“Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.”— Abraham Lincoln
This week’s Sunday Stills Challenge from Terri Webster Schrandt is one near and dear to my heart- trees. You can join here. Becky B is also running a month-long #TreeSquare challenge on her blog. Check it out here.
The above photo is a stand of moss-laden trees we found on one of our drives exploring beautiful Vancouver Island.
The forest is thick and mysterious. I wonder if we’ll find Sasquatch hidden in its depths?
Give fools their gold, and knaves their power; let fortune’s bubbles rise and fall; who sows a field, or trains a flower, or plants a tree, is more than all.John Greenleaf Whittier
Hubby taking a well-deserved break under the boughs of our giant spruce tree.
Trees add a natural beauty to our world.
Not sure what type of tree these are, but they sure have character!
A lovely country road. Doesn’t it make you want to explore where it goes?
My grandson showing off under the bows of this beauty.
Notice that the stiffest tree is most easily cracked, while the bamboo or willow survives by bending with the wind.Bruce Lee
Quotes are linked to Marsha’s Writers’ Quotes Wednesdays Writer’s Challenge here.
Do trees play a part in your lives? For me, they represent freedom. Life in a complicated world is sometimes overwhelming, but if you sit and watch a tree for a while the stress will slip away. Try it, I’ll wait… 🙂
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