Weekly Photo Challenge: Nighttime

View from the Bellevue Stratford, Philadelphia

View from the Bellevue Stratford, Philadelphia

© Teresita Abad Doebley. All rights reserved 2009-2014.

Daily Gratitude: giving it up to the hairdresser’s scissors, a lovely day, my library book arriving

Daily Quote for You: 

One summer night, out on a flat headland, all but surrounded by the waters of the bay, the horizons were remote and distant rims on the edge of space. Millions of stars blazed in darkness, and on the far shore a few lights burned in cottages. Otherwise there was no reminder of human life. My companion and I were alone with the stars: the misty river of the Milky Way flowing across the sky, the patterns of the constellations standing out bright and clear, a blazing planet low on the horizon. It occurred to me that if this were a sight that could be seen only once in a century, this little headland would be thronged with spectators. But it can be seen many scores of nights in any year, and so the lights burned in the cottages and the inhabitants probably gave not a thought to the beauty overhead; and because they could see it almost any night, perhaps they never will. ~Rachel Carson

Enjoy their vision:


5 thoughts on “Weekly Photo Challenge: Nighttime

  1. Pingback: Weekly Photo Challenge: Nighttime | Missionary IOU 差情尋

  2. Teresita – I love that name. I was on my way to Mexico to study the Mexican kitchen and work at a restaurant there for 3 months. I had the ticket and an arrangement to rent an apartment in Mexico City through my friend Teresita, but then suddenly the love of my life re-appeared in my life, all my plans changed and I cancelled the ticket…

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