The true work of art is but the shadow of a divine perfection.
On this day in 1512, the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel was opened to the public for the first time.
Several years later, I took this photo at one of my favorite haunts, Iargo Springs in the Huron National Forest, Michigan
Let us not look back in anger, nor forward in fear, but around in awareness.
…as Autumn visits Michigan, there is so much natural beauty to be aware of.
The discretion of a person defers his anger; and it is his glory to pass over a provocation.
I needed a reminder of this proverb today and a reminder of summer sunsets as Michigan heads into the grays of November. Of course, it’s always something to keep in mind on social media.
The long day wanes: the slow moon climbs:
Come, my friends,
‘T is not too late to seek a newer world.
–Alfred Tennyson, Ulysses
On the shore of a Northern lake, the lingering dusk is a sheltering cloak, an invitation
It is not so much for its beauty that the forest makes a claim upon men’s hearts, as for that subtle something, that quality of air, that emanation from old trees, that so wonderfully changes and renews a weary spirit.
–Robert Louis Stevenson
A picture taken today from the High Banks of the Au Sable River. A perfect summer day in northern Michigan, with the clouds coasting on a warm breeze.