“Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer’s day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.” ~John Lubbock Set the phone aside. Leave the devices in the house. Go outside and … Continued
A lovely thought as Thanksgiving week begins: Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul. –Henry Ward Beecher If you’ll be traveling for the holiday, be safe. Enjoy!
“When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive – to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.” ~Marcus Aurelius
“Spring unlocks the flowers to paint the laughing soil.” ~Bishop Reginald Heber
I don’t love shoveling snow, but it’s hard to deny the spectacular beauty of the winter landscape! “He who marvels at the beauty of the world in summer will find equal cause for wonder and admiration in winter.” ~John Burroughs
“I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.” Charles Dickens
Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul. ~Henry Ward Beecher
How beautifully the leaves grow old. How full of light and color are their last days. ~John Burroughs
Autumn is a second spring, when every leaf is a flower. ~Albert Camus
“I like spring, but it is too young. I like summer, but it is too proud. So I like best of all autumn, because its leaves are a little yellow, its tones mellower, its colors richer, and it is tinged a little with sorrow. Its golden richness speaks not of the innocence of spring, nor … Continued
“Every leaf speaks bliss to me, fluttering from the autumn tree.” Emily Bronte
How beautifully the leaves grow old. How full of light and color are their last days. ~John Burroughs Like this image? It was made in Grand Teton National Park, and is the basis for one of our Service Appreciation Plaques.