“You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment.” –Henry David Thoreau
“Expect nothing. Live frugally on surprise.” –Alice Walker
“Things of this world are in so constant a flux, that nothing remains long in the same state.” –John Locke
“To believe in luck, you must believe that the universe is a roulette wheel and that instead of paying out to us what we have earned, it pays out only what it wishes. But it is not a spinning wheel of chance, it is a work of art, complete and framed by eternity.” –from “Innocence”… Continue reading Eternally Spinning
“Something aches at the very core of me, something ancient and deep and stronger than words: the filament that joins each of us to the root of existence, that ancient thing unfurling and resisting and grappling, desperately, for a foothold, a way to stay here, breathe, keep going.” –Lauren Oliver, Delirium
We spent a day and a night at the carnival. And even at 48 years old, I feel like a kid, wide-eyed and excited about the rides, the food, the sights, sounds, and smells.
Ribbons and streamers blowing in the night breeze as fireworks explode in the sky marking the 240th birthday of the USA.
As I inch ever closer to a half century on this Earth, I’m reminded more and more how fragile memory can be.
“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.