He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life. 

~ Ralph Waldo Emerson


Jewel Colored

Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything beautiful, for beauty is God's handwriting.

~ Ralph Waldo Emerson


Carter's Lake

The sky is the daily bread for the eyes.

~ Ralph Waldo Emerson


Hard Labor

Nature always wears the colors of the spirit.

~ Ralph Waldo Emerson


Butternut Bloom

The vegetable life does not content itself from the flower or the tree a single seed, but it fills the air and earth with a prodigality of seeds, that, if thousands perish, thousands may plant themselves, that hundreds may come up, that tens may love to maturity; that, at least one may replace the parent.

~ Ralph Waldo Emerson