Blossom XXII: “…and Spring After Winter.”



“Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth

find reserves of strength

that will endure as long as life lasts.

There is something infinitely healing

in the repeated refrains of nature –

– the assurance that dawn comes after night,

and spring after winter.”


Rachel Carson



“Live in each season as it passes;

breathe the air, drink the drink,

taste the fruit,

and resign yourself to the influence of the earth.”


Henry David Thoreau



Photos by Woodland Gnome 2017



“I only went out for a walk

and finally concluded to stay out

till sundown,

for going out, I found, was really going in.”


John Muir



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Blossom V
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Blossom X
Blossom XI
Blossom XII
Blossom XIII
Blossom XIV
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Blossom XVI
Blossom XVII
Blossom XVIII
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Blossom XX
Blossom XXI

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