe

Apartment swap pet sitter, Kim Olson, meets Harriet and Nicholas
for lunch to discuss a range of ideas.
Examples of her professional writing can be found here: Kimberly Olson, San Francisco
Kim Olson

Money has never made man happy, nor will it, there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness.
The more of it one has the more one wants. ---Benjamin Franklin
---Benjamin Franklin quote

To free us from the expectations of others, to give us back to ourselves.
There lies the great, singular power of self-respect. ---Joan Didion
---Joan Didion quote

The good life is a process, not a state of being. It is a direction not a destination. ---Carl Rogers
Carl Rogers quote

You can't be trying to make a film that pleases all people,
you know, so it's not a concern of mine. ---Cate Blanchett
Cate Blanchett quote

The silence of nature as we wake in the morning.
Silence Of Nature

The driveway to our Big Sur cabin for the week. - Bonita the horse, Papa cat,
Mama cat and Baby cat all quietly appreciate our company there.
Big Sur Cabin

Brian Lane, manager of the progressive rock group Yes, evidently saw song-plugging and payola
as a branch of the social services - practically a charitable activity. That kind of imaginative
leap was what your manager needed in 1971 and probably still does today. ---Bill Bruford
[ Nicholas reading Bill Bruford's autobiography just outside of our Big Sur cabin. ]
Reading Bill Bruford's Autobiography

Nicholas spends time off-line and away from his Facebook acquaintances,
only to return to them later more refreshed.
Nicholas spends time off-line

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