If you take a flower in your hand and really look at it, it’s your world for a moment.
~ Georgia O’Keefe
I love photographing fading flowers. They take on a character that is ever richer as they age, droop and, finally, drop their petals–finished.
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Today, we gather with family to move my mother-in-love to a different care home. I will miss the residents where she lives now. I’ve learned from them as we’ve visited every week–not from anything they’ve said or done but from the example of their lives. This surprises me.