Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Fountains Of Gladness

A  L  O  H  A !
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 "The pursuit of truth 
and beauty is a 
sphere of activity in 
which we are permitted 
to remain children 
all our lives."
                 Albert Einstein

"All of us are stars 
and deserve the 
right to twinkle." 
                   Marilyn Monroe

Geese Three, Palms Likewise
"I see my path, but 
I don't know 
where it leads. 
Not knowing 
where I'm going 
is what inspires me 
to travel it."
            Rosalia de Castro

Shadow On Our Flag
“If your actions inspire 
others to dream more, 
learn more, do more and 
become more, 
you are a leader.”   
                 John Quincy Adams

California Bay Area
"A kind heart is a 
fountain of gladness, 
making everything in its 
vicinity freshen into smiles."
Washington Irving

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Thank YOU
           Warmly, cloudia


Teresa said...

I'm not sure that Pixie is thinking of pursuing beauty! She looks like she wants some Peking duck!

Elephant's Child said...

Pixie and that final photo have claimed my heart today.

biebkriebels said...

A lot of wild birds flying there. Love that pelican.

Denise inVA said...

Special images and special words. Thanks Cloudia:)

Mike said...

Speaking of remaining children all our lives I'm off to babysit my granddaughter today. I get to be a kid with a kid.

Cloudia said...

Your comments are such a a wonderful part of my day! Thanks to EACH of YOU <3

Lea said...

All these are great!
My favorite is the Bay Area photo with the Washington Irving quote
Have a wonderful day!

Couture Carrie said...

Amazing post, darling!
Especially loving the first pic!


Karen S. said...

Aloha Cloudia, lovely views and your words comfort our storm of today!

Sandi said...

"... "The pursuit of truth
and beauty is a
sphere of activity in
which we are permitted
to remain children
all our lives."
Albert Einstein"


Love the Marilyn quote too. :)

Regine Karpel said...


William Kendall said...

I think Pixie wants to go out and attack... er, play with the ducks.

Bob Bushell said...

The first is fabulous, and all the rest are beautiful as well.

Les Fous du Cap said...

Nous aimons l'oiseau posé au sommet du drapeau ;-)
Céline & Philippe

Martin Kloess said...

I drank from this fountain of delight and thought and am refreshed.