Niek Terpstra
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Georgia O'Keeffe (Hands), 1918. Photograph by Alfred Stieglitz    If you look deeply into the palm of your hand, you will see your parents and all generations of your ancestors. All of them are alive in this moment. Each is present in your body. You are the continuation of each of these people.Thich Nhat Hahn

Alfred Stieglitz Georgia O'Keeffe (Hands) Stieglitz did an entire series of photographs featuring his artist-wive's hands. There is something undeniably romantic in finding artistic inspiration in the bends and curves of your lover's hands.

IAN MCEWAN: Enduring Love - '...Perhaps I'd been a slow developer, but I was well into my forties before I realized that you don't have to comply with a request just because it's reasonable or reasonably put. Age is the great disobliger. You can be yourself and say no.'

Not all that we see is necessarily called beautiful. With time there is a character that comes with life. These hands tell a story. I hope that my hands one day express the character and glory of my life well lived