Wishing everyone a Happy Earth Day and that you have sunshine and can celebrate it with gusto. Here in Minnesota we can't really celebrate earth day by planting any trees, shrubs or flowers during this wintry mix point in our weather.
I heard a rumor that winter has packed its bags but missed every train.
"The stars are a reminder that we are all part of something bigger, a cosmic tapestry of weaving together the threads of the universe."
Aja Ahmad Khawajz
All we can do is make use of our greenhouses and inside blooming planters.
"The earth is what we all have in common."
I've been dreaming of days from last summer, like this photo in Hastings, Minnesota.
Sometimes, too often, "We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about."
"Earth care, as it turns out, is really about self-care and other care. What we design today impacts how we live tomorrow. For better or for worse, it impacts far into upcoming generations."
You haven't appreciated real friendship until you've been loved by a dog. Or a cat. Maybe a Peacock, or horse. Maybe even a goat, or a llama llama without any drama!
Spilt Rock in Two Harbors, Minnesota
and mighty Lake Superior
Different days, different captures.
The earth and its many gifts are so inspiring too!
"The mind that is not baffled is not employed.
The impeded stream is the one that sings."
"No matter what your level of ability,
you have more potential than you can ever develop in a lifetime."