as you step on, vacuum, sweep-up, curse, recycle
those painful and elusive pine needles
fallen from your wreaths, trees, garlands
stop a second to take a very close look
at the beauty of a sliced pine needle magnified
and you may see them in a new light.
“seven clans” – photo by elm mitchell
“the close-up says everything”
“i love walking down the street and seeing faces
and drama and happiness and sadness and dirt and cleanliness.”
“one sees great things from the valley, only small things from the peak.”
-g.k. chesterton – english writer and philosopher
art credit: Jodi Ohl, Valley View – acrylic with drawing medium on gessobord
i’m going to guess this is the car of an artist
i wonder what her/his vision is
for these beautiful pieces of wood.
a treasure trove.
“my work isn’t about form. it’s about seeing.
i’m excited about seeing things,
and i’m interested in the way i think other people see things.
may you see love clearly on Valentine’s Day, and every day.
“if you see with innocent eyes, everything is divine.”
farmer m shows the kinders what’s inside.
‘who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.’
oakland county farmer’s market, pontiac, michigan
“the path isn’t a straight line, it’s a spiral.
you will come back to things you think you understood
and see deeper truths.”
there it is, right in front of you.
“home is where your people are.”
― richie norton
sugarbush park, ann arbor, mi, usa
grandie j, or possibly some huge exotic bird, hidden in plain sight.
“truth is like silhouette, it keeps appearing along with light, it can’t be camouflaged forever.”