The sky at sunset looked like a carnivorous flower. -Roberto Bolano
No wonder you're late. Why this watch is exactly 2 days slow. -Alice in Wonderland The End of Daylight Savings Time = The Longest Day of the Year
The wind outside nested in each tree, prowled the sidewalks in invisible treads like unseen cats. Tom Skelton shivered. Anyone could see that the wind was a special wind this night, and the darkness took on a special feel because it was All Hallows' Eve. Everything seemed cut from soft black velvet or gold or... Continue Reading →
Someone struggled for your right to vote. Use it. I love the flexibility of mail-in ballots! Not only can I choose where and how I vote, once my ballot is in the door-to-door visitors and phone calls cease! Amen for small miracles.
Little deeds are like seeds. They grow into flowers, or grow into weeds. My project for the day was doing some fall yard clean up. By the look of my pants, I also did a little accidental spreading of seeds today. I'm really hoping this 'little deed' of mine grows into flowers next spring, and... Continue Reading →
As naturally as the oak bears an acorn and the vine a gourd, man bears a poem, either spoken or done. - Henry David Thoreau
Autumn Blaze We came home from our trip to leaves piled a foot thick on our back patio. Autumn is here to stay.
We spent 10 wonderful days in Italy visiting Rome, the Amalfi Coast, Matera & Puglia, and were completely blown away by all of the beauty and history. It is nearly impossible to whittle down our trip into a handful of photos, but I realize that my Project 365 is not the place to share a... Continue Reading →
Autumn Blaze. You know that wonderful thing that happens when you blur your eyes and look at Christmas lights? Well, the same thing happens when you look at fall leaves. Pure magic.
A rose looks grey at midnight, but the flame is just asleep. And steel is strong because it knows the hammer and white heat. -Johnny Cash
A brooding calm in all the air, A dreamy quiet everywhere... A golden glow to light the day That fades in purple mists away— This soothing calm, this presence bright, October's sweet and mellow light. ~Phebe A. Holder, "A Song of October"
The softened light, the veiling haze, The calm repose of autumn days. ~Phebe A. Holder (grass frond silhouette created using wax paper and a single light source)