An intermittent wireless connection drove me from my room to the lobby for better service. Otherwise accommodations in Lloyd Hall at Canada’s Banff Centre were incredible. Nestled in a valley surrounded by the snow-covered Rockies of Alberta, you’d be hard pressed to find much fault with the home of the 34th annual Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival.
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“(She)He dares to be a fool, and that is the first step in the direction of wisdom.”
James Gibbons Huneker ~ American music writer and critic (1857-1921)
Photograph by James Edward Mills...
"Inward calm cannot be maintained unless physical strength is constantly and intelligently replenished"
The Buddha ~ Hindu Prince Gautama Siddharta, the founder of Buddhism (563-483 B.C.)
Photograph by Chris Gibbs...
“Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.”
Howard Thurman ~ American Theologian, Clergyman and Activist (1900-1981)
Photograph by Christopher J. Carter...
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“To acquire balance means to achieve that happy medium between the minimum and the maximum that represents your optimum. The minimum is the least you can get by with. The maximum is the most you're capable of. The optimum is the amount or degree of anything that is most favorable toward the ends you desire.”