No Doors Today. Celebrating our Day of Thankfulness……some calm and relaxation……
I wanted to post something for TODAY:
And I also thought that FDR’s full quote was appropriate to Remember:
“So, first of all, let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is…fear itself — nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance. In every dark hour of our national life a leadership of frankness and of vigor has met with that understanding and support of the people themselves which is essential to victory. And I am convinced that you will again give that support to leadership in these critical days.”
Over the next few Retrospective postings I’ll be sharing my last few roll of Kodak E100GX from 2011. I start here with a view of Longs Peak from Rocky Mountain National Park:
Have a Relaxing Labor Day
Doing the best we can under the circumstances. So Flowers from my Past Gardening:
Tulips do bloom around Easter:
And these are my mid-Summer Flowers:
From my Experimental Photography Days……….
No Palms for Palm Sunday, but something to think about during our time of social distancing……..I recently read the Alyssa Chiarello article “5 Photo Books for the Quarantine Life“, as recommended by Jim Grey. Social Distancing does not mean that you never go out unless your goal is to go crazy!
And so I have been inspired by Alyssa to go out and document what life has become under these quarantine conditions. And as she suggests, look back at those photos in a few years and see what is different. I decided to start with photos of my current state of being, AND the often called for Masks…….These are leftover from my days as a geochemist when I was processing rock samples for analysis. Seems like they’ve found a new use.
It is also important to remember that “stay-at-home” does not mean that you lock yourself up at home. It means maintain proper social distancing when you do have to go out. The need to go out includes getting some fresh air at the local parks, or taking a safe ride in the country.
Spending New Year’s Eve with my favorite Christmas Present from 2019:
Wishing You Peace this Holiday Season!
Going silent for a few days. Check my Photo Diary for Between Holiday Post……..
September was my third attempt to visit Cedar Breaks National Monument, Utah. The previous two times I was snowed out (in the summer time mind you!). Finally made it this past September…..
And a little photo Merge Fun!
Wishing You a Happy Holiday weekend……..I’ve been cooking since 7:00 AM!