“Man is equally incapable of seeing the nothingness from which he emerges and the infinity in which he is engulfed.” ~ Blaise Pascal
As we anxiously await the re-opening of one of our favorite parks near Houston, Brazos Bend State Park, past photos remind us of the combination of natural beauty and human accessibility which make this park easy to frequent.
“A flower doesn’t love or hate you. It just exists.” ~ Mike White
A re-post from 2015. Enjoy.
“The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression and cruelty by the bad people but the silence over that by the good people.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
One quick trip out to Brazos Bend is all that’s needed to grease the skids for a weekend of birding. After school, I cooked an early dinner, packed up a picnic basket, loaded the birding paraphernalia, and waited for the kids to get off the bus. We skipped homework — YEAH!! — and headed south for a nature hike at dusk.
“It’s never crowded along the extra mile.” ~ Wayne Dyer
“Sometimes, if you stand on the bottom rail of a bridge and lean over to watch the river slipping slowly away beneath you, you will suddenly know everything there is to be known.” ~ Winnie the Pooh