Thoughtful Friday 14


"Aerodynamically, the bumble bee shouldn't be able to fly, but the bumble bee doesn't know it so it goes on flying anyway."  –Mary Kay Ash


Thoughtful Friday 11


"Listen!  The wind
is rising, and the air is wild with leaves, we have had our summer evenings,
now for October eves!" –
Humbert Wolfe

Thoughtful Friday 11

“Our life is frittered away by detail … simplify, simplify.”
Henry David Thoreau

Photo taken 9/30/2008, Ebey's Landing, Whidbey Island Washington
The rocks were already stacked.
By Chris Tindall

Thoughtful Friday 10


“You're alive. Do something. The directive in life, the moral imperative was so uncomplicated. It could be expressed in single words, not complete sentences. It sounded like this: Look. Listen. Choose. Act.”

–Barbara Hall

Thoughtful Friday 8


Did you ever stop to taste a carrot?  Not just eat it, but taste it? You can't taste the beauty and energy of the earth in a Twinkie. ~Astrid Alauda

Thoughtful Friday 7


"Softly the evening came.  The sun from the western horizon, Like a magician, extended his golden want o'er the landscape;     Trinkling vapors arose; and sky and water and forest       Seemed all on fire at the touch, and melted and mingled together.–Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Thoughtful Friday 6

The Weed Patch : Thoughtful Friday #6

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you've imagined. As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler. 
– Henry David Thoreau

[Note: I took this photo at the family reunion, held on the farm we got married on in Toppenish, Washington.  This photo was taken August 2, 2008]