The aroma from the #lilac trees in front of my house is simply beyond description. Heavenly good.
Throwback to when Oregon was warm and sunny rather than damp rainy gloom, and clouds were lenticular and not covering the entire sky for months at a time :)
Mossy water world... Oregon magic. -- more of my wintertime visit to Champoeg state heritage area of my blog at grethershot.com
Three years ago, I stood with @thomas_k and @mustafaseven and other wonderful souls in the ruins of Ani, the former Armenian capital, now in Kars, along the Turkish-Armenian border -- part of a spectacular @comeseeturkey photo trip through the region. Can't wait to return.
Fear is the easiest emotion. It's so easy to put on the armor; build the wall; dig the moat. It's nearly effortless to shut down the new idea, or to turn your back on a stranger. -- Love takes guts. Change takes courage. Growth. New roads. It makes you vulnerable. And that's a good thing. -- I'm going to try to be a little more courageous today. And every day.
New day, new world, new attitude: unsinkable, unstoppable. Let's do this, peeps. #earthday