“Try not to get lost in comparing yourself to others. Discover your gifts and let them shine!” ~Jennie Finch
“He slept beneath the moon, he basked beneath the sun; he lived a life of going to do and died with nothing done.” ~James Albery
“I have no desire to cut the adventure short, but I cannot forget that at the end I am going home.” ~ylcf.org
“It was deep afternoon when shadows begin to grow, light becomes gold, and you realize that this particular day has reached its destiny. Like old age, it’s not yet over, but there’s no denying the time of day.” ~Vicki Covington
“I cannot endure to waste anything so precious as autumnal sunshine by staying in the house.” ~Nathaniel Hawthorne
Last night, after many days of gray skies and rain, it was nice to finally be able to see the sunset — and, it was a beauty!
“Sunset is still my favorite color, and rainbow is second.” ~Mattie Stepanek
“The butterfly is a flying flower, The flower a tethered butterfly.” ~Ponce Denis Ecouchard Le Brun
I found these little caterpillars while I was cutting back some blackberry bushes. They seemed to be enjoying the sunshine and each other’s company. I believe the gray one is a Banded Tussock Moth Caterpillar and the yellow one is an American Dagger Moth Caterpillar.
“Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter.” ~Izaak Walton
These partridge peas which grow wild along our country road add simple beauty and cheerful color to the landscape.
“I am beginning to learn that it is the sweet simple things of life which are the real ones after all.” ~Laura Ingalls Wilder