Honey bees and Bluebonnets

I moved to Texas from Europe in the late eighties.  I didn’t take it well.  I thought for sure I was being punished for some unspoken transgression.

Then the bluebonnets bloomed and I knew I had come home.

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365 Photos: Day 20

“…sweet spring is your
time is my time is our
time for springtime is lovetime
and viva sweet love.” – E. E. Cummings

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365 Photos: Day 19

“One lives in the hope of becoming a memory.” ― Antonio Porchia

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365 Photos: Day 18

“In order to see birds it is necessary to become a part of the silence.” ― Robert Lynd

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365 Photos: Day 17

“What is now proved was once only imagined.” ― William Blake

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365 Photos: Day 16

“Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

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365 Photos: Day 15

“I must have flowers, always, and always.” ― Claude Monet

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365 Photos: Day 14

“Silently, one by one, in the infinite meadows of heaven,
Blossomed the lovely stars, the forget-me-nots of the angels.” ― Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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365 Photos: Day 13

“So rapid is the flight of dreams upon the wings of imagination.” ― Alexandre Dumas

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365 Photos: Day 12

“If you take a flower in your hand and really look at it, it’s your world for a moment.” ― Georgia O’Keeffe

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365 Photos: Day 11

“Lady-bug, lady-bug, fly away home, you house is on fire, your children’s alone…” – Mark Twain, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

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365 Photos: Day 10

“The earth laughs in flowers.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

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365 Photos: Day 9

“There is a pleasure in the pathless woods,
There is a rapture on the lonely shore,
There is society, where none intrudes,
By the deep sea, and music in its roar:
I love not man the less, but Nature more.” ― George Gordon Byron 

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365 Photos: Day 8

“He viewed us, as we passed him by,
With calm and yet with questioning eye,
But moveless still, as though the stone
Were portion of his being’s own.” ― Edward Robeson Taylor

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365 Photos: Day 7

“Winter changes into stone the water of heaven and the heart of man.” ― Victor Hugo

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365 Photos: Day 6

“We two have paddled in the stream,
from morning sun till dine;
But seas between us broad have roared
since days of long ago.” ― Robert Burns

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365 Photos: Day 5

“Life is but a day:
A fragile dewdrop on its perilious way
From a tree’s summit” ― John Keats

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365 Photos: Day 4

“Nothing reminds us of an awakening more than rain.” ― Dejan Stojanovic

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365 Photos: Day 3

“Life is the flower for which love is the honey.” -Victor Hugo

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365 Photos: Day 2

“In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.”  ― Albert Camus

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