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The Necessity of Imagination and Art

What if imagination and art are not frosting at all, but the fountainhead of human experience?

– Rollo May, The Courage to Create


Goings On

Happy Friday to everyone!  The calendar says spring has arrived even if the weather is not acting accordingly.

My husband and I strolled though the Chicago Botanic Gardens this past week.   260 more words

Little Darlings

Wednesday of Hope - I Do the Dance - I Must

Part of the Symphony I serve. I do the dance I must. I plant trees, but I am not the doer of this work. I am the facilitator, the instrument—I am one part of the symphony.

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FOTD: Victoria Regia & Waterlilies

For Cee’s Flower of the Day, I continue with photos I took at the Chicago Botanic Gardens last August. Here are day-blooming tropical waterlilies alongside the large Victoria Regia water plant, native to tropical Brazil.

Photos & Photo Challenges

FOTD: Water Lily Buds

Cee is featuring buds in her Flower of the Day feature. Today I contribute water lily buds photographed at Chicago Botanic Gardens last August.

Photos & Photo Challenges

Wednesday of Hope - Today's Potential

We have no idea what tomorrow will bring, but today is overflowing with potential.

– Allan Lokos, Through the Flames