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Karin Lisa Atkinson
Attended Canada, China, USA
Lives in Los Angeles
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I create peace.
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I enjoy creating my life. 

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I enjoy creating peace in my life.
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  • Canada, China, USA
    Ottawa Tech High School of Commerce: Honors Graduate Program in Fine Arts, Photography and Advanced Science / Algonquin College: School of Advanced Technology / Ottawa Carleton University: Faculty of Engineering and Design / Beijing China Language and Culture University / Beijing Film Academy / Beijing Technology and Business University
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Lisa Atkinson
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Writer, Photographer, Filmmaker (Digital Visual Effects & Animation). Technologist ~ Film, Future Tech and Clean Tech
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"Milagra : Miracle"  
by Karin Lisa Atkinson
"It's your road, and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you."
~ Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī, 1207-1273
(Born: Vakhsh, Tajikistan)

"Out of difficulties grow miracles."
~ Jean de la Bruyere, 1645-1696
(Born: Paris, France)

"That's what's important really... Learning how to be what the Creator created you to be. Face your truth."
~ Richard Wagamese (Ojibway) 1955 -
(Born: Wabasseemoong First Nation, Ontario, Canada)
Quote excerpt from: "Keeper'n Me"

"See, when we get sent out into the world we come here carryin' two sets of gifts. The gifts of the father an' gifts of the mother. The two human bein's that made our life. We came here carryin' those two sets of gifts, each one equal to the other. But sometimes the world gets hold of us and makes us see diff'rent way. We get told as men that we gotta be strong, gotta be fearless. Lotta us kinda start ignorin' the gifts of our mother. Go through life just usin' gifts of our father. Bein' tough, makin' our own plans, livin' in the head. But if you do that you can't be wholee on accounta you gotta use both of them equal setsa gifts to live right, to fill out the circle of your own life. Be complete. Gotta use the mother's gifts too. Like gentleness an' nurturin' livin' in the heart."
~ Richard Wagamese (Ojibway) 1955 -
(Born: Wabasseemoong First Nation, Ontario, Canada)
Quote excerpt from: "Keeper'n Me"

"Miracles are a retelling in small letters of the very same story which is written across the whole world in letters too large for some of us to see."
~ C. S. Lewis, 1898-1963
(Born: 1898, Belfast, Ireland)

"Miracles occur naturally as expressions of love. The real miracle is the love that inspires them. In this sense everything that comes from love is a miracle."
~ Marianne Williamson, 1952-
(Born: Houston, Texas, USA)

"We need mystery. Creator in her wisdom knew this. Mystery fills us with awe and wonder. They are the foundations of humility, and humility is the foundation of all learning. So we do not seek to unravel this. We honour it by letting it be that way forever."
~ Richard Wagamese (Ojibway) 1955 -
(Born: Wabasseemoong First Nation, Ontario, Canada)
Quote excerpt from: "Indian Horse"

"As my mind can conceive of more good, the barriers and blocks dissolve. My life becomes full of little miracles popping up out of the blue."
~ Louise L. Hay, 1926-
(Born: Los Angeles, California, USA)

"If future generations are to remember us more with gratitude than sorrow, we must achieve more than just the miracles of technology. We must also leave them a glimpse of the world as it was created, not just as it looked when we got through with it."
~ Lyndon B. Johnson, 1908-1973
(Born: Stonewall, Texas, USA)


"Milagra : Miracle" 
by Karin Lisa Atkinson
http://karinlisaatkinson.blogspot.com
Story: "Milagra" is a 3 week old rescued horse, given love.
Location: Taos Pueblo lands, New Mexico, USA 
Camera: Sony DSC-RX100M2 (pocket camera) 
Conditions: Natural light, no flash, no tripod

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sometimes the creator calls us to take lead of a specific need, you are fulfilling that calling. bless the beasts and bless the children, an honorable path you walk in life's circle
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Europe Campaign Launch: The indigenous people of Beaver Lake Cree Nation live on the beautiful territories of Alberta in Canada. But their homeland is on the front lines of destructive tar sands mining. In order to stop this industrial savagery on their lands, they have taken the Canadian government and the province of Alberta to court in a landmark case. 

Learn more: www.grrrowd.org/projects/draw-the-line-against-tar-sands-devastation

In their fight against runaway tar sands extraction, the Beaver Lake Cree Nation is suing the Canadian government and the province of Alberta. You can support their David-and-Goliath, yet winnable, effort through their new crowdfunding campaign. Your donation will help them to stop the massive destruction of boreal forest and pollution of precious drinking water for humans and animals.

Their lawsuit is based on violation of constitutionally guaranteed treaty rights to "hunt, fish and trap in perpetuity." Tar sands mining and other resource extraction have devastated indigenous peoples' ability to maintain their culture and way of life. 

The caribou in the region are already on the verge of extinction. Many scientists warn that the massive destruction of the boreal forest and the carbon released by heavy oil projects may irreversibly push our planet past the tipping point of climate change. As Crystal Lameman has said, "If you drink water, or breathe air, this is about you."
 
But the Beaver Lake Cree Nation cannot do this alone. Canadian law is on their side, but litigation is expensive. Success would make it much harder, if not impossible, to expand tar sands projects over the objections of the indigenous peoples in the region. Please give generously to support their effort. 

Learn more in this article by Crystal Lameman in The Guardian (UK)
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/keep-it-in-the-ground-blog/2015/apr/08/life-above-alberta-tar-sands-why-were-taking-government-to-court?

Big shout out to 350.org Europe - now the ambassadors to the Beaver Lake Cree campaign on Grrrowd.org! 

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The indigenous people of Beaver Lake Cree Nation live on the beautiful territories of Alberta in Canada. But their homeland is on the front lines of destructive tar sands mining. In order to stop this industrial savagery on their lands, they have taken the Canadian government and the province of Alberta to court in a landmark case. Your donation will help them to stop the massive destruction of boreal forest and pollution of precious drinking wa...
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"Smile, Every Day is Earth Day" 
by Karin Lisa Atkinson
"When the last tree is cut, the last fish is caught, and the last river is polluted; when to breathe the air is sickening, you will realize, too late, that wealth is not in bank accounts and that you cannot eat money."
~ Alanis Obomsawin, 1932-
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alanis_Obomsawin
(Born: Abenaki Territory (New Hampshire) then moved to Odanak Abenaki First Nations reserve in Centre-du-Québec region, near Montréal Canada)
Quote: From collection of essay published by Ralph Osborne in 1972 titled “Who is the Chairman of This Meeting?”, from the chapter “Conversations with North American Indians”.


"Realize that we as human beings have been put on this earth for only a short time and that we must use this time to gain wisdom, knowledge, respect and the understanding for all human beings since we are all relatives. / Love one another and help one another."
"ka-kí-kiskéyihtétan óma, namoya kinwés maka aciyowés pohko óma óta ka-hayayak wasétam askihk, ékwa ka-kakwéy miskétan kiskéyihtamowin, iyinísiwin, kistéyitowin, mina nánisitotatowin kakiya ayisiniwak, ékosi óma kakiya ka-wahkotowak / sákihitók mina wicíhitók."
~ Plains Cree Elders quote
Quote from Saskatchewan Indian Cultural Centre (SICC) www.sicc.sk.ca/plains-cree-elders-quotes.html


“Keep close to Nature’s heart ... and break clear away, once in a while, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean./ I only went out for a walk, and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in."
~ John Muir, 1838-1914
(Born: Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland)


“A true conservationist is a human who knows that the world is not given by his ancestors, but borrowed from his children."
~ John James Audubon, 1785-1851
(Born: Les Cayes, Haiti)


"Smile, Every Day is Earth Day" 
by Karin Lisa Atkinson
www.karinlisaatkinson.blogspot.com
Location: Munan Gumburu, Paluma and Crystal Creek Rainforest (Australia). Traditional home of Nywaigi Aboriginal people in 1989 designated a 'World Heritage Wet Tropics Area'.
Camera: Nikon Coolpix (pocket camera)  
Conditions: Natural light, Wind, storm, no flash, no tripod

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Every day IS earth day....
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"Rain Forest, Mist Story"
by Karin Lisa Atkinson
"We are all visitors to this time, this place. We are just passing through. Our purpose here is to observe, to learn, to grow, to love... and then we return home."
~ Aboriginal (Australia) proverb

"Those who lose dreaming are lost."

"Sometimes I go about pitying myself 
And all the while
I am being carried across the sky 
By beautiful clouds."
~ Ojibway (Canada) proverb

by Karin Lisa Atkinson
www.karinlisaatkinson.blogspot.com
Location: Munan Gumburu, Paluma and Crystal Creek Rainforest (Australia). Traditional home of Nywaigi Aboriginal people in 1989 designated a 'World Heritage Wet Tropics Area'.
Camera: Nikon Coolpix (pocket camera)  
Conditions: Natural light, Wind, storm, no flash, no tripod

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"Green Love, Everyday Storms"
by Karin Lisa Atkinson
“The work of the eyes is done. Go now and do the heart-work on the images imprisoned within you."

"I live my life in widening circles that reach out across the world / Let everything happen to you / Beauty and terror / Just keep going / No feeling is final / To love is good, too: love being difficult. For one human being to love another: that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation. / Love consists of this: two solitudes that meet, protect and greet each other."
~ Rainer Maria Rilke
1875-1926
(Born: Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary)

“Stories are wondrous things. And they are dangerous / The truth about stories is, that's all we are / You have to be careful with the stories you tell. And you have to watch out for the stories that you are told / There are no truths. Only stories."
~ Thomas King, 1943- (Cherokee/mix)
(Born: Sacramento, California)
Excerpts from: "The Truth About Stories: A Native Narrative"


"Green Love, Everyday Storms"
by Karin Lisa Atkinson
www.karinlisaatkinson.blogspot.com
Location: Munan Gumburu ("misty mountain") Mount Spec (Paluma, Australia). Traditional home of Nywaigi Aboriginal people in 1989 designated a 'World Heritage Wet Tropics Area'.
Camera: Nikon Coolpix (pocket camera)  
Conditions: Dawn light, Wind, storm, no flash, no tripod

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+mary g Cadigan Yes, no makes-overs required. I enjoy the variety and diversity of this special planet ... we are here for a planetary stay, might as well enjoy the visit. 
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April 25th UPDATE: "You may have heard in national news reports in recent days that legislators in both houses of Congress have initiated bills to order Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew to begin the process of putting a woman on the $20 bill by selecting a citizens panel to choose the honoree. They said they were inspired by the outpouring of support for our grassroots campaign. We are both humbled and gratified. But the change we’re seeking does not require an act of Congress, just the say-so of the President or the Treasury Secretary. If one day these bills are signed into law, it will be further affirmation of a nation’s desire to take a small but important step closer to closing the gender equality gap and truly valuing women for their accomplishments and contributions throughout history."

Thanks for your participation,
~ The Women On 20s Team
http://www.womenon20s.org

Women on the $20 bill ~ VOTE
The Candidates:
WILMA MANKILLER (1945 - 2010)
“Prior to my election, Cherokee girls would have never thought that they might grow up and become chief.”
Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation and first elected female Chief of a Native nation in modern times. Her 10-year administration, from 1985-1995, revitalized the Nation through extensive community development, self-help, education and healthcare programs for the Cherokee Nation’s 300,000 citizens.

ELEANOR ROOSEVELT (1884 - 1962)
“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”
Redefined the role of First Lady. Used her newspaper column, radio and speeches to champion civil and women's rights, often in opposition to her husband FDR’s policies. As a UN delegate and “First Lady of the World,” she drafted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Read more.

HARRIET TUBMAN (C.1822 - 1913)
“Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world."
Born a slave, she fled North to freedom, later making 19 trips back to the South as an Underground Railroad conductor, leading some 300 slaves to freedom. A nurse during the Civil War, she served the Union army as a scout and spy. She was active in the women's suffrage movement after the war. Read more. 

ROSA PARKS (1913 - 2005)
“I would like to be remembered as a person who wanted to be free... so other people would be also free.”
Saluted by Congress as the “first lady of civil rights,” she challenged racial segregation by refusing to give up her bus seat to a white man. Her arrest, and the ensuing Montgomery bus boycott, became symbols in the struggle for racial equality and civil rights in the United States. 

More about the candidates: www.womenon20s.org/candidates
Women On 20s aims to compel historic change by convincing President Obama that NOW is the time to put a woman's face on our paper currency. But who should it be? We believe that's for you, the public, to decide from a slate of inspiring American women heroes.
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+Grant Martin Women birth change, human life is birthed through woman - so it is important that girls feel their value and are nurtured as the life giving treasures they are.
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"Spring on the Rio Grande"
by Karin Lisa Atkinson
“Quiet is peace. Tranquility.
Quiet is turning down the volume knob on life."
~ Khaled Hosseini, 1965-
(Born: Kabul, Afghanistan)

"... Our forefathers bore the suffering and the pain 
Because they knew if they gave up 
And were not able to overcome 
There would be no granddaughter or grandson 
They had to navigate the storm 
To ensure you their child would be born 
And now its your turn to carry on 
To help the spirits waiting for so long 
To come to earth 
To give them birth 
Our ancestors did not falter 
For 30,000 years 
They lived that you might also know 
The secrets of the stars above 
The wisdom of the earth below 
So now I urge you to keep the circle strong 
Tomorrow will bring a brighter dawn ..."
~ Duke Redbird (Ojibwe) 1939-
(Born: Saugeen First Nation, Ontario, Canada)
Excerpt from the poem" You Belong ... "

"Have you ever heard the wonderful silence just before the dawn? Or the quiet and calm just as a storm ends? Or perhaps you know the silence when you haven't the answer to a question you've been asked, or the hush of a country road at night, or the expectant pause of a room full of people when someone is just about to speak, or, most beautiful of all, the moment after the door closes and you're alone in the whole house? Each one is different, you know, and all very beautiful if you listen carefully."
~ Norton Juster, 1929 -
(Born: Brooklyn, New York City)


"Spring on the Rio Grande"
by Karin Lisa Atkinson
http://karinlisaatkinson.blogspot.com
Camera: Sony DSC-RX100M2 (pocket camera) 
Conditions: Natural light, no flash, no tripod
Date: April 27th, 2015
Location: Rio Grande, Embudo, New Mexico, USA
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Embudo,_New_Mexico
and
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rio_Grande

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Ah, looks fantastic..one day - when I get over my fear of flying, I will visit this :)
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"Energy Efficiency" 
by Karin Lisa Atkinson
"It seems to me that we are living in a time of prophecy, a time of definitions and decisions. We are the generation with the responsibilities and the option to choose the The Path of Life for the future of our children , or, the life and path which defies the Laws of Regeneration. / We can still alter our course. It is not too late. We still have options. We need the courage to change our values to the regeneration of our families, the life that surrounds us. Given this opportunity, we can raise ourselves. We must join hands with the rest of Creation and speak of Common Sense, Responsibility, Brotherhood, and PEACE. We must understand that The Law is the Seed and only as True Partners can we survive."
~ Oren Lyons (Jo Ag Quis Ho), 1930-
Iroquois (Chief) and Faithkeeper
Turtle Clan of Onandaga Nation
(Born: Seneca and Onondaga reservation, New York)

“Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed.” 
~ Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, 1869-1948
(Born: Porbandar, India)

“The question is whether any civilization can wage relentless war on life without destroying itself, and without losing the right to be called civilized.”
~ Rachel Louise Carson, 1907-1964
(Born: Springdale, Pennsylvania, USA)

"When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favour. / We're running the most dangerous experiment in history right now, which is to see how much carbon dioxide the atmosphere... can handle before there is an environmental catastrophe."
~ Elon Musk, 1971-
(Born: Pretoria, South Africa)

“Water and air, the two essential fluids on which all life depends, have become global garbage cans.”
~ Jacques-Yves Cousteau, 1910-1997
(Born: Saint-André-de-Cubzac, France)

“If a man walks in the woods for love of them half of each day, he is in danger of being regarded as a loafer; but if he spends his whole day as a speculator, shearing off those woods and making the earth bald before her time, he is esteemed an industrious and enterprising citizen.”
~ Henry David Thoreau, 1817-1862
(Born: Concord, Massachusetts, USA)


"Energy Efficiency" 
by Karin Lisa Atkinson
http://karinlisaatkinson.blogspot.com
Location: El Prado, Taos County, New Mexico
Camera: Sony DSC-RX100M2 (pocket camera) 
Conditions: Natural light, no flash, no tripod

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+jeffrey thieken Yes, it is amazing ... what technology is new, shiny and futuristic  people emotionally and financially invest in ... flash forward a few years and often the technology and way of doing things seems so primitive.
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"Taos Dawn"
by Karin Lisa Atkinson
"In the magnificent fierce morning of New Mexico one sprang awake, a new part of the soul woke up suddenly, and the old world gave way to a new."
~ D. H. Lawrence, 1885-1930
(Born: Eastwood, United Kingdom)

"When you take a flower in your hand and really look at it, it's your world for the moment. I want to give that world to someone else. Most people in the city rush around so, they have no time to look at a flower. I want them to see it whether they want to or not."
~ Georgia O'Keeffe, 1887-1986
(Born: Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, U.S.A)

"O our Mother the Earth,
O our Father the Sky,
Your children are we,
and with tired backs
We bring you the gifts you love.
Then weave for us a garment of brightness;
May the warp be the white light of morning,
May the weft be the red light of evening,
May the fingers be the falling rain,
May the border be the standing rainbow.
Thus weave for us a garment of brightness,
That we may walk fittingly
where the grass is green,
O our Mother, the Earth,
O our Father the Sky."
~ Tewa 'Song of the Sky Loom'
(Over 1,000 years old, Taos Pueblo)
http://www.taospueblo.com/history

"Taos Dawn"
by Karin Lisa Atkinson
http://karinlisaatkinson.blogspot.com
Location: Taos Pueblo lands, New Mexico, USA 
April 21, 2015 (plants are desert sage)
Camera: Sony DSC-RX100M2 (pocket camera) 
Conditions: Dawn, natural light, no flash, no tripod

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+Tee J M. You are welcome :-) Another beautiful morning here on Taos Pueblo lands :-) 
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"Deep Breath of Life"  
by Karin Lisa Atkinson
"It was passed from one bird to another, the whole gift of the day ... I stayed suspended and green between sun and geography ... I saw how wings worked, how perfumes are transmitted by feathery telegraph, and from above I saw the path ..."
~ Pablo Neruda, 1904-1073
(Born: Parral, Maule Region, Chile)

"We die containing a richness of lovers and tribes, tastes we have swallowed, bodies we have plunged into and swum up as if rivers of wisdom, characters we have climbed into as if trees, fears we have hidden in as if caves." / “All I ever wanted was a world without maps." 
~ Michael Ondaatje, 1943-
(Born: Colombo, Sri Lanka)

"For I have known you when your forests were mine; when they gave me my meat and my clothing. I have known you in your streams and rivers where your fish flashed and danced in the sun, where the waters said 'come, come and eat of my abundance.' I have known you in the freedom of the winds. And my spirit, like the winds, once roamed your good lands."
~  Chief Dan George, 1899-1981
Birth name: Geswanouth Slahoot
Birthplace and Chief: Tsleil-Waututh Nation,
Coast Salish, Burrard Inlet,
District of North Vancouver, BC, Canada


"Deep Breath of Life"
by Karin Lisa Atkinson
www.karinlisaatkinson.blogspot.com
Location: Munan Gumburu, Paluma and Crystal Creek Rainforest (Australia). Traditional home of Nywaigi Aboriginal people in 1989 designated a 'World Heritage Wet Tropics Area'.
Camera: Nikon Coolpix (pocket camera)  
Conditions: Dawn light, Wind, storm, no flash, no tripod



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"Blue Inspiration, Everyday, Sunrise"
by Karin Lisa Atkinson
"Inspiration comes from within yourself. One has to be positive. When you're positive, good things happen."
~ Deep Roy (Mohinder Purba), 1957-
(Born: Nairobi, Kenya, Africa)

"I get inspiration from my everyday life."
~ Hayao Miyazaki, 1941-
(Born: Bunkyō, Tokyo, Japan)

"Creation often / needs two hearts/ one to root / and one to flower / One to sustain / in time of drought / and hold fast / against winds of pain / the fragile bloom / that in the glory / of its hour / affirms a heart / unsung, unseen."
~ Marilou Awiakta, 1936 -
(Eastern Band Cherokee)
(Born: Knoxville, Tennessee)
Excerpt from poem: "Mother Root"

"Just don't give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don't think you can go wrong."
~ Ella Fitzgerald, 1917-1996
(Born: Newport News, Virginia, USA)

"We need to reach that happy stage of our development when differences and diversity are not seen as sources of division and distrust, but of strength and inspiration."
~ Kavu Iloilo, 1920-2011 
(Birth name: Ratu Josefa Iloilovatu Uluivuda)
(Title: Tui Vuda paramount chief of the Vuda)
(Title: President of Fiji, 2000-2009)
(Born: Vuda, Ba, Fiji)

"I decided that it was not wisdom that enabled poets to write their poetry, but a kind of instinct or inspiration, such as you find in seers and prophets who deliver all their sublime messages without knowing in the full meaning."
~ Socrates (Σωκράτης), 469-399 BC
(Born: Athens, Greece)

"I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain."
~ Frank Lloyd Wright, 1867-1959
(Born: Richland Center, Wisconsin, USA)

"Blue Inspiration, Everyday, At Sunrise"
by Karin Lisa Atkinson www.karinlisaatkinson.blogspot.com
Location: Shire of Thuringowa (Australia)
Camera: Nikon Coolpix (pocket camera)  
Conditions: Dawn light, Wind, storm, no flash, no tripod

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+Benoit St-Pierre Pick a colour that inspires you - and imagine that colour in the sky, ocean, or glint of sunrise. Inspiration is all around, in every colour, shadows and shades.
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"Illuminated Clear Shadows"
by Karin Lisa Atkinson
"We have to decide in our lives what is really of importance to us and what is not. And simplify... the wonder... takes over our life more and more, so we lose interest in other things which previously had seemed so important to us."
~ Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo, 1943 -
(Born: Hertfordshire, England)

“We must strive to be like the moon.' An old man in Kabati repeated this sentence often... the adage served to remind people to always be on their best behaviour and to be good to others. [S]he said that people complain when there is too much sun and it gets unbearably hot, and also when it rains too much or when it is cold. But, no one grumbles when the moon shines. Everyone becomes happy and appreciates the moon in their own special way. Children watch their shadows and play in its light, people gather at the square to tell stories and dance through the night. A lot of happy things happen when the moon shines. These are some of the reasons why we should want to be like the moon.”
~ Ishmael Beah, 1980 - 
(Born: Mattru Jong, Sierra Leone)

“The moon is a loyal companion. It never leaves. It’s always there, watching, steadfast, knowing us in our light and dark moments, changing forever just as we do. Every day it’s a different version of itself. Sometimes weak and wan, sometimes strong and full of light. The moon understands what it means to be human.” 
~ Tahereh Mafi, 1988 -
(Born: Connecticut, USA)

"In this ceremony
Of wind song and dance
New life is born"
~ Lee Maracle, 1950 -
(Salish and Cree, member Stó:lō Nation)
(Born: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada)

“Each one of us was created out of the dust of the earth, not thousands of years ago, but within the last few years." 
~ Edwin Emery Slosson, 1865-1929
(Born: Albany, Kansas, USA)


"Illuminated Clear Shadows"
by Karin Lisa Atkinson
http://karinlisaatkinson.blogspot.com
Location: Santa Barbara, California 
Camera: Sony DSC-RX100M2 (pocket camera) 
Conditions: Sunset, natural light, no flash, no tripod

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That's a wonderful life. +Karin Lisa Atkinson My best wishes to you.
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