Fierce But Gentle Nature

The mountains, the forest, and the sea, render men savage; they develop the fierce, but yet do not destroy the human. ~ Victor Hugo Outeniqua Mountains found in George, South Africa do look fierce and protective. I have mentioned it before that Finland is a land of forests and lakes. Kuopio, Finland is one example…

Sport

“The score never interested me, only the game.” ~ Mae West I don’t consider myself a sporty type and yet I’m always on the move, not to keep scores but to marvel at the wonders of nature. I cannot begin to tell you how playing in the snow does for my thighs, legs and calves!…

Breathe

Wilderness provides with plenty of space to breathe. Nature is abundant with wonder that stops me in my tracks, and I take a deep breath. Forest and lake nearby inspires me to walk slowly and breathe. And a splash of colour compensates for all the pollen in the air. “When you own your breath, nobody…

Bedazzled

Yesterday was Earth Day. When I think of many ways Mother Nature dazzles us, I feel we should celebrate her everyday. Perhaps, in so doing, we would we see the need to protect her against pollution, global warming, overpopulation, natural resources depletion and the list goes on. Nature, in her most dazzling aspects or stupendous…

Refreshing

Spring always refreshing, wipes away the skid marks of depressed winter days. Spring has returned. The Earth is like a child that know poems.” ~ Rainer Maria Rilke How refreshing! For a refreshing take on the theme, visit Ailsa.

Inspiration

Nature is by far my number one inspiration. I take my cue from the well-defined seasons, each with a distinct characteristic. I wake up with nature in spring, and sprint to hug trees. I follow the melody of a loon in summer, in order to dance under the midnight sun. I hibernate and read sad…

Gleaming Tones

“Personality is the glitter that sends your little gleam across the footlights and the orchestra pit into that big black space where the audience is.” Perhaps I will also find my audience in that big black space, if I follow the sun But I gather, there are many rivers to cross and… …lakes to swim….

Subtle Sunday

Subtle is one of those elusive words for me. So I’m going to try and apply my subtle mind, and see if I’ll be able to make the fine distinctions.   ouchmybackhurts reckons finding something subtle is not easy, I couldn’t agree more. Enjoy what’s left of the weekend!

Trees – All Kinds

I live and walk among trees. I talk, listen and even hug them. So, this week’s theme is a bit of a challenge as I’d have liked to present all kinds – impossible! Instead I decided to stick with the rhyming ones. Flaming Trees Frozen Trees Falling Trees Fruit Trees Flowering and Forever Trees “Trees are sanctuaries….