Thursday, May 22, 2014

Respite





"I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery—air, mountains, trees, people. I thought, "This is what it is to be happy.”  
Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar






“The earth laughs in flowers.” 
Ralph Waldo Emerson






“I must have flowers, always, and always.” 
Claude Monet




“The violets in the mountains have broken the rocks.”  
Tennessee Williams, Camino Real



“Dogs are our link to paradise. They don't know evil or jealousy or discontent. To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring--it was peace.”  
Milan Kundera



I once asked a hermit in Italy how he could venture to live alone, in a single cottage, on the top of a mountain, a mile from any habitation? He replied, that Providence was his next-door neighbor. 
Laurence Sterne


“You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.” 
C.S. Lewis



Respite.
Me

6 comments:

  1. awwwwwwwwwwww, you know I love your cottage, tucked away up in the mountains. So beautiful xox Clarice

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  2. Living the life of a hermit, are you? Enjoy...

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  3. I enjoyed the respite! Thanks!
    Beauty all around.

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  4. OLÁ ! MULHER ABENÇOADA !!!!

    Seus mimos são lindos,te seguindo.
    desejo ser asprovada para retornar sempre
    Neste espaço encantador e criativo.
    Que sua alma menina continue amando as poesias, músicas, borboletas, flores e os passarinhos.Que você não perca jamais a positividade que carrega em seu coração!"
    Uma semana de alegrias.....

    BEIJOS!!!!

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  5. Lovely quotes and photos. The last one just makes me relax. Ahhh.

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  6. I wish I had a cabin where I could go for respite. Our little cabin-on-wheels works well at times but there are times I would love to just get in the car and 'arrive' at that quiet place without all the packing and hitching up and towing! But, when I do I'm happy that I worked hard to make it happen. But I really do love to see your sweet place of respite. It looks like it's open for the season!
    ~Adrienne~

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