Island of solitude
“The optimist lives on the peninsula of infinite possibilities; the pessimist is stranded on the island of perpetual indecision.”
— William Arthur Ward
Don’t sit and wait. Get out there, feel life.
Touch the sun, and immerse in the sea.
“What we are doing to the forests of the world is but a mirror reflection of what we are doing to ourselves and to one another.”
― Mahatma Gandhi
“How does the Meadow flower its bloom unfold? Because the lovely little flower is free down to its root, and in that freedom bold.”
I took on one the the great assignments from Jake Johnson this week and had a blast coming up with an idea and going out shooting. My assignment was
“Show us one thing you would do to save the world…”
I’ve always had a great distain for bottled water and the huge amount of waste it generates….so the general theme came to me quickly. I decided I needed a waterfall backdrop and so went hiking in the rain on Saturday to get the shot. Got a bit wet but had a great time.
30 seconds of color
“Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.”
― Rabindranath Tagore
rows of red
“To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children…to leave the world a better place…to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Time is a sort of river of passing events, and strong is its current; no sooner is a thing brought to sight than it is swept by and another takes its place, and this too will be swept away.”
field of yellow
“When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.”
― Paulo Coelho [The Alchemist]
“There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are messengers of overwhelming grief…and unspeakable love.”
— Washington Irving
for Jane [my grandmother who passed on winters last evening]