Happy Earth Day – Thank you!

Thank you!
Thank you!

Whenever I look at the world around me, I feel gratitude to those who share the wonder of our world and work together to preserve it for those who come after us.

Thank you!
Thank you!

“We are all here on earth to help others; what on earth the others are here for I don’t know.”  W. H. Auden

Thank you!
Thank you!

32 Comments

  1. Aquileana says:

    Excellent photographs… I wish you do our best to make this house – our planet- a better place….
    Sending love and best wishes, dear Rebecca… Aquileana 🌟

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    1. Clanmother says:

      Dear Aquileana – your generation is leading the way in preserving our planet. I take great comfort that there are many others who share a determination to reduce our carbon footprint. Many hugs and love coming right back to you…

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  2. Jean-Jacques says:

    Beautiful shapes, wondrous colours, intelligently suggestive, and questioning words, by Mr. Auden, and a wonderful gift from you Rebecca, to share this timely tableau!
    Alas however, you will forgive me if I not allow my thoughts to wander beyond the beauty of these flowers in their present state, or to their eventual sleep in or beneath the snow. After all my delicious summer is so very short…

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    1. Clanmother says:

      I harken back to your words…

      “With any season
      Whatever changes
      Fits the reason,
      For nature’s purpose
      Be renewal,
      Thus so to celebrate
      Its cycle of survival,
      Thus so dictates
      That we endure,
      What time subjects
      Life’s actors,
      Thus so live
      suffer decrees
      Of nature’s fate,
      Should we survive
      A change of season!

      This is the perfect poem for Earth Day – the renewal, the celebration, the survival. Ah, those are powerful words, my dear friend.

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      1. Jean-Jacques says:

        Touché, chère amis…!

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      2. Clanmother says:

        💛💛💛

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  3. aFrankAngle says:

    Today, I was able to dispose of a large bag of plastic wine corks at a sustainability event.

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    1. Clanmother says:

      Have I ever told you that I think you are amazing!!! Happy Earth Day – you made mine extra special!!

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      1. aFrankAngle says:

        Well thank you!

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  4. Ms Frances says:

    I was sure you would post something today when I found this morning that today is Earth Day. You chose some very nice photos, they are so lovely and colorful. I am amused at W. H Auden’s quote–very tongue in cheek, I find. Of course, we should all be here on earth to love and help others! It is a great challenge, but I believe does give joy.

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    1. Clanmother says:

      I agree wholeheartedly – It is a challenge, but the joy is the greatest gift of all. Every action, every decision is an act of hope and courage. Happy Earth Day!!!

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      1. Dina says:

        And we agree wholeheartedly with you, dear Rebecca! Happy Earth Day!
        Lovely quote from W.H. Auden. The great poet and Benjamin Britten went to Gresham’s School nearby us in Norfolk and we often visit the Auden theater. Small world, great words and you bring it together. 🙂
        Have a wonderful weekend,
        Dina & co

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      2. Clanmother says:

        I was thinking of your especially today, Dina!! We may be on opposites sides of the world, but we are travelling the same pathway – and that gives me hope, courage and determination. Big hugs and lots of love to my dear Fab Four of Cley!! 🙂

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      3. Dina says:

        Hugs back to you, our dear Rebecca! >3 🙂

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    1. Clanmother says:

      So glad you stopped by – you always bring joy to my day!!! 💛💛💛

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  5. Liz says:

    A fitting tribute! Happy Earth Day xxx 🌿🌺💕

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    1. Clanmother says:

      We live in an amazing world!!! Will let your know how my recycling efforts progress!! Let’s keep on walking! After all, “All truly great thoughts are conceived while walking.” Friedrich Nietzsche

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      1. Liz says:

        I look forward to hearing how it all goes xxx

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      2. Clanmother says:

        🌷🌿🌷

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  6. Beautiful Earth Day images, Rebecca. I love the Auden quote. 🙂

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    1. Clanmother says:

      Thank you!! We are heading up to Edmonton Alberta today to meet my new great nephew! Time goes fast – enjoy the moments! They become ever more precious! Hugs!!!

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      1. Enjoy! *hugs* back to you. 🙂

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  7. Your W. H. Auden quote made me laugh! 😀 Yes, I have wondered myself at times!

    You have some gorgeous spring images too Rebecca! There’s something about spring that leaves me feeling I’ve just got to capture it. It always feels a very yellow season. 🙂

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    1. Clanmother says:

      Thank you for stopping by. I’ve been off the grid for a few days visiting family in Edmonton, Alberta. You would love that province – the sky is an amazing blue and the horizon goes on forever. We live in a beautiful world.

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      1. Sounds like my favourite kind of skies!! 😀

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  8. giselzitrone says:

    Wünsche eine gute neue Woche liebe Grüße Gislinde

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    1. Clanmother says:

      Vielen Dank für Ihren Besuch und Kommentare. Ich wünsche Ihnen das Beste der Woche, lieber Freund.

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  9. smilingtoad says:

    Beautiful post and photos. A happy belated Earth Day to you. Every word of encouragement like this means so much, to inspire others to do whatever they can to preserve this incredible, wonderful planet. Thank you.

    Hugs,

    Autumn Jade

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    1. Clanmother says:

      So glad you stopped by! Always a pleasure to read your comments! Never late to for earth day!! Every day is a celebration of our earth and all that dwell therein. Many hugs coming back your way!

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  10. Resa says:

    I adore your spirit! {{hugs}}

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    1. Clanmother says:

      I look forward to everyone of your posts. They are a reminder that we live in a world where there are extraordinary possibilities.

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