here and now

  dear spring though you were a bit late to the party this year you have certainly made up for lost time thank you for all this new life and wonderful goodness as we head into the summer!

a fine mingling

“All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on.” ~ Henry Ellis let go and enjoy your weekend!

after the dance

“The Mozart sonata Dad picked out begins to play. When we hear the first note, we open the sacks and the ladybugs escape through the opening, taking flight. It’s as if someone has dumped rubies from heaven. Soon they will land on the plants in search of bollworm eggs. But right now they are magic-red ribbons flying over our heads, weaving against the pink…

more than enough

they caught my eye there in the sunlight as I walked by my dining room reminded me of this quote “At some point in life the world’s beauty becomes enough. You don’t need to photograph, paint, or even remember it. It is enough.” ~Toni Morrison and though the beauty was enough I photographed it anyway 🙂

scenes from the weekend

    “I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in.” ~ John Muir two glorious days of hiking with friends on various trails in the sunshine and fresh spring air heavenly!