Tag Archives: sky

spectacle.

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there is one spectacle grander than the sea,

that is the sky; 

there is one spectacle grander than the sky,

that is the interior of the soul.

-victor hugo

Arcadia Dunes, C.S. Mott Nature Preserve, on the shores of Lake Michigan, hiking Old Baldy Trail – October 2020

pond.

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where sky and pond meet

“a field of water betrays the spirit that is in the air.

it is continually receiving new life and motion from above.

it is intermediate in its nature between land and sky.”

  • henry david thoreau

 

 

matthaei botanical gardens, ann arbor, michigan, usa – summer 2020

way up.

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michigan from way up there

the waxing moon enabled this unique VIIRS view of the great lakes last night.

note the moon glint below lake-effect clouds over lake superior.

“a sky as pure as water bathed the stars and brought them out.”

~antoine de saint-exupery

 

 

image credit: cimss – Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies, university of wisconsin-madison, https://cimss.ssec.wisc.edu/

one september.

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one september morning 

i went to a place beyond dawn

s source of sweetness that flows

and is never less. 

i have been shown

a beauty that would confuse both worlds. 

-rumi

 

 

reflection of the sky and trees in the huron river

gallup park, ann arbor, mi, usa

 

aliens.

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leonard-nimoy-spock-picture

“my folks came to the u.s. as immigrants, aliens, and became citizens.

i was born in boston, a citizen, went to hollywood and became an alien.”

-leonard nimoy

in honor of the annual academy awards/oscars in hollywood

and to

all of the amazing people who come to our country as aliens

only to become shining stars in our sky.