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Inspired by Flowers

Inspired by Flowers

 

Takoma, Washington blogger Paul S. Henderson is sponsoring a September contest for ActiveRain members. "I want to hear what inspires you". And, he has asked us to provide an inspiring quote. Since I am inspired by flowers, I thought a quote by Georgia O'Keeffe would be appropriate.

 

"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

 

I like to take photowalks in our home community and in public gardens. When you focus your attention and your camera on a beautiful flower or plant, it is easy to set aside the problems of the moment. So, you actually experience a bit of mental therapy without having to take the time or bear the expense of  meeting with a professional.

Give it a try to see if this works for you. All you need is your walking shoes, a pathway and your camera in hand. If you do not have any flowers to photograph, you can accomplish your goals by seeking the colors of autumn in your home community or during your travels. Allow yourself to be inspired by flowers. Nature has good messages for you.

 

Tropical Night Flowering Water Lilies, Nymphaea, 'Rose de Noche', Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA USA IMG 0466 Canon PowerShot G11 Camera Photograph by Roy Kelley  Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs

Tropical Night Flowering Water Lilies, Nymphaea, 'Rose de Noche',

Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA USA IMG 0466
Canon PowerShot G11 Camera
Photograph by Roy Kelley 
Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs

Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs

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Roy Kelley, Associate Broker

Realty Group Referrals (Retired from RE/MAX Realty Group)

6 Montgomery Village Ave., Suite 200

Gaithersburg, MD 20879

Main Office:  301-258-7757 (You will not reach me at this number)

Send an email message if you need my phone numbers. I will be happy to recommend a real estate professional if you are moving to the area.

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