Art

  • Kaleidoscope #666 - To be bitter is to attribute intent and personality to the formless, infinite, unchanging and unchangeable void. We drift on a chartless, resistless sea. Let us sing when we can, and forget the rest. ― H.P. Lovecraft       Below is the original photo used to create this image. I found these bright redbuds […]
  • Kaleidoscope #665 - Most of the evil in this world is done by people with good intentions. ― T.S. Eliot       Below is the original photo used to create this image. I was in heaven when I took a lunchtime walk around the capital grounds in Richmond, VA and found this vibrant flower bed. It was […]
  • Kaleidoscope #664 - Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned. ― Buddha       Below is the original photo used to create this image. It was sent to me by a good friend who happens to spend his […]
  • Kaleidoscope #663 - Live with intention. Walk to the edge. Listen Hard. Practice wellness. Play with abandon. Laugh. Choose with no regret. Appreciate your friends. Continue to learn. Do what you love. Live as if this is all there is. ― Mary Anne Radmacher       Below is the original photo used to create this image. I […]
  • Kaleidoscope #662 - The evil that is in the world almost always comes from ignorance, and good intentions may do as much harm as malevolence if they lack understanding. ― Albert Camus       Below is the original photo used to create this image. I found this interesting bush in the decorative planter outside my office building […]
  • Kaleidoscope #661 - The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the greatest intention. ― Kahlil Gibran, The Essential Kahlil Gibran       Below is the original photo used to create this image. I was in heaven when I took a lunchtime walk around the capital grounds in Richmond, VA and found this vibrant flower bed. […]
  • Kaleidoscope #660 - Words can break someone into a million pieces, but they can also put them back together. I hope you use yours for good, because the only words you’ll regret more than the ones left unsaid are the ones you use to intentionally hurt someone. ― Taylor Swift       Below is the original photo […]
  • Kaleidoscope #659 - Love is the will to extend one’s self for the purpose of nurturing one’s own or another’s spiritual growth… Love is as love does. Love is an act of will — namely, both an intention and an action. Will also implies choice. We do not have to love. We choose to love. ― M. Scott […]
  • Kaleidoscope #658 - A true gentleman is one that apologizes anyways, even though he has not offended a lady intentionally. He is in a class all of his own because he knows the value of a woman’s heart. ― Shannon Alder       Below is the original photo used to create this image. It was sent to […]
  • Kaleidoscope #657 - That which we manifest is before us; we are the creators of our own destiny. Be it through intention or ignorance, our successes and our failures have been brought on by none other than ourselves. ― Garth Stein, The Art of Racing in the Rain       Below is the original photo used to […]
  • Kaleidoscope #656 - The art of losing isn’t hard to master; so many things seemed filled with the intent to be lost that their loss is no disaster ― Elizabeth Bishop, The Complete Poems 1927-1979       Below is the original photo used to create this image. I found this interesting bush in the decorative planter outside […]
  • Kaleidoscope #655 - A good traveler has no fixed plans and is not intent on arriving. ― Lao Tzu       Below is the original photo used to create this image. I found these bright redbuds when I took a lunchtime walk around the capital grounds in Richmond, VA. These lined the wall of the Governor’s Mansion. […]
  • Kaleidoscope #654 - Listen with curiosity. Speak with honesty. Act with integrity. The greatest problem with communication is we don’t listen to understand. We listen to reply. When we listen with curiosity, we don’t listen with the intent to reply. We listen for what’s behind the words. ― Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart       Below […]
  • Kaleidoscope #653 - Excellence is never an accident. It is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, and intelligent execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives – choice, not chance, determines your destiny. ― Aristotle       Below is the original photo used to create this image. I found these lovely and unusual flowers in […]
  • Kaleidoscope #652 - I, myself, am made entirely of flaws, stitched together with good intentions. ― Augusten Burroughs        Below is the original photo used to create this image. I was in heaven when I took a lunchtime walk around the capital grounds in Richmond, VA and found this vibrant flower bed. It was hard to focus […]
  • Kaleidoscope #651 - Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming “Wow! What a Ride!” ― Hunter S. Thompson, The Proud Highway: Saga of a Desperate […]
  • Kaleidoscope #650 - I never change, I simply become more myself. ― Joyce Carol Oates, Solstice         Below is the original photo used to create this image. A lovely summer sky, taken in a parking lot after shopping. No special lighting or retouching, just a snap from my smart phone.   Save Save
  • Kaleidoscope #649 - Growing apart doesn’t change the fact that for a long time we grew side by side; our roots will always be tangled. I’m glad for that. ― Ally Condie, Matched           Below is the original photo used to create this image. My front yard is only good for growing two things, […]
  • Kaleidoscope #648 - When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves. ― Viktor E. Frankl, Man’s Search for Meaning       Below is the original photo used to create this image. While taking an afternoon walk around Floyd, VA in the rain. Hanging baskets with a beautiful variety of flowers […]
  • Kaleidoscope #647 - They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself. ― Andy Warhol, The Philosophy of Andy Warhol       Below is the original photo used to create this image. While taking an afternoon walk around Floyd, VA in the rain. Hanging baskets with a beautiful variety of flowers seemed to […]
  • Kaleidoscope #646 - It’s only after you’ve stepped outside your comfort zone that you begin to change, grow, and transform. ― Roy T. Bennett       Below is the original photo used to create this image. While taking a walk around Floyd, VA, my parents and I came across a farmers’ market and this fantastic flower box. […]
  • Kaleidoscope #645 - I don’t know that love changes. People change. Circumstances change. ― Nicholas Sparks        Below is the original photo used to create this image. Found a great moss and lichen bespeckled brick wall on an afternoon walk near Forest Hill Park, in Richmond, VA. No special lighting or retouching, just a snap from […]
  • Kaleidoscope #644 - Nothing is so painful to the human mind as a great and sudden change. ― Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Frankenstein       Below is the original photo used to create this image. I found these lovely and unusual flowers in a small garden near my parking deck in downtown Richmond, VA. No special lighting or […]
  • Kaleidoscope #643 - The measure of intelligence is the ability to change. ― Albert Einstein         Below is the original photo used to create this image. My front yard is only good for growing two things, mushrooms and moss… At least it’s green! No special lighting or retouching, just a snap from my smart phone.
  • Kaleidoscope #642 - Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. ― Nelson Mandela         Below is the original photo used to create this image. A lovely summer sky, taken in a parking lot after shopping. No special lighting or retouching, just a snap from my smart phone.   […]
  • Kaleidoscope #641 - Incredible change happens in your life when you decide to take control of what you do have power over instead of craving control over what you don’t. ― Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free        Below is the original photo used to create this image. Found a great moss and lichen […]
  • Kaleidoscope #640 - We dream to give ourselves hope. To stop dreaming – well, that’s like saying you can never change your fate. ― Amy Tan, The Hundred Secret Senses         Below is the original photo used to create this image. This is a royalty-free image from Pixabay.  
  • Kaleidoscope #639 - If death meant just leaving the stage long enough to change costume and come back as a new character…Would you slow down? Or speed up? ― Chuck Palahniuk, Invisible Monsters       Below is the original photo used to create this image. My front yard is only good for growing two things, mushrooms and […]
  • Kaleidoscope #638 - If people refuse to look at you in a new light and they can only see you for what you were, only see you for the mistakes you’ve made, if they don’t realize that you are not your mistakes, then they have to go. ― Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free     […]
  • Kaleidoscope #637 - The only way that we can live, is if we grow. The only way that we can grow is if we change. The only way that we can change is if we learn. The only way we can learn is if we are exposed. And the only way that we can become exposed is if […]
  • Kaleidoscope #636 - Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them; that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like. ― Lao Tzu       Below is the original photo used to create this image. While taking a walk around Floyd, VA, my parents […]
  • Kaleidoscope #635 - Everybody talks about wanting to change things and help and fix, but ultimately all you can do is fix yourself. And that’s a lot. Because if you can fix yourself, it has a ripple effect. ― Rob Reiner     Below is the original photo used to create this image. My front yard is only […]
  • Kaleidoscope #634 - It is true that those we meet can change us, sometimes so profoundly that we are not the same afterwards, even unto our names. ― Yann Martel, Life of Pi       Below is the original photo used to create this image. While taking an afternoon walk around Floyd, VA in the rain. Hanging baskets […]
  • Kaleidoscope #633 - The truth does not change according to our ability to stomach it. ― Flannery O’Connor        Below is the original photo used to create this image. Found a great moss and lichen bespeckled brick wall on an afternoon walk near Forest Hill Park, in Richmond, VA. No special lighting or retouching, just a […]
  • Kaleidoscope #632 - The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking. ― Albert Einstein         Below is the original photo used to create this image. A lovely summer sky, taken in a parking lot after shopping. No special lighting or retouching, just […]
  • Kaleidoscope #631 - Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself. ― Rumi       Below is the original photo used to create this image. While taking a walk around Floyd, VA, my parents and I came across a farmers’ market and this fantastic flower […]
  • Kaleidoscope #630 - We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty. ― Maya Angelou           Below is the original photo used to create this image. While taking an afternoon walk around Floyd, VA in the rain. Hanging baskets with a beautiful variety […]
  • Kaleidoscope #629 - None of us really changes over time. We only become more fully what we are. ― Anne Rice, The Vampire Lestat             Below is the original photo used to create this image. Found a great moss and lichen bespeckled brick wall on an afternoon walk near Forest Hill Park, in […]
  • Kaleidoscope #628 - Never be afraid to raise your voice for honesty and truth and compassion against injustice and lying and greed. If people all over the world…would do this, it would change the earth. ― William Faulkner                 Below is the original photo used to create this image. My front […]
  • Kaleidoscope #627 - It may be unfair, but what happens in a few days, sometimes even a single day, can change the course of a whole lifetime… ― Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner           Below is the original photo used to create this image. While taking an afternoon walk around Floyd, VA in the rain. […]
  • Kaleidoscope #626 - Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. ― Margaret Mead          Below is the original photo used to create this image. A lovely summer sky, taken in a parking lot after shopping. No special lighting or […]
  • Kaleidoscope #625 - Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself. ― Leo Tolstoy        Below is the original photo used to create this image. I found these lovely and unusual flowers in a small garden near my parking deck in downtown Richmond, VA. No special lighting or retouching, just a […]
  • Kaleidoscope #624 - What you’re supposed to do when you don’t like a thing is change it. If you can’t change it, change the way you think about it. Don’t complain. ― Maya Angelou, Wouldn’t Take Nothing for My Journey Now         Below is the original photo used to create this image. This is a […]
  • Kaleidoscope #623 - Maturity is when you stop complaining and making excuses, and start making changes. ― Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart       Below is the original photo used to create this image. While taking a walk around Floyd, VA, my parents and I came across a farmers’ market and this fantastic flower […]
  • Kaleidoscope #622 - Things change. And friends leave. Life doesn’t stop for anybody. ― Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower             Below is the original photo used to create this image. Found a great moss and lichen bespeckled brick wall on an afternoon walk near Forest Hill Park, in Richmond, VA. […]
  • Kaleidoscope #621 - I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they’re right, you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together. ― […]
  • Kaleidoscope #620 - Be the change that you wish to see in the world. ― Mahatma Gandhi           Below is the original photo used to create this image. While taking an afternoon walk around Floyd, VA in the rain. Hanging baskets with a beautiful variety of flowers seemed to be outside every shop. I couldn’t […]
  • Kaleidoscope #619 - One Choice One Choice, decided your friends. One Choice, defines your beliefs. One Choice, determines your loyalties – Forever. ONE CHOICE CAN TRANSFORM YOU ― Veronica Roth, Divergent               Below is the original photo used to create this image. My front yard is only good for growing two things, […]
  • Kaleidoscope #618 - You have a choice in this world, I believe, about how to tell sad stories, and we made the funny choice. ― John Green, The Fault in Our Stars         Below is the original photo used to create this image. I found this lovely and unusual flower in a small garden near […]
  • Kaleidoscope #617 - Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve. ― Napoleon Hill, Think and Grow Rich       Below is the original photo used to create this image. I found this flowering bush on a sunrise walk around my neighborhood. No special lighting or retouching, just a snap from my smart phone.   […]
  • Kaleidoscope #616 - As much money and life as you could want! The two things most human beings would choose above all – the trouble is, humans do have a knack of choosing precisely those things that are worst for them. ― J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone       Below is the original photo […]
  • Kaleidoscope #615 - We are our choices. ― Jean-Paul Sartre       Below is the original photo used to create this image. I found these lovely and unusual flowers in a small garden near my parking deck in downtown Richmond, VA. No special lighting or retouching, just a snap from my smart phone.   Save Save Save […]
  • Kaleidoscope #614 - Given the choice between the experience of pain and nothing, I would choose pain. ― William Faulkner, The Wild Palms             Below is the original photo used to create this image. Found a great moss and lichen bespeckled brick wall on an afternoon walk near Forest Hill Park, in Richmond, […]
  • Kaleidoscope #613 - Sometimes we can choose the paths we follow. Sometimes our choices are made for us. And sometimes we have no choice at all. ― Neil Gaiman, Season of Mists             Below is the original photo used to create this image. My front yard is only good for growing two things, […]
  • Kaleidoscope #612 - If pain must come, may it come quickly. Because I have a life to live, and I need to live it in the best way possible. If he has to make a choice, may he make it now. Then I will either wait for him or forget him. ― Paulo Coelho, By the River Piedra […]
  • Kaleidoscope #611 - I guess that’s what saying good-bye is always like–like jumping off an edge. The worst part is making the choice to do it. Once you’re in the air, there’s nothing you can do but let go. ― Lauren Oliver, Before I Fall         Below is the original photo used to create this […]
  • Kaleidoscope #610 - We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be. ― Kurt Vonnegut, Mother Night       Below is the original photo used to create this image. I found this flowering bush on a sunrise walk around my neighborhood. No special lighting or retouching, just a […]
  • Kaleidoscope #609 - Once you realize you deserve a bright future, letting go of your dark past is the best choice you will ever make. ― Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart       Below is the original photo used to create this image. I found these lovely and unusual flowers in a small garden […]
  • Kaleidoscope #608 - You cannot control the behavior of others, but you can always choose how you respond to it. ― Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart       Below is the original photo used to create this image. While taking a walk around Floyd, VA, my parents and I came across a farmers’ market […]
  • Kaleidoscope #607 - But I truly believe that the only way you can find out that there’s something better out there is to first believe there’s something better out there. What other choice is there? ― Greg Behrendt, He’s Just Not That Into You           Below is the original photo used to create this […]
  • Kaleidoscope #606 - In the space between yes and no, there’s a lifetime. It’s the difference between the path you walk and the one you leave behind; it’s the gap between who you thought you could be and who you really are; it’s the legroom for the lies you’ll tell yourself in the future. ― Jodi Picoult, Change […]
  • Kaleidoscope #605 - Destiny is not a matter of chance; it is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved. ― William Jennings Bryan         Below is the original photo used to create this image. A lovely summer sky, taken in a parking […]
  • Kaleidoscope #604 - Excellence is never an accident. It is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, and intelligent execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives – choice, not chance, determines your destiny. ― Aristotle         Below is the original photo used to create this image. I found this lovely and unusual […]
  • Kaleidoscope #603 - We are the choices we make. ― Patrick Ness, The Knife of Never Letting Go       Below is the original photo used to create this image. I found these lovely and unusual flowers in a small garden near my parking deck in downtown Richmond, VA. No special lighting or retouching, just a snap […]
  • Kaleidoscope #602 - We’ve all got both light and dark inside us. What matters is the part we choose to act on. That’s who we really are. ― J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix         Below is the original photo used to create this image. I found this flowering bush outside […]
  • Kaleidoscope #601 - You always have a choice. It’s just that some people make the wrong one. ― Nicholas Sparks, The Guardian         Below is the original photo used to create this image. I found this lovely and unusual flower in a small garden near my parking deck in downtown Richmond, VA. No special lighting […]
  • Kaleidoscope #600 - Nobody gets everything in this life. You decide your priorities and you make your choices. I’d decided long ago that any cake I had would be eaten. ― Donald E. Westlake, Two Much         Below is the original photo used to create this image. My front yard is only good for growing […]
  • Kaleidoscope #599 - You cannot control the behavior of others, but you can always choose how you respond to it. ― Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart       Below is the original photo used to create this image. While taking a walk around Floyd, VA, my parents and I came across a farmers’ market […]
  • Kaleidoscope #598 - All your life, you will be faced with a choice. You can choose love or hate…I choose love. ― Johnny Cash         Below is the original photo used to create this image. Found a great moss and lichen bespeckled brick wall on an afternoon walk near Forest Hill Park, in Richmond, VA. […]
  • Kaleidoscope #597 - I have the choice of being constantly active and happy or introspectively passive and sad. Or I can go mad by ricocheting in between. ― Sylvia Plath, The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath         Below is the original photo used to create this image. A lovely summer sky, taken in a parking […]
  • Kaleidoscope #596 - The fate of your heart is your choice and no one else gets a vote. ― Sarah Dessen, This Lullaby       Below is the original photo used to create this image. I found this flowering bush on a sunrise walk around my neighborhood. No special lighting or retouching, just a snap from my […]
  • Kaleidoscope #595 - In the end that was the choice you made, and it doesn’t matter how hard it was to make it. It matters that you did. ― Cassandra Clare, City of Glass         Below is the original photo used to create this image. I found this flowering bush outside of a restaurant in […]
  • Kaleidoscope #594 - But until a person can say deeply and honestly, “I am what I am today because of the choices I made yesterday,” that person cannot say, “I choose otherwise.” ― Stephen R. Covey, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change       Below is the original photo used to […]
  • Kaleidoscope #593 - A man who procrastinates in his choosing will inevitably have his choice made for him by circumstance. ― Hunter S. Thompson, The Proud Highway: Saga of a Desperate Southern Gentleman, 1955-1967       Below is the original photo used to create this image. My front yard is only good for growing two things, mushrooms […]
  • Kaleidoscope #592 - Attitude is a choice. Happiness is a choice. Optimism is a choice. Kindness is a choice. Giving is a choice. Respect is a choice. Whatever choice you make makes you. Choose wisely. ― Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart           Below is the original photo used to create this […]
  • Kaleidoscope #591 - When a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw. ― Nelson Mandela         Below is the original photo used to create this image. A lovely summer sky, taken in a parking lot after shopping. No special lighting or […]
  • Kaleidoscope #590 - Sometimes you make choices in life and sometimes choices make you. ― Gayle Forman, If I Stay       Below is the original photo used to create this image. Found a great moss and lichen bespeckled brick wall on an afternoon walk near Forest Hill Park, in Richmond, VA. No special lighting or retouching, […]
  • Kaleidoscope #589 - A good friend loves you when the condition is better, a best friend holds your hand when you’re in gutter. ― Debasish Mridha   Below is the original photo used to create this image. The alley behind my building is a treasure trove of interesting images, including this oil-slick rainbow. No special lighting or retouching, just […]
  • Kaleidoscope #588 - An overturned tricycle in the gutter of an abandoned neighborhood can stand for everything. ― Stephen King Below is the original photo used to create this image. The alley behind my building is a treasure trove of of interesting images, if you like drains and gutters… No special lighting or retouching, just a snap from my […]
  • Kaleidoscope #587 - I felt that the decrepit state of these once magnificent buildings, with their broken gutters, walls blackened by rainwater, crumbling plaster revealing the coarse masonry beneath it, windows boarded up or clad with corrugated iron, precisely reflected my own state of mind… ― W.G. Sebald, Austerlitz   Below is the original photo used to create this image. […]
  • Kaleidoscope #586 - And the Top spoke no more of his old love; for that dies away when the beloved objects has lain for five years in a roof gutter and got wet through; yes, one does not know her again when one meets her in the dust box. ― Hans Christian Andersen, The Top And The Ball   Below […]
  • Kaleidoscope #585 - My preferences range from the gutter-like to the idyllically sublime, ideally with you roaming the range beside me… ― Virginia Alison   Below is the original photo used to create this image. The alley behind my building is a treasure trove of interesting images, including this oil-slick rainbow. No special lighting or retouching, just a snap […]
  • Kaleidoscope #584 - He’d had his career, his triumphs. Success had brought him nothing but misery; he couldn’t handle it. Success had thrown him in the gutter. ― John Grisham, The Testament     Below is the original photo used to create this image. The alley behind my building is a treasure trove of of interesting images, if you like […]
  • Kaleidoscope #583 - I had taught myself that a human being might as well look for diamond tiaras in the gutter as for rewards and punishments that were fair. ― Kurt Vonnegut     Below is the original photo used to create this image. At a rest area on a trip to visit my parents, I found this filmy […]
  • Kaleidoscope #582 - What is there to say about love? You could sweep up all the words and stack them in the gutter and love wouldn’t be any different, wouldn’t feel any different, the hurt in the heart, the headachy desire that hardly submits to language. What we can’t tame we talk about. ― Jeanette Winterson, The World and Other […]
  • Kaleidoscope #581 - I couldn’t allow myself to think about her very long; if I had I would have jumped off the bridge. It’s strange. I had become so reconciled to this life without her, and yet if I thought about her only for a minute it was enough to pierce the bone and marrow of my contentment […]
  • Kaleidoscope #580 - I didn’t mind being a goof if only he loved me. I felt when we were together that I walked in the gutter and he on the sidewalk. All I did was keep looking up to see if there was love in his eyes. ― Marilyn Monroe, My Story Below is the original photo used to create […]
  • Kaleidoscope #579 - Silence is the fruit of the occupation; it hangs in branches, seeps from gutters. ― Anthony Doerr, All the Light We Cannot See     Below is the original photo used to create this image. I found this drain on a sunrise walk around my neighborhood. No special lighting or retouching, just a snap from my smart […]
  • Kaleidoscope #578 - Once a woman turns against you, forget it. They can love you, then something turns in them. They can watch you dying in a gutter, run over by a car, and they’ll spit on you. ― Charles Bukowski, Women     Below is the original photo used to create this image. The alley behind my building is […]
  • Kaleidoscope #577 - ‘I tried pulling myself out of the gutter once,’ Natty snickered. ‘I got bored.’ ― S.J.D. Peterson, Simple     Below is the original photo used to create this image. The alley behind my building is a treasure trove of interesting images, including this oil-slick rainbow. No special lighting or retouching, just a snap from my smart […]
  • Kaleidoscope #576 - All I know is it feels good to cry that hard. It’s like cleaning the leaves out from the gutters. If the leaves sit there too long, they weigh on the metal and hurt the house. ― Natalie Taylor     Below is the original photo used to create this image. At a rest area on […]
  • Kaleidoscope #575 - Better a king in the gutter,’ he said, ‘than a slave in an emperor’s palace.’ ― Joanne Harris, The Gospel of Loki     Below is the original photo used to create this image. I found this drain on a sunrise walk around my neighborhood. No special lighting or retouching, just a snap from my smart phone.
  • Kaleidoscope #574 - Altruism accrues little benefit to those lying cold in the gutter. ― Raymond E. Feist, Silverthorn     Below is the original photo used to create this image. I found this ditch on a sunrise walk around my neighborhood. No special lighting or retouching, just a snap from my smart phone.  
  • Kaleidoscope #573 - Even rats want to get out of the gutter, Miss Barrow. ― Victoria Aveyard, Glass Sword     Below is the original photo used to create this image. The alley behind my building is a treasure trove of interesting images, including this oil-slick rainbow. No special lighting or retouching, just a snap from my smart phone.
  • Kaleidoscope #572 - You gazed at the moon and fell in the gutter. ― Thomas Fuller     Below is the original photo used to create this image. At a rest area on a trip to visit my parents, I found this filmy puddle and couldn’t help taking a quick pic… No special lighting or retouching, just a snap […]
  • Kaleidoscope #571 - If someone drives you into the dirty gutter, it’s because you have given him your car key. Be careful of who leads you and to where and why… else, you will be taken away before you become aware! Be awake! ― Israelmore Ayivor, Daily Drive 365   Below is the original photo used to create this image. […]
  • Kaleidoscope #570 - Your relationships will either make you or break you and there is no such thing as a neutral relationship.  People either inspire you to greatness or pull you down in the gutter, it’s that simple.  No one fails alone, and no one succeeds alone. ― Eric Thomas, The Secret to Success   Below is the original photo […]
  • Kaleidoscope #569 - He’s earned a lifetime of peace and happiness, but some people never get what they deserve. That’s why there are saints in gutters and sadists in palaces. ― Ann Aguirre, Doubleblind     Below is the original photo used to create this image. The alley behind my building is a treasure trove of of interesting images, if […]
  • Kaleidoscope #568 - So many words get lost. They leave the mouth and lose their courage, wandering aimlessly until they are swept into the gutter like dead leaves. On rainy days you can hear their chorus rushing past. ― Nicole Krauss, The History of Love     Below is the original photo used to create this image. At a rest […]
  • Kaleidoscope #567 - I compensate for my debauchery by being brilliant at it. I make sacrifices for it by waking up in a gutter covered in the fruits of my genius. ― Bauvard, Some Inspiration for the Overenthusiastic   Below is the original photo used to create this image. The alley behind my building is a treasure trove of interesting […]
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