“Enough is as good as a feast.” ~Joshua Sylvester
“Difficult doesn’t mean impossible. It simply means that you have to work hard.” ~Unknown
“True friendship is sitting together in silence and feeling like it was the best conversation you’ve ever had.” ~Unknown
As I was taking photos of some turtles sunning on a log, a Great Blue Heron boldly landed on one end of the log and very assertively began marching herself right down the middle of it, scattering the turtles as she went.
“Givers have to set limits because takers rarely do.” ~Irma Kurtz
“Little by little, the bird builds its nest.” ~Haitian Proverb
“Home, the spot of earth supremely blest, A dearer, sweeter spot than all the rest.” ~Robert Montgomery
The town of Dresden, in Northwest Tennessee, has an Iris Festival on the first weekend in May. Part of the festival includes a flower show. Below are some photos from this year’s flower show as well as some of my favorite iris from around the area.
“A flower’s appeal is in its contradictions — so delicate in form yet strong in fragrance, so small in size yet big in beauty, so short in life yet long on effect.” ~Terri Guillemets
“I love the smell of rain and growing things.” ~Serina Hernandez
“I take a simple view of living. It is, keep your eyes open and get on with it.” ~Sir Laurence Olivier
“My garden, with its silence and pulses of fragrance that come and go on the airy undulations, affects me like sweet music. Care stops at the gates, and gazes at me wistfully through the bars.” ~Alexander Smith