Last of the summer roses

“Do not watch the petals fall from the rose with sadness. Know that, like life, things sometimes must fade, before they can bloom again.“ (Anonymous)

February Roadway Santa

“In life there is nothing more unexpected and surprising than the arrivals and departures of pleasure. If we find it in one place today, it is vain to seek it there tomorrow.”   (Alexander Smith)  Roadway Santa This painted rock was nestled into the gravel of the roadway as if it had been deliberately placed there….

Ese’s Shoot and Quote: Desire

“If I ever go looking for my heart’s desire again, I won’t look any further than my own back yard. Because if it isn’t there, I never really lost it to begin with.” L. Frank Baum, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Along the Tennessee River in my daughter’s “backyard.” For more interpretations of desire, see http://esengasvoice.wordpress.com/2013/09/22/eses-weekly-shoot-quote-challenge-desire/ Related articles…

Ese’s Shoot and Quote Challenge: Loneliness

  How can one feel lonely at the sea? “The sea is everything. It covers seven tenths of the terrestrial globe.  Its breath is pure and healthy.  It is an immense desert, where man is never lonely, for he feels life stirring on all sides.”  (Jules Verne)   For more interpretations of Ese’s challenge, see http://esengasvoice.wordpress.com/2013/09/08/eses-weekly-shoot-quote-challenge-loneliness/  …

Ese’s Weekly Shoot and Quote Challenge: Feel

I’ve been told I was born in the wrong century, and sometimes I believe it.   Whenever I look at these photos, I feel as if I am going back in time to the early 1800s.  All were taken either at New Echota which was, until 1838, the capital of the Cherokee Nation in North Georgia…

Ese’s Weekly Shoot and Quote Challenge: Beginning

“Though your destination is not yet clear you can trust the promise of this opening; unfurl yourself into the grace of beginning that is at one with your life’s desire.”   (John O’Donohue) For more beginnings, see http://esengasvoice.wordpress.com/2013/08/18/eses-weekly-shoot-quote-challenge/ Related articles Ese’s Weekly Shoot & Quote Challenge – Beginning Weekly Shoot & Quote Challenge: Beginning Ese’s Weekly…