In an abstract frame of mind

Mirror, mirror.  (An abstract created from reflections in a puddle on the front lawn.)

Mirror, mirror. (An abstract created from reflections in a puddle on the front lawn.)

It is gray and windy here in the Bogs today.  But I got lucky.  When I stepped outside for my walk late this morning, I caught a patch of blue sky between the dark, gray clouds, and a few rays of sunshine streamed down for a minute or two.

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More than one

More than one

More than one

Avoid making a commotion, just as you wouldn’t stir up the water before fishing.  Don’t use a flash out of respect for the natural lighting, even when there isn’t any.

~ Henri Cartier-Bresson

Today’s Capture Your 365 prompt is “More than one.”  The email that arrived in my inbox this morning describing the prompt mentions light, and how you should walk around your home at different times of the day, noticing how the light changes.  There is not much natural light to be had today, and not much change in it from window to window to window.  The best spot to find light today is in the basement as it comes in through the windows.  The contrast between the darkness of the basement corners and the light coming in the windows made the light just enough.

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Dreaming

Fairy tale woods

Fairy tale woods

life is a garden,
not a road

we enter and exit
through the same gate

wandering,
where we go matters less
than what we notice.

~ Bokonon

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Pause

South Harbor.  Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.  7 June 2012.

South Harbor. Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. 7 June 2012.

Twilight — a time of pause when nature changes her guard.  All living things would fade and die from too much light or too much dark, if twilight were not.

~ Howard Thurman

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Waves on the pond

Silk and sunlight

Silk and sunlight

Neither can the wave that has passed by be recalled, nor the hour which has passed return again.

~ Ovid

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Fancy a short walk around the pond?

Rippled

Rippled Reflection

Bundle up.  It’s cold here in the Bogs today.  The cold is especially shocking after the weekend warm-up.  You’ll need a hat and gloves along with a nice, warm coat or jacket and your wellies.  It’s very wet and muddy out there.  Boggy, even.

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This, that, and the other thing

Reflections on ice

Reflections on ice

Did you ever wonder if the person in the puddle is real, and you’re just a reflection of him?

~ Bill Watterson

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