Give me the man who will surrender the whole world for a moss or a caterpillar, and impracticable visions for a simple human delight. ~ Bruce Frederick Cummings I thought this was a nice contrast of colors, and animate v. inanimate.
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Red leaves in the lot
Autumn wins you best by this its mute appeal to sympathy for its decay. ~ Robert Browning Nice contrast, pretty red colors. Here’s a bigger version
Colorful fall streets
“Count the garden by the flowers, never by the leaves that fall. Count your life with smiles and not the tears that roll.â€ ~ Anonymous Colors down near by boy’s school. Pano below. “Count the garden by the flowers, never by the leaves that fall. Count your life with smiles and not the tears that…
Boy in the rear-view
“A boy is a magical creature – you can lock him out of your workshop, but you can’t lock him out of your heart.â€ ~ Allan Beck There are certain times when your kids are just adorable – mostly when they are quiet ;). Like when they are sleeping, or in the moments like this…
Old Truck Rear
Trucks are Americana – they speak of our dedication to the classic Puritan virtues of hard work, self-reliance, and practical utility.
Frail but adventuresome
“The greatest barrier to success is the fear of failure.â€ ~ Sven Goran Eriksson What a bold little vine!
We are like leaves on a tree
“If you don’t know [your family’s] history, then you don’t know anything. You are a leaf that doesn’t know it is part of a treeâ€ ~ Michael Crichton I took this in the back yard of the bride during a family wedding. Knowing your family history is really interesting, and you can trace certain family…
“Autumn, the year’s last, loveliest smile.â€ ~ William Cullen Bryant (1794 â€“ 1878) American romantic poet It was very overcast during my trip to Vermont, but here’s the best photo I could get of the fall colors. Hope you find it beautiful!
A feast for the eyes
When you have only two pennies left in the world, buy a loaf of bread with one, and a lily with the other.Â ~ Chinese Proverb This photo is unedited – just a beautiful ornamental vine.
Flowers in stump crevice
Some cute flowers growing alongside a tree stump.
Roots of murder
Another tree stump which eerily looks like a human body. I take this second day to remember the victims of 9/11, and to remind us that Islam is not just another religion, it’s a violent, misogynistic, pedophilic, domineering, anti-semitic, and perverse religion that has shed blood since its inception, and one of the main enemies…
Remembering those cut down in mid life by Islamists
In the seventh century of the Christian era a wandering Arab, of the lineage of Hagar, the Egyptian, combining the powers of transcendent genius with the preternatural energy of a fanatic and the fraudulent spirit of an impostor, proclaimed himself as a messenger from Heaven, and spread desolation and delusion over an extensive portion of…
More flowers on my walk to the gym.
Truck cab shadows
I thought that the sun coming through the back window guard was cool.
Flowers in the bucket
These flowers look better in the picture than in real life, but they fill the decorative buckets outside of my workplace. Nice mix.
Attitude … ur doin it rite
My boy and girl. I wonder where he learned that face from? Ahem.
Sunset in the fields
Gotta love sunsets in the country.
Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made, and forgot to put a soul into. Â ~Henry Beecher My drive to work is filled with beauty, including flowers both wild and cultivated. Anyone know what this is? Here’s some other versions, including the original (first one below).
Tree eats house
The trees are God’s great alphabet:With them He writes in shining greenAcross the world His thoughts serene.~Leonora Speyer This little one-room barn is on my way to work – abandoned, and being eaten by this tree.
“The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.â€ ~ Anthony Robbins My youngest child has a funny, big personality. This is us pretending to be irritated with one another. She’s a crackup.