This day, in 1757, William Blake was born
To see a World in a Grain of Sand
And a Heaven in a Wild Flower
Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand
And Eternity in an hour.
Or, he might have said, in a drop of water, suspended in time on its path between underground springs and the great river which is its destiny.
Iargo Springs, 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.
Newburgh Lake, Michigan
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
Hartwick Pines, Michigan
Getting off the beaten path in Michigan can lead to a window to a world of still waters and silent forests, where tufted clouds coast across a summer sky.
Pigeon River state forest, Michigan
Every path but your own is the path of fate; keep on your own track then.
–Henry David Thoreau
Pigeon River Forest, Michigan
Pigeon River forest, Michigan