who wouldn’t buy from these six?
not many customers were available
and most who stopped by
had no money on them
so they changed their marketing plan
added music, dance, costumes
even an impromptu wedding
after drinking away
much of the merchandise
everyone still made a profit
not bad for a day’s work.
“if life gives you lemons, don’t settle for simply making lemonade – make a glorious scene at a lemonade stand.”
two grandies reap the benefits of more light,
each in their own way.
“one benefit of summer was that each day we had more light to read by.”
― jeannette walls, The Glass Castle: A Memoir
time well-spent on the longest day.
“and so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, i had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.”
– f. scott fitzgerald – the great gatsby.
another day, another quiet hike.
(n.) forest solitude,
the feeling of being alone in the woods.
one with nature.
the bride comes in with a song
the littlest wedding crasher
handsome in his checked shirt
grabs a bouquet from the bar
and jumps into the celebration
bride and groom
join as one
as they become a family
and the celebration begins
“love is not just looking at each other,
it’s looking in the same direction.”
~ antoine de saint-exupery
kennedy wedding, woodstock, ny – august 2016
“nature always wears the colors of the spirit.”
-ralph waldo emerson
glen lake, michigan, usa – august 2016
little mermaids are fish whisperers.
find the fish, talk to them, and send them back to the sea.