boyhood

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Will the freshness, lightheartedness, the need for love, and strength of faith which you have in childhood ever return? What better time than when the two best virtues — innocent joy and the boundless desire for love — were the only motives in life?”

Leo Tolstoy

 

 

 

 

 

 

(a scan of a very old photo)

 

early summer

and bits of small town life in New England

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“This town of churches and dreams; this town I thought I would lose myself in, with its backward ways and winding roads leading to nowhere; but, I found myself instead.”

~ Kellie Elmore, Magic in the backyard – American Honey

Lilac days..

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..have come and gone.
There’s something so wonderfully nostalgic about these blossoms.
Nothing like their sweet scent filling the air on a spring evening.