Black and White

October 18, 2015

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“I did think, let’s go about this slowly.

This is important.  This should take

some really deep thought.  We should take

small thoughtful steps.

But, bless us, we didn’t.”  –Mary Oliver

Mr. and Mrs.

October 17, 2015

october2015-candjwedding-21 (1 of 1)“Except for the body

of someone you love,

including all its expressions

in privacy and in public,

trees, I think,

are the most beautiful

forms on earth.

Though, admittedly,

if this were a contest,

the trees would come in

an extremely distant second.” –Mary Oliver

Wedding Bell

October 17, 2015

october2015-candjwedding-24 (1 of 1)“Not anyone who says, ‘Im going to be

careful and smart in matters of love,’

who says, ‘I’m going to choose slowly,’

but only those lovers who didn’t choose at all

but were, as it were, chosen

by something invisible

and powerful and uncontrollable

and beautiful and possibly even

unsuitable—

only those know what I’m talking about

in this talking about love.”  –Mary Oliver

Wilder Love

May 10, 2015

may2015-lisababyshower-41 (1 of 1)“Life, he realize, was much like a song. In the beginning there is mystery, in the end there is confirmation, but it’s in the middle where all the emotion resides to make the whole thing worthwhile.”
― Nicholas Sparks