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Emptiness in Bloom

Emptiness is bound to bloom, like hundreds of grasses blossoming.
– Eihei Dogen, Sky Flowers


Where Do We Find Heaven?

Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads.
– Henry David Thoreau


Chicago Botanic Gardens, Last Day

This is the last installment of photos from our visit to the Chicago Botanic Gardens.  Unfortunately my photos only take our visit up to approximately the halfway point, sorry.   425 more words


Today It's the English Walled Garden

I was going to wrap up my posts from the Chicago Botanic Gardens today, but I have too many photos yet to show you.  So,… here is day three, and there will be a day four. 356 more words


Day Lilies

Went to a fantastic Day Lily Show at the Chicago Botanic Gardens last week. This is a sampling of the flowers we saw. If you’d like to see more of the photos I shot, please check them out  at my Flickr.


A Month of Rachel Carson - Week 5

Those who dwell, as scientists or laymen, among the beauties and mysteries of the earth are never alone or weary of life.
– Rachel Carson