Sunday Dinner: Time and Time Again


“There are those of us who learn to live completely in the moment.
For such people the Past vanishes and the future loses meaning.
There is only the Present…
And then there are those of us who are trapped in yesterdays,
in the memory of a lost love, or a childhood home,
or a dreadful crime.
And some people live only for a better tomorrow;
for them the past ceases to exist”
Salaman Rushdie



“You never know beforehand what people are capable of,
you have to wait, give it time,
it’s time that rules, time is our gambling partner
on the other side of the table
and it holds all the cards of the deck in its hand,
we have to guess the winning cards of life, our lives.”
José Saramago



“Measuring time isn’t as simple
as adding or subtracting minutes from a clock…
You must find your own measuring stick.”
Lindsay Eagar


The Williamsburg Botanical Garden


“Brass shines with constant usage,
a beautiful dress needs wearing,
Leave a house empty, it rots.”



“Spend one more day
in pursuit of art that only you can produce,
and somewhere, someone
is envying your courage to do just that.”
Teresa R. Funke



Photos by Woodland Gnome 2019



“Everything passes,
but nothing entirely goes away.”
Jenny Diski


About woodlandgnome

Lifelong teacher and gardener.

One response to “Sunday Dinner: Time and Time Again

  1. Beautiful photos and such meaty text to
    With it

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