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Monday, January 21, 2013

Bare Bones



This skeleton of what for most of the year is clothed in green -- standing against the sky -- down to its bare essence.  I love it!



These branches interwoven among themselves - gently moving as a breeze stirs them - making their own sort of winter music.


 The bare bones of the tree - its foundation - the roots going deep, deep into the ground - the branches reaching for heaven.

This is winter - these trees - this is my life.

"There are two ways to live your life.  One is as though nothing is a miracle.  The other is as if everything is." - Albert Einstein

5 comments:

  1. ...and if you stand underneath one of them and listen...

    ...they speak to you...

    x c

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  2. The tracery looks almost like lace, doesn't it!

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  3. I think our minds often cross. I was thinking almost these same thoughts on Friday when I drove home from work, watching the trees for the hawk that often accompanies me.

    I stand at the window for a long time just looking at the tops of trees..watching for some movement to catch a glimpse of the activities that are always going on, but hidden when the trees are fully dressed.

    xx, Carol

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  4. One lone pine stands among the bare bones outside my window. It's as if it wants to keep the others warm,from the inside out. In spring it will! Then I won't be able to see the pine anymore, until fall when it re-emerges as a reminder of warmth again. Love your photos!

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  5. Yes, there is something about a tree...whether clothed or naked. And, Penny, I hadn't heard that Albert Einstein quote before... perfect!

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