“My dear, In the midst of hate, I found there was, within me, an invincible love. In the midst of tears, I found there was, within me, an invincible smile. In the midst of chaos, I found there was, within me, an invincible calm. I realized, through it all, that… In the midst of winter, …
came to an end at 3:21 pm past history in a flash like it was all a blur that was real
My old grandmother always used to say, Summer friends will melt away like summer snows, but winter friends are friends forever. ~ George R. R. Martin
To see the Summer Sky Is Poetry, though never in a Book it lie – True Poems flee – ~Emily Dickinson, c.1879
“If winter is slumber and spring is birth, and summer is life, then autumn rounds out to be reflection. It’s a time of year when the leaves are down and the harvest is in and the perennials are gone. Mother Earth just closed up the drapes on another year and it’s time to reflect on …
No spring nor summer’s beauty hath such grace As I have seen in one Autumnal face…. ~John Donne, “Elegy IX: The Autumnal”
“As for me, I know nothing else but miracles, Whether I walk the streets of Manhattan, Or dart my sight over the roofs of houses toward the sky, Or wade with naked feet along the beach just in the edge of the water, Or stand under the trees in the woods, Or talk by day …
To see the Summer Sky Is Poetry, though never in a Book it lie – True Poems flee ~Emily Dickinson, C.1879
In summer, the song sings itself. ~William Carlos Williams
It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade. -Charles Dickens (1812-1870), Great Expectations
He who marvels at the beauty of the world in summer will find equal cause for wonder and admiration in winter…. In winter the stars seem to have rekindled their fires, the moon achieves a fuller triumph, and the heavens wear a look of a more exalted simplicity. -John Burroughs, “The Snow-Walkers,” 1866
Do what we can, summer will have its flies. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson
A perfect summer day is when the sun is shining, the breeze is blowing, the birds are singing, and the lawn mower is broken. -James Dent
Summertime is always the best of what might be. -Charles Bowden
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The calendar that is hanging on the says, that today’s date is June 28, 2015. Well, with the current temperature of 52 F, at 8:52 pm, feels more like October, not the early part of summer. Did I mention that it rained and also windy for most of the day? It did. aponderingmind
It was a beautiful morning, and it would be nice if it stayed this way.
Peaceful Zen summer sky. The atmosphere at its best. It makes people happy. Time of photo: 5:48 PM.
One of the few spots that provides shade, for most of the day.
A spare of the moment photo at 8:19 AM.
Wet leaves after an early morning rain. Time of photo: 8:18 AM.
Time of photo: 3:23 PM.
Spring passes and one remembers one’s innocence. Summer passes and one remembers one’s exuberance. Autumn passes and one remembers one’s reverence. Winter passes and one remembers one’s perseverance. — Yoko Ono
The Zen proverb, ‘in summer we sweat; in winter we shiver,’ is meant to illustrate the importance of not trying to escape or avoid our present situation. — Rebecca Otowa
A sign of things to come. After a morning rain, now it is overcast. Looking out the window, A pondering Mind sees the various trees, slowly changing color. I guess it’s goodby to Summer and hello to Autumn, which arrives in the Eastern Time Zone at 4:44 pm. Where does the time go?
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