“there are no shortcuts to any place worth going”
empire bluffs trail, empire, michigan, usa – june 2021
on an almost summer stroll.
“for a strolling damsel a doubtful reputation bears.”
johann woflgang von goethe
out for a family stroll
“walking is the perfect way of moving if you want to see into the life of things.
it is the one way of freedom.
if you go to a place on anything but your own feet
you are taken there too fast,
and miss a thousand delicate joys
that were waiting for you by the wayside. “
-elizabeth von arnim
came across this open door
when walking in the park
so many questions.
“answers are closed rooms; and questions are open doors that invite us in.”
argo park, ann arbor, michigan, usa – march 2021
last night’s walk in the park
“it is the life of the crystal, the architect of the flake, the fire of the frost, the soul of the sunbeam.
this crisp winter air is full of it.”
argo park, ann arbor, michigan, usa – february 2021
on a rainy walk
covered with shining confetti
only thing I know
is that it was
‘’I’m all about possibilities and about surprises and the life force.”
on a walk in the beautiful early fall weather
taking in a bit of the world
listening to music
a man came up beside me to say
‘you have quite a cadence.’
something i’d never heard or considered
such a funny compliment
and happily noted.
“to brisk notes in cadence beating, glance their many-twinkling feet.”
image credit: Science Magazine.org
crossed paths with a pizza out for a stroll
on a mission
headed for the river
pizza was sliced and ready
to shoot the cascades
perfect conditions today for a pizza.
“the closest thing I use to beauty products is the grease on the pizza from John’s Pizzeria.”
(no explanation about the alien orb)
that moment when you are walking
‘here comes the sun’ clicks on
the sun returns
as it always eventually does
the universe in alignment.
“truth is like the sun. you can shut it out for a time, but it ain’t goin’ away.”