"Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating; there is really no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather."  -John Ruskin

The snowy trees were pointing towards the sun this past  winter in Tahoe Donner.


The Grace of the world

"I come into the presence of still water.... For a time I rest in the grace of the world and I am free" -Wendell Berry from "The Peace of Wild Things"

Still water in Ireland.


Not standing still

"Nothing on this earth is standing still. It's either growing or dying. No matter if it's a tree or a human being."  -Lou Holtz

It's hard to tell sometimes which way things are going. This Monterey Cyprus is holding its' ground.


A Falling Tree

"A tree falls the way it leans"  -Bulgarian Proverb

This one's going to get wet.

Cloud in the Sky

"I've seen clouds from both sides now" -Joni Mitchell

As long as it doesn't rain