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I never really thought about how when I look at the moon it’s the same moon as Shakespeare and Marie Antoinette and George Washington and Cleopatra looked at. ~ Susan Beth Pfeffer, Life As We Knew It


Where flowers bloom so does hope. ~ Lady Bird Johnson


We pledge to fight ‘blue-sky’ thinking wherever we find it. Life would be dull if we had to look up at cloudless monotony day after day.” ― Gavin Pretor-Pinney, The Cloudspotter’s Guide


Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow. It’s what sunflowers do. ~ Helen Keller

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A thing of beauty is a joy forever. ~ John Keats, Endymion: A Poetic Romance


Yes, of course you’ll find relief from your allergies if you move to Arizona. But then you’ll discover you’re allergic to everything that grows in the desert…nine months a year. It’s allergy season. Pass the tissues!


Can words describe the fragrance of the very breath of spring? ~ Neltje Blanchan


Freak winter weather system covered parts of The Valley in a blanket of….snow???  Now this is one for the history books!!  February 20, 2013.

Live in each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influence of the earth. ― Henry David Thoreau, Walden, or Life in the Woods

If there is magic on this planet, it is contained in water. ~ Loran Eisely, The Immense Journey, 1957