“You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment.”
–Henry David Thoreau
“Unless you paddle for the wave, you’ll never know if you could catch it. But once you do… Ride it as long as you can. Love as long as you can.”
These three tiny succulent (and plastic, I might add) potted plants sit in one of the two small windows that flank our fireplace in our apartment. I love the way the sunlight streams through the glass in the late afternoon. But try as I might, I have never been able to get a satisfactory shot – mostly since the windows are about 7 feet off the ground
“Adversity is the first path to truth.”
— Lord Byron
The easiest way to get from here to there is a straight line. That is easier said than done.
“I am on until I am dead, like a light bulb.”
“I am the eye in the sky
Looking at you
I can read your mind
I am the maker of rules
Dealing with fools
I can cheat you blind
“I think LEGOs are one of the best toys ever developed.”
Three white plastic toy building blocks on a white background.
I have measured out my life with coffee spoons.”
— T.S. Eliot
I must admit, this is not my normal morning ritual. But the sunlight through the kitchen window was just begging to illuminate a photograph.
“I’d rather learn from one bird how to sing than to teach ten thousand stars how not to dance”
— e.e. cummings
The third in a series, this is two different photographs combined into one image.
“There may be a great fire in our soul, yet no one ever comes to warm himself at it, and the passers-by see only a wisp of smoke.”
-Vincent van Gogh
As promised, here is more smoke!