Kaleidoscope #796


Life changes in the instant. The ordinary instant.
Joan Didion, The Year of Magical Thinking 

 

 

Getting into the Halloween spirit with some creepy and sometimes disturbing kaleidoscopes…
Below is the original photo used to create this image. I stumbled across this big guy hanging out on some walkway trim while taking a walk around my hotel on a July trip to Shawsville, VA to visit family. No special lighting or retouching, just a snap from my smart phone.

Kaleidoscope #795


We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all the power we need inside ourselves already.
J.K. Rowling 

 

 

Getting into the Halloween spirit with some creepy and sometimes disturbing kaleidoscopes…
Below is the original photo used to create this image. This is a royalty-free image from Pixabay.

Kaleidoscope #794


I address you all tonight for who you truly are: wizards, mermaids, travelers, adventurers, and magicians. You are the true dreamers.
Brian Selznick, The Invention of Hugo Cabret 

 

 

 

 

Getting into the Halloween spirit with some creepy and sometimes disturbing kaleidoscopes…
Below is the original photo used to create this image. This is a royalty-free image from Pixabay.

Kaleidoscope #793


There is no magic cure, no making it all go away forever. There are only small steps upward; an easier day, an unexpected laugh, a mirror that doesn’t matter anymore.
― Laurie Halse Anderson, Wintergirls

 

 

 

Getting into the Halloween spirit with some creepy and sometimes disturbing kaleidoscopes…
Below is the original photo used to create this image. This is a royalty-free image from Pixabay.

Kaleidoscope #792


Hope can be a powerful force. Maybe there’s no actual magic in it, but when you know what you hope for most and hold it like a light within you, you can make things happen, almost like magic.
― Laini Taylor, Daughter of Smoke & Bone

 

 

 

 

Getting into the Halloween spirit with some creepy and sometimes disturbing kaleidoscopes…
Below is the original photo used to create this image. This is a royalty-free image from Pixabay.

Kaleidoscope #791


A single person is missing for you, and the whole world is empty.
― Joan Didion, The Year of Magical Thinking

 

 

Getting into the Halloween spirit with some creepy and sometimes disturbing kaleidoscopes…
Below is the original photo used to create this image. It was sent to me by a good friend who happens to spend his days outside as a postal carrier. This fella in a creepy Halloween graveyard was found along his delivery route. No special lighting or retouching, just a snap from his smart phone.

Kaleidoscope #790


Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it.
Boldness has genius, power and magic in it!
― John Anster, The First Part of Goethe’s Faust

 

 

Getting into the Halloween spirit with some creepy and sometimes disturbing kaleidoscopes…
Below is the original photo used to create this image. This is a royalty-free image from Pixabay.

Kaleidoscope #789


It’s still magic even if you know how it’s done.
― Terry Pratchett, A Hat Full of Sky

 

 

Getting into the Halloween spirit with some creepy and sometimes disturbing kaleidoscopes…
Below is the original photo used to create this image. I stumbled across this big guy hanging out on some walkway trim while taking a walk around my hotel on a July trip to Shawsville, VA to visit family. No special lighting or retouching, just a snap from my smart phone.

Kaleidoscope #788


There are some things, after all, that Sally Owens knows for certain: Always throw spilled salt over your left shoulder. Keep rosemary by your garden gate. Add pepper to your mashed potatoes. Plant roses and lavender, for luck. Fall in love whenever you can.
― Alice Hoffman, Practical Magic

 

 

 

Getting into the Halloween spirit with some creepy and sometimes disturbing kaleidoscopes…
Below is the original photo used to create this image. This is a royalty-free image from Pixabay.

Kaleidoscope #787


Children see magic because they look for it.
― Christopher Moore, Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ’s Childhood Pal

 

 

 

 

Getting into the Halloween spirit with some creepy and sometimes disturbing kaleidoscopes…
Below is the original photo used to create this image. This is a royalty-free image from Pixabay.