Sunday, August 10, 2014

Plants of summer

One generation plants the trees, and another gets the shade
~ Chinese proverb

Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
~ Erma Bombeck

He who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love
~ Proverb

Most men (people), like plants, possess hidden qualities which chance discovers.
~ Fran├žois de la Rochefoucauld

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

A little wildlife

Checkered White butterfly 

Look closely for the bee in flight 

So wild, she has to be kept behind glass 

Friday, July 18, 2014


I would believe only in a God that knows how to dance. 
~ Friedrich Nietzsche

Dancing is silent poetry. 
~ Simonides

Dancing faces you towards Heaven, whichever direction you turn. 
~ Terri Guillemets

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Beauty, spines, and determination

Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to pass quickly through them. The longer we dwell on our misfortunes, the greater is their power to harm us.

Where there's a will, there's a way
~ Proverb

Sunday, June 15, 2014

As evening comes

A mourning dove rests

A goose family heads for the pond

Another dove arrives;
They wait for the night.

Sunday, June 01, 2014


Flowers leave some of their fragrance in the hand that bestows them.
~ Chinese proverb

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

A heron, some flowers, & a bit of graffiti

Enjoying the view 

A bit of an itch 

Up on the roof

Secret messages