Tuesday, May 16, 2017

"All truly great thoughts are conceived while walking.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche, Twilight of the Idols I set a glass of water on the shelf next to the treadmill and slip my feet into a pair of waiting shoes. They're fun shoes, with red and white stripes, a contrast to the heavy Nikes I can no longer

Thursday, May 11, 2017

"Nothing is more wistful than the scent of lilac, nor more robust than its woody stalk, for we must remember that it is a tree as well as a flower, we must try not to forget this." ~ Stevie Smith The sun is shining and it's calm--a beautiful spring morning. It's hard to believe we're under a weather

Monday, May 8, 2017

“Well," said Pooh, "what I like best," and then he had to stop and think. Because although Eating Honey was a very good thing to do, there was a moment just before you began to eat it which was better than when you were, but he didn't know what it was called.” ~ A.A. Milne,

Sunday, May 7, 2017

"None can have a healthy love for flowers unless he loves the wild ones." ~ Forbes Watson This is another one of the tiny wildflower blossoms Gerry brought home the other day. Like the one I shared yesterday, this tiny flower is no more than a half-inch long. Today's the day of the giant community

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

“To pay attention, this is our endless and proper work.” ~ Mary Oliver The chives are budding in the potager garden in my back yard. Of course, I had to get down on the ground, on the wet grass, to capture a few images. What's a little dampness when one is taking time to observe and

Monday, May 1, 2017

"The world's favorite season is the spring. All things seem possible in May." ~ Edwin Way Teale I'm extending the oh-so-brief lilac season by photographing the flowers as they form and I'm finding them just as beautiful in the pre-blooming period as they will be later. A heightened appreciation for the simple beauty everywhere is

Friday, April 28, 2017

“You can't use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.” ~ Maya Angelou There's a feature on Facebook called On This Day that gives you the ability to see what you posted on this day in previous years. It's fun to look back and remember. Four years ago today I was agonizing--I mean AGONIZING--over