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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, Focus: The Chorus of Merriment

The earth laughs in flowers.
–Ralph Waldo Emerson

Although in this instance it seems that the rushing brook in the soft focus background is joining in the merriment.

Photo Challenge:  Focus  


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