Equal Right

“All men by nature are equal in that equal right that every man hath to his natural freedom, without being subjected to the will or authority of any other man; being all equal and independent, no one ought to harm another in his life, health, liberty or possessions.”

~ John Locke

Nature ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

The charming landscape which I saw this morning is indubitably made up of some 20 or 30 farms. Miller owns this field, Locke that, and Manning the woodland beyond. But none of them owns the landscape. There is a property in the horizon which no man has but he whose eye can integrate all the parts, that is, the poet.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Quote

“Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.”

– Aldous Huxley,

Baby Blue Jay

July 10 2014

I spotted this tiny Blue Jay, sitting on the mulch, so I took a few photos, and this one seem to be the best of the lot. Plus, I had to reach through the fence to take the shot(s).

Time of photo: 9:23 AM.

Mother Nature

It seems that mother nature has a problem.
The problem is, she must have a very itchy scalp.
With all the dandruff falling from the sky above,
it looks like she needs a good shampooing, with
a good rinsing.
Then a apply some conditioning, then rinse
and repeat.
Now, all this dandruff is landing on planet
earth, and are the ones who have to deal with it.

When the weather warms up, then a real good
rinsing will commence, and then it will wash away
all the built up dandruff, that she wanted to
share with us.

— A Pondering Mind

Winter

Winter is nature’s way of saying, ‘Up yours.’
–Robert Byrne

Nature

Let us permit nature to have her way.
She understands her business better than we do.
— Michel de Montaigne

Nature

Nature has no principles. She makes
no distinction between good and evil.
— Anatole France

Nature

I don’t understand why when we destroy something created by man we call it vandalism, but when we destroy something created by nature we call it progress. — Ed Begley

Sex

Sex is a part of nature. I go along with nature.

– Marilyn Monroe