Weekly Photo Challenge: Reward

Physalis alkengii--Chinese Lantern

Physalis alkengii–Chinese Lantern

The leaves and unripe berries are poisonous. The reward: a beautiful, brilliant orange pod (calyx) as it forms, the  transformation into a net-like covering in the Fall with a medicinal berry inside. Lovely in all phases of its life!

Daily Gratitude: spending the day with a good friend; being greeted this morning with a cuppa; having a warm place to come home to

Quote of the Day: The journey is the reward. ~Taoist Proverb

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Rule of Thirds

Ft. Delaware Barracks

Ft. Delaware Barracks

Daily Gratitude: helping a friend with a tough task in 13° temperatures; sunshine; coming home to a warm bowl of venison chili

Quote of the Day: My proposal to re-establish diplomatic relations—not necessarily friendly relations, but diplomatic relations—is a sensible, simple, and straightforward approach that will finally get us off dead center.

~Cyrus Vance, Secretary of State 1977-1980  

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Symmetry

Hotel Parador, Costa Rica

Hotel Parador, Costa Rica

Daily Gratitude: yoga exercises, reading, blue skies

Quote of the Day: Married to a soul and a mind, the body provides us with carnal pleasures and serves to reflect our overall spiritual and mental condition like a polished mirror…. To the extent that we can discover our own, unique balance, we are whole… and once whole, we can truly dance like the free spirits we are.          ~Garri Garripoli

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Scale

Cuttyhunk Island DandeLION

Cuttyhunk Island DandeLION

Daily Gratitude: a walk on the bridge with Dapper G; finding an old Coltrane album; a warm woolen blanket

Quote of the Day: Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage. ~Anais Nin

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Depth

 

Monteverde, Costa Rica

Monteverde, Costa Rica

This particular zip line in Monteverde is 456 ft. high and 2,525 ft. long—exhilarating— to say the least.

Daily Gratitude: grateful for the two weeks in The Keys; the sunshine; Dapper G on the way home ♥

Quote of the Day: Depth of friendship does not depend on length of acquaintance. ~Rabindranath Tagore

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Serenity

C'est moi.

C’est moi.

Daily Gratitude: a nice, brisk walk on the boardwalk; sitting down for a chat with a good friend; blue skies

Quote of the Day:

Sitting silently,
doing nothing,
the Spring comes
and the grass grows by itself.   ~Bashō

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Shadowed

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Daily Gratitude: watching the Juncos ground feed; luncheon with “the girls”; feeling the after burn from my first yoga class

Quote of the Day:When you possess light within, you see it externally. ~Anaïs Nin

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