Bakwit skills training in pickling

We don’t even know how strong we are until we are forced to bring that hidden strength forward. In times of tragedy, of war, of necessity, people do amazing things. The human capacity for survival and renewal is awesome. -Isabel Allende

#79 Brunfelsia

Womanist is to feminist as purple is to lavender. – Alice Walker

#73 Blue Plumbago

Blue thou art, intensely blue; Flower, whence came thy dazzling hue? -James Montgomery-

#67 purple Torenia

“I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don’t notice it.” –Alice Walker

#66 Minute weed-flowers

I learn more about God From weeds than from roses; Resilience springing Through the smallest chink of hope In the absolute of concrete…. ~Phillip Pulfrey, “Weeds,” Perspectives

#60 Fungus

“Which is better: to have fun with fungi or to have Idiocy with ideology, to have wars because of words, to have tomorrow’s misdeeds out of yesterday’s miscreeds?” — Aldous Huxley

#35 young Durian leaves

People are like dirt. They can either nourish you and help you grow as a person or they can stunt your growth and make you wilt and die. Plato

#31 cactus on the stone fence

If I had a formula for bypassing trouble, I would not pass it round. Trouble creates a capacity to handle it. I don’t embrace trouble; that’s as bad as treating it as an enemy. But I do say meet it as a friend, for you’ll see a lot of it and had better be on…

#23 weed flower

Nature is the art of God – LA NATURA E L’ARTE DI DIO Dante Alighieri