Longfellow And I

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“Softly the evening came.
The sun from the western horizon
Like a magician extended his golden wand o’er the landscape;
Twinkling vapors arose; and sky and water and forest
Seemed all on fire at the touch,
and melted and mingled together.”

-Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Rudyard Kipling And My Son

My Son

“If you can fill the unforgiving minute / With sixty seconds’ worth of distance run, / Yours is the Earth and everything that’s in it, / And – which is more – you’ll be a Man, my son!”

Rudyard Kipling

The Cypress Tree

The Cypress
This is one of the Cypress trees in our backyard. Her background is a beautiful Kentucky sunset.

 

“Nature always wears the colors of the spirit.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every moment

Darkness

 

“Every moment of light and dark is a miracle.”

Walt Whitman

Just living is not enough…

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Just living is not enough…
one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.
Hans Christian Andersen

Old Kentucky Barn

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Got Her Eye On Spring And New Beginnings

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