When you have only two pennies left in the world, buy a loaf of bread with one, and a lily with the other. ~Chinese Proverb I'd rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck. ~Emma Goldman Flowers don't worry about how they're going to bloom. They just open up and turn toward … Continue reading Bread and Flowers
Science has never drummed up quite as effective a tranquilizing agent as a sunny spring day. ~W. Earl Hall I would I had some flowers o' the spring that might Become your time of day... daffodils, That come before the swallow dares, and take The winds of March with beauty; violets dim, But sweeter than … Continue reading Hidden Garden
I was delighted to see this bright pink in a season still mostly gray.
I often think that the night is more alive and more richly colored than the day. ~Vincent Van Gogh It is one of life's bitterest truths that bedtime so often arrives just when things are really getting interesting. ~Lemony Snicket
The shed of leaves became a cascade of red and gold and after a time the trees stood skeletal against a sky of weathered tin. The land lay bled of its colors. The nights lengthened, went darker, brightened in their clustered stars. The chilled air smelled of woodsmoke, of distances and passing time. Frost glimmered … Continue reading Winter Sunrise
Summer afternoon—summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language. ~Henry James
There is always Music amongst the trees in the Garden, but our hearts must be very quiet to hear it. ~Minnie Aumonier
A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song. ~Chinese Proverb