Sometimes the most beautiful thing is precisely the one that comes unexpectedly and unearned, hence something given truly as a present
And so it was with this little jewel of a lake, which suddenly appeared out of the woods as I was turning the corner on a country road.
is a Japanese word meaning, literally, “forest bathing,” and it refers to the therapeutic effects of time spent in the woods. We’re very familiar with this concept in MIchigan, though I don’t think we have such a cool word for it. These particular trees are in Hartwick Pines state park. They’re old growth and by a happenstance have never been logged.
The power of the suggestive is much greater than the statement of reality.
Sometimes the most beautiful thing is precisely the one that comes unexpectedly and unearned.”
Begin to be now what you will be hereafter.
Photo Challenge: Rise/Set
Hope is both the earliest and the most indispensable virtue inherent in the state of being alive.