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Do stuff. be clenched, curious. Not waiting for inspiration’s shove or society’s kiss on your forehead. Pay attention. It’s all about paying attention. attention is vitality. It connects you with others. It makes you eager. stay eager.
Susan Sontag (via observando)

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The sunset skies after a very stormy afternoon in Melbourne cover the range of options that Melbourne’s weather can offer during Spring (or living up to the four seasons in one day ideal).

My favourite is the final pic that has aspects of stormy or maybe there’ll be blue or it’s just going be rainy.

The dog hates storms and headed straight for his ‘safe spot’ underneath the bed where he remained for the hour or so that the weather raged outdoors. Winds rattling the bottles left adrift in the parkland; rain so heavy it was living up to the ideal of precipitation and deluge, growling rumbles of thunder following flashes of lightning seemed to follow the tracks of the gods at play in the bowling alley of the skies. 

Nature is so amazing.

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Filed under nature storms sky clouds sunset photography photographers o tumblr writing Kay Hart

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bookmania:

“Turn off your radio. Put away your daily paper. Read one review of events a week and spend some time reading good books. They tell too of days of striving and of strife. They are of other centuries and also of our own. They make us realize that all times are perilous, that men live in a dangerous world, in peril constantly of losing or maiming soul and body. We get some sense of perspective reading such books. Renewed courage and faith and even joy to live.”
– Dorothy Day, 28 September 1940, from The Duty of Delight: The Diaries of Dorothy Day, edited by Robert Ellsberg

I like this sentiment. So pleasant to relax with a good book and some not-too-demanding music in the background. 

bookmania:

“Turn off your radio. Put away your daily paper. Read one review of events a week and spend some time reading good books. They tell too of days of striving and of strife. They are of other centuries and also of our own. They make us realize that all times are perilous, that men live in a dangerous world, in peril constantly of losing or maiming soul and body. We get some sense of perspective reading such books. Renewed courage and faith and even joy to live.”

– Dorothy Day, 28 September 1940, from The Duty of Delight: The Diaries of Dorothy Day, edited by Robert Ellsberg

I like this sentiment. So pleasant to relax with a good book and some not-too-demanding music in the background.