“Harmony makes small things grow, lack of it makes great things decay.” –Sallust
“If you are bitter, you are like a dry leaf that you can just squash, and you can get blown away by the wind. There is much more wisdom in forgiveness.” –Vusi Mahlasela
I waited a bit too long to shoot this red tulip blossom. It sat on my desk and slowly dried out. And I have to say, I’m quite pleased about that.
A single yellow Maple leaf. There are hundreds, if not thousands of them outside my window.
A dry leaf sits on a park bench in Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin. The colors are just about past peak now around here,
“If you want to change the world, find someone to help you paddle.” –William H. McRaven
“Nature will bear the closest inspection. She invites us to lay our eye level with her smallest leaf, and take an insect view of its plain.” –Henry David Thoreau
Always vigilant, a tiny solitary Seuss-like tree stands alone in a vast never-ending grey.
“If you would have your son to walk honourably through the world, you must not attempt to clear the stones from his path, but teach him to walk firmly over them – not insist upon leading him by the hand, but let him learn to go alone.” –Anne Bronte