Tag Archives: Shakespeare

Beauty’s Persuasion

Beauty itself doth of itself persuade,
The eyes of men without an orator.

William Shakespeare

The polar vortex’s companion: dazzling blue sky.

Kensington Park, Michigan


Thy Eternal Summer

And every fair from fair sometime declines,
By chance,  or nature’s changing course untrimmed;
But thy eternal summer shall not fade.
–Shakespeare, Sonnet 18

Discretion, the Better Part of Valor

Today, I saw this big guy wading on a beach along Lake Huron, the second most northerly of the Great Lakes.  The water looked inviting for a swim, until I put my foot in.  Then, I could see that the crane was the wiser of us, as he stuck to wading.

testing the waters of Lake Huron

Photo Challenge, Danger: The Bold Winds Speechless

But, as we often see against some storm
A silence in the heavens, the rack stand still
The bold winds speechless, and the orb below
As hush as death, anon the dreadful thunder
Doth rend the region.
—William Shakespeare, Hamlet

Photo Challenge:  Danger