"The scientist does not study nature because it is useful; he studies it because he delights in it, and he delights in it because it is beautiful. If nature were not beautiful, it would not be worth knowing, and if nature were not worth knowing, life would not be worth living." Henri Poincare
"Standing on bare ground,--my head bathed in blithe air and uplifted into infinite space--all mean egotism vanishes. I become a transparent eyeball; I am nothing; I see all; the currents of the Universal Being circulate through me; I am part or parcel of god." Ralph Waldo Emerson
An Evening of Wine and Art with a Tuscan Terroir Featuring New Works by Sarah Lamb and Joseph McGurl. August 2, 2014, 5 to 7 pm. Trees Place Gallery, Orleans Mass.