2.16.2010

sunlight arriving

There's something about fog in the morning and the slow, gentle reveal of the city that I love seeing on a walk.

Recently, a friend passed along a lovely quote that has stuck with me for days: You make a life out of what you have, not what you're missing. ~The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton

Another good thing is Jenny Lee Fowler's artwork. The way she can use a piece of paper or a leaf is pretty amazing.

I'm also enjoying this sweet photograph by Allison from 24:00 a lot.

camera: polaroid spectra

12 comments:

  1. I really love heavy fog, it makes everything so peacefully still.
    this, is a great capture.

    I saw the stationary Tanya is making for you, it is absolutely stunning!

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  2. i'm just discovering your fabulous blog* & want to say MERCI for the quote by Kate Morton, very acurate indeed...

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  3. love the fowler link.
    makes me
    want to get
    my brother's stuff
    in a shop...
    he does
    fantastic cut-outs...
    also,
    love that photo
    by allison.

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  4. I walked through some amazing morning fog yesterday--love it.

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  5. Thank you for the link! : )
    I love that foggy morning picture? Where did you take it? My guess is somewhere around pike place market.
    Doesn't the forecast for this week look wonderful? : )

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  6. I adore your polaroids!!!!

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  7. You have a good friend.
    If you had found the word in a book by chance, you might have not been so impressed. I guess your friend's personality has deepened the meaning of it.

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  8. Tracy: I like that.

    Celine: The stationary arrived today! I am so touched that she took the time to do this and what a surprise...they are beautiful.

    Juliette: It made me stop and ponder which sometimes makes the best kind of quote.

    bugheart: I fully agree, his art is truly wonderful and so detailed intricately.

    Denise: I know what you mean for sure...good stuff.

    Allison: So close!...I took it around 9th and Pike when I was walking towards downtown from capitol hill. And yay for the weather!

    Ida: Thank you!

    rc: I believe so. Sometimes it takes another pointing words out that make things more memorable.

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  9. what an amazing picture! and thanks for the link to allison's picture, it really blew me away.
    a, if you were on flickr, i'd favorite this picture. (nudge nudge)

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  10. Anna, I just saw this and I think you have since found me on flickr :)
    - allison

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