Catch a vista of maples in that long light and you see autumn glowing through the leaves. The promise of gold and crimson is there among the branches... (Hal Borland) / an autumn landscape in New York State
Oak trees come out of acorns, no matter how unlikely that seems. An acorn is just a tree's way back into the ground. For another try. Another trip through. (Shirley Ann Grau) / another shot from the overcast, foggy day in the oak forest
I was something that lay under the sun and felt it, like the pumpkins, and I did not want to be anything more. I was entirely happy... a part of something entire, whether it is sun and air, or goodness and knowledge. (Willa Cather) / pumpkins at a local farm in Colorado Springs
There are infinite shadings of light and shadows and colors... It's an extraordinarily subtle language. Figuring out how to speak that language is a lifetime job. (Conrad Hall) / light and autumn colors by the riverbank
A waterfall in Lye Brook Wilderness, one of the highest waterfalls (125 ft) in Vermont. A century ago this area was heavily logged for industry, but the landscape has now returned to its natural state.
The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience. (Eleanor Roosevelt) / exploring the alpine mountain scenery around Lake Thun