Fungi and Lichen

January 26, 2015

january2015-hike-35 (1 of 1)“The ability to yield, to bend, to give way, to accommodate, he said, was sometimes a source of strength in men as well as in wood…”
― Daniel James Brown

Still Life

January 26, 2015

january2015-hike-12 (1 of 1) january2015-hike-15 (1 of 1) january2015-hike-16 (1 of 1) january2015-hike-17 (1 of 1)“Take what you’ve learned and love someone again.

Find someone to love and love without condition.

This is why we’re all here.”
― Lisa Genova

Dried

January 22, 2015

january2015-jandjareback-19 (1 of 1)“Morning without you is a dwindled dawn.”
― Emily Dickinson

Winter Rose

January 9, 2015

january2015-volkland-15 (1 of 1)“Love, love, love.
And hurry as fast as you can
along the shining beach, or the rubble, or the dust.

Then, go to sleep.
Give up your body heat, your beating heart.
Then, trust.”
― Mary Oliver

Winter Flowers

December 27, 2014

december2014-boxingday-06 (1 of 1)“Go out in the woods, go out. If you don’t go out in the woods nothing will ever happen and your life will never begin.”
― Clarissa Pinkola Estés

Footsteps Through The Forest

November 14, 2014

november2014-hike-11 (1 of 1) november2014-hike-12 (1 of 1)  november2014-hike-30 (1 of 1)november2014-hike-17 (1 of 1) november2014-hike-15 (1 of 1)november2014-hike-13 (1 of 1)  november2014-hike-19 (1 of 1)“My heart sings of your longing for me, and my thoughts climb down to marvel at your mercy. I do not fear as you gather up my days. Your name is the sweetness of time, and you carry me close into the night, speaking consolations, drawing down lights from the sky, saying, See how the night has no terrors for one who remembers the name.”
― Leonard Cohen

 

A Kiss

November 14, 2014

november2014-hike-09 (1 of 1)“And I’ll dance with you in Vienna,
I’ll be wearing a river’s disguise.
The hyacinth wild on my shoulder
my mouth on the dew of your thighs.
And I’ll bury my soul in a scrapbook,
with the photographs there and the moss.
And I’ll yield to the flood of your beauty,
my cheap violin and my cross.”
― Leonard Cohen