“A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; and optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty”. -Sir Winston Churchill I needed some inspiration today as we continue on our long march of a relentless winter that never seems to end.
“Spring passes and one remembers one’s innocence. Summer passes and one remembers one’s exuberance. Autumn passes and one remembers one’s reverence. Winter passes and one remembers one’s perseverance.” – Yoko Ono
I took this picture Saturday after our big snowstorm that welcomed winter in Minnesota. The snow is here to stay for the time being. Another storm is coming this weekend!
“Be thou the rainbow in the storms of life. The evening beam that smiles the clouds away, and tints tomorrow with prophetic ray”. -Lord Byron The sky and trees after yesterday’s storm.
“In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.” ― Albert Camus I took these photos today on my walk around Lake Harriet in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Normally the lake is close to freezing by now and we have snow. (The photo above is not snow but foam from the lake). Global climate change is getting the better of our winter. Wish it would stop. This post is in response to the Weekly Photo […]
“The appearance of things changes according to the emotions; and thus we see magic and beauty in them, while the magic and beauty are really in ourselves.” ― Khalil Gibran “The timeless in you is aware of Life’s Timelessness. And knows that yesterday is But Today’s memory. And Tomorrow is Today’s Dream.” ― Khalil Gibran, The Prophet This post is in response to the WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge, Reflections. To see more entries, click here.
Yesterday I was running around the lake in shorts, a record for Thanksgiving Day here in Minnesota. The weather changed and light fluffy snow began to fall, bringing joy and delight into my children’s eyes. Above is a sprinkling of snow on my lavender bush.
There is nothing more wonderful than being out on the water during a spectacular sunset. This post is in response to Jakesprinter’s Sunday Post: Wonderful. To see more entries, click here.