Daily Archives: 07/12/2012

Weekly Photo Challenge: Changing Seasons

“To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.” George Santayana

Weekly Photo Challenge: Changing Seasons... Fall

Weekly Photo Challenge: Changing Seasons… Fall

Weekly Photo Challenge: Changing Seasons... Winter

Weekly Photo Challenge: Changing Seasons… Winter

Ecclesiastes 3: 1-8
For everything there is a season, and a time for every purpose under heaven:
A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted;

Changing Seasons: I remember when I first moved to New York, the seasons changed in perfect order; fall, winter, spring and summer. Each season delineated by specific changes in the temperature and terrain. Like clockwork, we knew what to expect, wear, eat and see. With climate changes/global warming, our weather has become increasingly erratic. We now get 60 degree temps in December and hail in June…

Spring passes and one remembers one’s innocence. Summer passes and one remembers one’s exuberance. Autumn passes and one remembers one’s reverence. Winter passes and one remembers one’s perseverance.” Yoko Ono

Weekly Photo Challenge: Changing Seasons... Spring

Weekly Photo Challenge: Changing Seasons… Spring

Weekly Photo Challenge: Changing Seasons... Summer

Weekly Photo Challenge: Changing Seasons… Summer

A time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to break down, and a time to build up;
A time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance;

We never imagined hurricanes would soon become part of our regional experience… Seasons do change and sometimes in the strangest ways. For this challenge, I’m revisiting the essence of each of the seasons as I have captured them; choosing to remember them not as erratic or unpredictable as they have become. I’m thinking more carefully about climate change and its impact on our landscape, and it concerns me. Change is inevitable, I know, and we must remain flexible while working to protect our environment… What about you? How did you do this one? More below!

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