We all want progress, but if you’re on the wrong road, progress means doing an about-turn and walking back to the right road; in that case, the man who turns back soonest is the most progressive. C. S. Lewis There are times when we all wish there was […]
Owners of dogs will have noticed that, if you provide them with food and water and shelter and affection, they will think you are God. Whereas owners of cats are compelled to realize that, if you provide them with food and water and affection, they draw the […]
If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant: if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome. Anne Bradstreet ‘Meditations Divine and Moral,’ 1655 Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. Orchid Extravaganza.
What’s on the other side? The hardest thing in life to learn is which bridge to cross and which to burn. David Russell Canon G12. Lightroom edits: Medium contrast tone curve, noise reduction, YSA B&W preset: Impressionista, OnOne Preset: Gritty-Medium, LR Vignette 2, clarity added.
Day 33: Stark Crow A rooster crows only when it sees the light. Put him in the dark and he’ll never crow. I have seen the light and I’m crowing. Muhammad Ali Day 34: Love your eyes that can see. Your mind that can hear the music. The thunder […]
Only he can understand what a farm is, what a country is, who shall have sacrificed part of himself to his farm or country, fought to save it, struggled to make it beautiful. Only then will the love of farm or country fill his heart. Antoine de Saint-Exupery […]
All this winter drab is making me crave color. Spring color, bright color, color that is bold, color that is muted. Any color, all color. Let’s all think of spring with azaleas blooming, a true hallmark of the American south, dotting the landscape and tucked with the trees. […]
YELLOW ROSES By J. Hooker Hamersley (1896) T’is the “old, old story” of youth and maid, Through memory’s chasms, re-echoing low, Of rich, yellow roses, a cluster he sent, In the long ago – In the long ago. A wee dainty note in its heart lay hid, […]
Fog BY CARL SANDBURG THE fog comes on little cat feet. It sits looking over harbor and city on silent haunches and then moves on. A full day of fog sits over the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay. Mysterious, but yet enveloping, the fog remains through the evening. It […]
I am most certainly a horse lover. But wild cats are another true passion of mine. Please stop by Eddie Two Hawks for some beautiful wild cat photos with inspiring Native American philosophies.