Photo Finish Friday | Evening Swim

Lake Julia with fountain, bridge, and geese.Is not this a true autumn day? Just the still melancholy that I love — that makes life and nature harmonize. The birds are consulting about their migrations, the trees are putting on the hectic or the pallid hues of decay, and begin to strew the ground, that one’s very footsteps may not disturb the repose of earth and air, while they give us a scent that is a perfect anodyne to the restless spirit. Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns.

~George Eliot


 

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Photo Finish Friday | Pop of Color

Landscape of red barn set against green background and blue sky

It is not easy to walk alone in the country without musing upon something.  ~Charles Dickens