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Sunday, April 13, 2008


I hope these wonderful quotations by African Americans and these images of Tacoma I caught watching from Orton Hall's balcony this Sunday morning will brighten your day.

Happiness is like perfume; you can't pour it on somebody without getting a few drops on yourself.
James Van Der Zee, Photographer 1886-1983

Have you grown to the point where you can unflinchingly stand up for the right, for that which is honorable, honest, truthful, whether it makes you popular or unpopular? Have you grown to the point where absolutely and unreservedly you make truth and honor your standard of thinking and speaking?
Booker T. Washington, 1856-1915

Any encouraging words you have for us....

Enjoy this video of the blossoming tree and the skyline of Tacoma


EmeraldPrincessOnline said...

Magnificent macro photography of the brilliant ranuncula blossoms!

JosephMcG said...

Thanks for the affirmation... eponline

Stephanie Frieze said...

Wonderful pictures and quotes, Joseph. Thanks for splashing a little happiness on the Neighborhood! ~Stephanie

Kim Thompson said...

Those flower pics are GORGEOUS!!!