Wednesday Vignette: Perseverance


“It always seems impossible until it’s done.”


Nelson Mandela



“Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.”





“Many of life’s failures

are people who did not realize

how close they were to success

when they gave up.”


Thomas A. Edison



Photos by Woodland Gnome 2017

About woodlandgnome

Lifelong teacher and gardener.

3 responses to “Wednesday Vignette: Perseverance

  1. Food for thought as we begin our day beavering away at a series of seemingly impossible projects! The Edison quote about success seems particularly poignant. Hope all is well in your lovely garden this year.

    • I’m so happy to hear from you, Cathy ❤ Yes, all is well here this spring. I'm 'beavering away' on a new series of beds to correct some erosion issues. I've been building some terraces and planting/ transplanting shrubs, perennials and ferns to establish these new beds. It is heavy, but such satisfying work! We've gotten an early start on things this year. I hope that you and yours are well, Cathy. Cheers!

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