Ginkgo

Ginkgo

“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

Clash of Seasons

Clash of Seasons

“Beauty is the only thing that time cannot harm. Philosophies fall away like sand, creeds follow one another, but what is beautiful is a joy for all seasons, a possession for all eternity.”
–Oscar Wilde

Black Leaves

Black Leaves

I don’t have much to say about this image other than I love the texture on the leaves.   As I’ve said before, any type of leaf fascinates me.

Smallest Leaf

Smallest Leaf

“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

Frozen in Time

Frozen in Time

“Hold fast to dreams, for when dreams go,  life is a barren field frozen with snow.”
–Langston Hughes

A single Maple leaf buried in the ice and snow on a cold New Year’s Eve.   Happy New Year everyone.