Herald of springPosted: March 10, 2013 Filed under: 365 Meditation Challenge, Adventures in art, Air, beginnings, Critters, Daily Walk, Digital Art, Earth, Fire, hiking, home, Mindfulness, nature, Photography, pond, Quotes, Spirit, Spring, Today's Joys, Walking, wandering, water, weather, winter | Tags: Aldo Leopold, birds, Charlotte Brontë, flowers, garden, Hiking, John Muir, MaidinSun Photography, Maya Angelou, nature, Outdoors, Photography, pond, quotes, Red-winged Blackbird, reflections, spring, trees, water, weather, winter 28 Comments
Spring drew on… and a greenness grew over those brown [garden] beds, which, freshening daily, suggested the thought that Hope traversed them at night, and left each morning brighter traces of her steps.
~ Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre
A family holidayPosted: December 16, 2012 Filed under: 365 Meditation Challenge, Autumn, celebrations, Earth, fall, family, Fire, grandparenthood, Gratitude, holidays, home, Love, nature, Photography, pond, Quotes, Spirit, Walking, wandering, water, weather | Tags: autumn, Erma Bombeck, family, Frederick Buechner, MaidinSun Photography, Maya Angelou, Mother Teresa, nature, Outdoors, Photography, quotes 26 Comments
You can kiss your family and friends good-bye and put miles between you, but at the same time you carry them with you in your heart, your mind, your stomach, because you do not just live in a world but a world lives in you.
~ Frederick Buechner
*Dandelions are blooming like crazy across the lawn, on the pathways, in the meadows, and around the pond.