Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Quote 506 Sir Casper Purdon Clarke

"There is a state of unrest all over the world in art as in all other things.   It is the same in literature, as in music, in painting, and in sculpture.   And I dislike unrest."
...SIR CASPER PURDON CLARKE,
Director, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1908

10/31 Outdoor Wednesday #199


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These photographs were taken at Fresh Fields in Skokie, Illinois.  Notice how many pumpkins, which are stacked on layers and layers of hay stacks, are for sale just before the big day HALLOWEEN.  And, I have never seen so many acorn squash in my entire life.  I'm dreaming of brown sugar and lots of butter and one of those acorn squash in the oven baking until tender and nice and sweet to eat.  The welcome sign made out of different size pumpkins made me smile.  Abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables inside the store teases me to try this store again. 

I am grateful for such abundance of food to eat.   So many choices of fish, canned goods, and fresh baked bread.   

My thoughts and prayers go out to the people who are suffering from hurricane Sandy.

Sunday, October 28, 2012

Quote 505 Denise Levertov

"Let me walk through the fields of paper

touching with my wand

dry stems and stunted

butterflies...."

~Denise Levertov



Friday, October 26, 2012

Pink Saturday - Cancer Awareness Week


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My husband, John, and I were invited to the Bender's house for dinner and then a pontoon cruise around their lake afterward.  This is what the four of us saw. Layers, and layers of pink everywhere. This is straight out of the camera except for cropping. Can you believe it?


Thanks for stopping. I hope you will visit again next week. Meanwhile, take care.   

Pray for a cure for cancer.   Pray for someone you know who is dealing with cancer now.    Pray for those who you have lost to cancer.  

Quote 504 Sa`k`ej Henderson

"To truly listen is to risk being changed forever."
...Native American Elder Sa’k’ej Henderson

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Skywatch Friday - Season 6, Episode 16


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My husband, John, and I were invited to the Bender's house for dinner and then a pontoon boat ride afterward.   This is what the four of  us saw.    Layers, and layers of pink everywhere.   This is straight out of the camera except for cropping.   Can you believe it?

Thanks for stopping.   I hope you will visit again next week.   Meanwhile, take care.  

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Quote 503 Maya Angelou

"The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned."
...Maya Angelou

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

10/24 Outdoor Wednesday - #198






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I appreciate that you stopped by and hope you will make a comment.  Do visit again.   Meanwhile, take care.   See you next week.

Monday, October 22, 2012

Quote 502 Michael Jackson

"On many occasions when I was dancing I have felt touched by something sacred.   In those moments, I felt my spirit soar and I became one with everything that exists.   I became the stars and the moon.  I became the lover and the beloved.  I became the victor and the vanquished...the singer and the song... the knower and the known."
...Michael Jackson

Thinking Outside The Box

1012

Friday, October 19, 2012

Quote 501 Annie Dillard

“Similarly, the impulse to keep to yourself what you have learned is not only shameful, it is destructive. Anything you do not give freely and abundantly becomes lost to you. You open your safe and find ashes.” ~ Annie Dillard

Skywatch Friday - Season 6, Episode 15


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Wednesday, October 17, 2012

10/17 Outdoor Wednesday #197


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Howdy!   It is October the month with spiders, pumpkins and ghosts and eeeek a spooky abandoned house.  Thanks for stopping by.   I hope you will check in next week.    Meanwhile, take care. 

Quote 500 Albert Einstein


“Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.”
...Albert Einstein

Monday, October 15, 2012

Quote 499 Pearl S. Buck

“The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration. ”

...Pearl S. Buck

Thinking Outside The Box



Backyard Plant

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Quote 498 Maria Robinson

"Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending." 
...Maria Robinson

Thinking Outside The Box


LCO 106

Sunday, October 7, 2012

Quote 497 Donald J. Trump

“Spend a portion of every day working on your personal development.  Its just as important as the time you spend building your business.”
…Donald J. Trump

Saturday, October 6, 2012

PINK SATURDAY - October 6, 2012



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Sunset, Hayward Lakes Area, Wisconsin.



Quote 496 Duke Ellington


"I merely took the energy it takes to pout and wrote some blues."
. …Duke Ellington

Friday, October 5, 2012

Quote 495 Honoré de Balzac

"To live in the presence of great truths and eternal laws, to be led by permanent ideals--that is what keeps a man patient when the world ignores him, and calm & unspoiled when the world praises him."

...Honoré de Balzac

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Skywatch Friday - Season 6, Episode 13


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Sunset, Hayward Lakes Area, Wisconsin.

Quote 494 Pema Chodron

"People need to see that if you hurt another person, you hurt yourself, and if you hurt yourself, you're hurting another person. And then to begin to see that we are not in this alone. We are in this together. For me, that's where the true morality comes from."
...Pema Chödrön

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Quote 493 Stanley Horowitz

"Winter is an etching, spring a watercolor, summer an oil painting and autumn a mosaic of them all."
...Stanley Horowitz




10/3 Outdoor Wednesday - #195


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Howdy!   Decided to show photographs of farmland in the Mid-west.    Look at the fall color.   See the lighter versus the darker lines on the fields. 

Glad you stopped by hope you will visit sometime soon.   Meanwhile, take care.