WPC: Seasons


“Your path, like all paths, has its seasons. Many bends can make it difficult to follow. Stop and rest when you are tired, or dance and sing when it pleases you. The tallest trees are totems belonging to the heavens. Saplings are teachers; they reveal how each of us can make use of small amounts of light. Some trees have fallen, as will you one day. They feed the many lives that have no wings. They become soft with time, offering an unseen world the best of food and shelter.” ย  ~ย Bob Luckin

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WPC: Seasons

About Eliza Waters

Gardener, writer, photographer, naturalist
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57 Responses to WPC: Seasons

  1. Robin says:

    This is lovely, Eliza. It’s wonderful to see all of the colors of the seasons in one spot, even the whites, browns, and grays of winter. I love the quote, too. ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. These are wonderful photographs Eliza!

  3. Laurie Graves says:

    Lovely photographs, moving words.

  4. Murtagh's Meadow says:

    That is a beautiful quote – it really spoke to me today – thank you for sharing Eliza.

  5. Karen says:

    Beautiful Eliza.

  6. Val Boyko says:

    Lovely reminder of what lies behind and ahead!

  7. MK says:

    Hmmmm, in fact I’m closest to the winter in age, I identify most with autumn. Lovely seasons, all of them.

  8. Widdershins says:

    Love the triptych. ๐Ÿ˜€

  9. albert says:

    That first thin photo–with the blues and yellows and different greens: so beautiful! Rich & mysterious.

  10. arlingwoman says:

    As ever your photos are beautiful–and perfect for the quotation.

  11. Walking My Path: Mindful Wanderings in Nature says:

    Beautiful seasons, Eliza and I love the quote. Really nice post.

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  13. Lovely pictures and inspiring quote

  14. Ann @Ann Edwards Photography says:

    delightful images, Eliza. (I have just discovered this challenge and am now joining in – it was an easy theme to get me started this week!)

    • Eliza Waters says:

      Thank you, Ann. I don’t join WPC every week, but every once in a while it appeals to me. This week is a good one. I look forward to seeing what your expression is. ๐Ÿ™‚

  15. Brian Skeys says:

    Beautiful photos Eliza, what is the blue flowering tree?

  16. pagedogs says:

    The older I get, the more I savor (and notice) all of the seasonal changes.

  17. BunKaryudo says:

    As the photographs clearly show, every season has its charm. ๐Ÿ™‚

  18. Maria F. says:

    It makes me think of change, transitions, even transformations…

  19. Kathy Sturr says:

    Oh, love! I want to be one of those “tree burials” where they plant you beneath a tree โ€” when I fall. As always, beautiful photos Eliza.

  20. smackedpentax says:

    Agreat photoset – looks like a lovely place to live ๐Ÿ™‚

  21. Gracefully Global says:

    Really lovely quote. And your pic with the blue and the yellow leaves is wonderful.

  22. Jewels says:

    Simply splendid! Love the quote too! ๐Ÿ™‚

  23. Love the warm & cool of the photo with the blue spruce!

  24. Robbie says:

    You LIve in heaven!

    • Eliza Waters says:

      Hi Robbie! Yes, I think you’re right. ๐Ÿ™‚

      • Robbie says:

        I meant to say it is heaven on earth:-)

      • Eliza Waters says:

        Understood! BTW, loved your post and those gorgeous snapdragons. Your garden is so beautiful. ๐Ÿ™‚
        I read that the Monarch population has tripled – woohoo! It is still 25% of what it was and there is more work to do, but the efforts so far have yielded a positive result. Numbers may be back to normal by 2020 if this success continues -such good news! Gardeners rock!

  25. Nick Verron says:

    The path can also go uphill and be a struggle, but “what goes up, must come down”…

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