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The Miraculous in the Common

The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Greenery has returned in all its splendor to the lakes of Michigan.

Newburgh Lake, Michigan


Photo Challenge: I’d Rather See the Earth Laughing in Flowers

The Earth Laughs in Flowers
–Ralph W Emerson

While brown and gray still reign the Michigan landscape, I’d rather time travel to the summer future when abundant flowers adorn our fair state.

Photo Challenge:  I’d Rather Be   

Newburgh Lake, Michigan

Photo Challenge, Earth: To Wonder is to Begin to Understand


“The wonder is that we can see these trees and not wonder more.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

A few words to reflect upon  from an  American poet of the 19th century, as we celebrate the Earth this weekend in the 21st.

Photo Challenge;  Earth

au sable river, michigan

Huron National Forest, Michigan

Hartwick Pines, Michigan

Tacquahmenon State Park, Michigan