no. 83

The pursuit of perfection, then, is the pursuit of sweetness and light. ~Matthew Arnold

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no. 75

We are rooted to the air through our lungs and to the soil through our stomachs. We are walking trees and floating plants.~John Burroughs

no. 75

no. 71

Everything in nature invites us constantly to be what we are. ~ Gretel Ehrlich

no. 71

no. 67

wash the gum from our eyes and dress ourselves for the dazzle of the light. ~Walt Whitman

no. 67

no. 59

Live in each season as it passes...breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit.  ~Henry David Thoreau no. 59

no. 55

A light broke in upon my brain, -It was the carol of a bird; It ceased, and then it came again, The sweetest song ear ever heard.

Lord Byron

no. 55

no. 32

Then followed that beautiful season... Summer....
Filled was the air with a dreamy and magical light; and the landscape
Lay as if new created in all the freshness of childhood.
-- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

no. 32

no. 20

I found I could say things with color and shapes
that I couldn't say any other way - things I had no words for.

~Georgia O'Keefe

no 20 (a)

 

no. 20 (b)

in an interesting twist to this challenge, unbenownst to each other, all participants provided two photographs for various reasons.  it worked out rather nicely i think.