The test of an adventure is that when you are in the middle of it, you say to yourself, "Oh, now I've got myself into an awful mess; I wish I were sitting quietly at home." And the sign that something is wrong with you is when you sit quietly at home wishing you were out having lots of adventure. -Thornton Wilder

The nice thing about being confused is you get a chance to notice things a lot better than if you knew where you were going.

Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.

Sunday, December 1, 2013

Resign to Live

Live in each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influence of the earth.
- Henry David Thoreau


  1. I'm trying to resign myself, John, but it's not easy here in the midwest as winter already settled into my knee joints this week. Serene shots, hope your weather is better than ours has been!

  2. The berry looks lovely. Now, I am hungry - Thanks :)

    Peace :)

  3. I love both the quote and the photos.

  4. I don't think you should eat those red berries!

  5. I like Henry's affirmation to accompany your photographs John

  6. You can eat the madrone berries, but you can stun fish with the buckeye.


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