Photo of the Day – May 26, 2012

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Photo of the Day – May 26, 2012

“Those who dwell among the beauties and mysteries of the earth are never alone or weary of life“.  ~Rachel Carson

 “Sunlit Forest Through a Foggy Mist,” Japanese Gardens, Portland, Oregon

Flower of the Day – May 9, 2012

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Flower of the Day – May 9, 2012

There was a star riding through clouds one night, and I said to the star, ‘Consume me’.”
― Virginia Woolf, The Waves

‘Star of the Day,’ Montinore Estates, Forest Grove, Oregon

Flower of the Day – May 8, 2012

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Flower of the Day – May 8, 2012

“Don’t walk behind me; I may not lead. Don’t walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.”
Albert Camus

‘Bachelor Buddies,’ Bachelor Buttons, Hillsboro, Oregon

Flower of the Day – May 7, 2012

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Flower of the Day – May 7, 2012

It is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness.”
― Leo Tolstoy, The Kreutzer Sonata

‘Daylight, Nightlight,’ Daffodils, Hillsboro, Oregon

Flower of the Day – April 25, 2012

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Flower of the Day – April 25, 2012

“All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.”
― St. Francis of Assisi, The Little Flowers of St. Francis of Assisi

‘Lily and her Two Friends’, Camp 18, Elsie, Oregon

Photo of the Day – April 25, 2012

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Photo of the Day – April 25, 2012

“The unexamined life is not worth living.”
― Socrates

‘Enchantment’, with permission by the Japanese Gardens, Portland, Oregon


Photo of the Day – April 24, 2012

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Photo of the Day – April 24, 2012

I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.”
― Douglas Adams, The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul

‘Zen’, with permission by the Japanese Gardens, Portland, Oregon