Saturday, 29 March 2014

"Spring Intermezzo"...



Spring has returned. 
The Earth is like a child that knows poems.  
-Rainer Maria Rilke



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"Never yet was a springtime, when the buds forgot to bloom."
-Margaret Elizabeth Sangster




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"In the spring I have counted one hundred and thirty-six different kinds of weather 
inside of four and twenty hours."
-Mark Twain




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"It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: 
when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade."
-Charles Dickens


 

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Video edited by Andreea Petcu - http:// www.andreeapetcu.com



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"Can words describe the fragrance of the very breath of spring?" 

-Neltje Blanchan


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"I love spring anywhere, but if I could choose I would always greet it in a garden."   

-Ruth Stout

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"Spring is when life’s alive in everything." 
-Christina Rossetti



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"I think that no matter how old or infirm I may become, 
I will always plant a large garden in the spring...


...Who can resist the feelings of hope and joy that one gets from participating in nature’s rebirth?" 
-Edward Giobbi


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"It’s spring fever. 


...That is what the name of it is.... 


...And when you’ve got it, you want -....



....– oh, you don’t quite know what it is you do want,


...but it just fairly makes your heart ache, you want it so!" 
-Mark Twain



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 The unmistakable sign of SPRING:
 Flocks of cranes...

 

...coming from their southern winter quarters...
...heading North...


...passing La Pouyette...
as every year!


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"Spring makes its own statement, 
so loud and clear that the gardener seems to be only one of the instruments, 
not the composer."  

-Geoffrey B. Charlesworth



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As the day draws to a close, 


 ...it's time to reflect and to dream....



...in harmony with a beautiful Spring sunset.


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Vivaldi's Spring - Itzhak Perlman

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"In springtime,love is carried on the breeze.
Watch out for flying passion or kisses whizzing by your head."
Emma Racine deFleur



Wish you all a wonderful Spring weekend - wherever you are!

A bientôt....



Tuesday, 4 March 2014

Creativity - 'By Invitation Only'



This month's theme:

"Ways to / I find Creativity"





“Imagination is the beginning of creation. 
You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine, 
and at last, you create what you will”
 – George Bernard Shaw




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I just simply need a little stroll through the garden, the fields, the wood....
and I'm inspired
which stimulates me to express a little creativity....





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 "Art will never be able to exist without nature."



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“Every child is an artist, 
the problem is staying an artist when you grow up” 
 Pablo Picasso




It would be pretentious to call myself an artist,
but I'm certainly inspired by mother nature....
the country side - the rural country life...
no matter the weather....


 

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"Art takes nature as its model."
(Aristotle)


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Neckless and rings from
Marsha's Jewelery Creations/Designs
http://www.splenderosa.com/

see also my post from March 2012
here

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Now, as you may see....
near the end of  today....I got carried away....




“Have no fear of perfection, you’ll never reach it” 
  Salvador Dali

Be creative.... 

Amazing Funny Creativity
image  via

 ...what ever way....

...at "the end of the day"

 Amazing Funny Creativity
image   via

 it keeps one "alive"!
YES!  


“Creativity is more than just being different. 
Anybody can plan weird; that’s easy. 
What’s hard is to be as simple as Bach. 
Making the simple, awesomely simple, that’s creativity”
 Charles Mingus


'Play Bach'


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Please visit Marshas's blog
to read all "Creativity Posts" from our international group

 here

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Stay creative!



A bientôt....