Random Quote #35

“Yogi Berra’s advice seems as good as any: When you come to a fork in the road, take it!”

Anna Quindlen, in A Short Guide to a Happy Life


Random Quote #34

“All things change, for that is the way of the world we walk through. But some things remain constant, even after they are gone.”

Alice Hoffman, in The Dovekeepers

Random Quote #33

“Don’t ever confuse the two, your life and your work. That’s what I have to say. The second is only a part of the first. Don’t ever forget what a friend once wrote […] ‘No man has ever said on his deathbed I wish I had spent more time at the office.'”

Anna Quindlen, in A short guide to a happy life

Random Quote #32

“When people die, they cannot be replaced. They leave holes that cannot be filled, for it is the fate β€” the genetic and neural fate β€” of every human being to be a unique individual, to find his own path, to live his own life, to die his own death.”

Oliver Sacks

Random Quote #31

β€œTo laugh is to live profoundly.”

Milan Kundera, in The Book of Laughter and Forgetting

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Rule of Thirds.”

Although the photo does not include the blurred background (or foreground), I found that the pebbles kind of create that same effect, by contrasting with the dark-red leaf.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Rule of Thirds

Random Quote #30

“Hell is the absence of the people you long for.”

Emily St. John Mandel, in Station Eleven