I was drinking in the surroundings: air so crisp you could snap it with your fingers and greens in every lush shade imaginable offset by autumnal flashes of red and yellow.
“Today is a perfect day to just be happy.”
~ Unknown Author
I will waste not even a precious second today in anger or hate or jealousy or selfishness. I know that the seeds I sow I will harvest, because every action, good or bad, is always followed by an equal reaction. I will plant only good seeds this day. ~Og Mandino
“Although no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending”. ~ Carl Bard
A heart filled with anger has no room for love. ~Joan Lunden
You need to let the little things that would ordinarily bore you suddenly thrill you ~Andy Warhol
Meanwhile, spring came, and with it the outpourings of Nature. The hills were soon splashed with wild flowers; the grass became an altogether new and richer shade of green; and the air became scented with fresh and surprising smells — of jasmine, honeysuckle, and lavender. ~Dalai Lama XIV
The world is quiet here. ~Lemony Snicket
“Hark, now hear the sailors cry / smell the sea, and feel the sky / let your soul & spirit fly, into the mystic.” ~ ~ Van Morrison
We dance for laughterWe dance for tearsWe dance for madnessWe dance for fearsWe dance for hopesWe dance for screamsWe are the dancersWe create the dreams ~ Albert Einstein
I want to be with those who know secret things or else alone. ~Rilke
If you’re trying to paint a picture. But you’re not sure which colours below Just paint what you see. Don’t let anyone say it’s wrong ~ Wilco
So many things are possible as long as you don’t know they are impossible.
Mildred D. Taylor
Let us never negotiate out of fear. But let us never fear to negotiate. ~John F Kennedy
These last few days have been traumatic. No not physically no, traumatic nationally. My conception of my country and the people that are supposed to govern have betrayed me. Because of a divisive and politically cynical campaign my country, my concept of European cooperation has been swept away. Already we have politicians blaming each other, a group of politicians are taking back everything they campaigned on. The financial repercussions are immense and already racism is rearing it’s angry head.
My art is comforting me so much, the taking of the image, the composition and the processing.
You can’t stay in your corner of the forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes. ~ A.A. Milne
Just being able to take images of the everyday will help.
One bad chapter doesn’t mean your story’s over.~ Unknown
Playing with some composition helps.
I’m not burying my head in the sand. Just trying to find some sense and shutting that part of my brain off today.