"All our progress is an unfolding, like the vegetable bud,
you have first an instinct, then an opinion,
then a knowledge, as the plant has root, bud and fruit.
Trust the instinct to the end,
though you can render no reason."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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BW is beautiful, even with these buds that will bring color.ReplyDelete
I'm looking forward to Spring color....but it's been snowing almost non-stop since Sunday night!!!Delete
Love the point of focus. Great shot.ReplyDelete
You come up with some amazing B&W!ReplyDelete
«Louis» is Wordless again this Wednesday...
Lovely quote and elegant shot for BWW ~ xoxoReplyDelete
artmusedog and carol
I love B&W!!!Delete
Great shot...love the focus and the quote is just perfect!ReplyDelete
JUst like the trees round here budding awayReplyDelete
This tree was actually in Grass Valley...Over the mountain range from us and definitely at a lower altitude!!!Delete
Beautiful b&w shot !ReplyDelete
I should look at trees here to see if there's any sign of buds.
We have Spring buds in Bishop...40 minutes away and 4000 feet lower altitude!!!Delete
Stunning and beautiful shot!!ReplyDelete
Thank you Marcy!!!Delete
«Louis» thanks you for linking with his Wordless Wednesday.ReplyDelete
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Tres jolie in black and white Chieftess, perfect bokeh!ReplyDelete
Really nice shot - Love the focus. I am enjoying the buds!! And really love your quote - might "borrow" it to use with a shot for my 365 project! Thanks for linking up!ReplyDelete
Frosted buds! How gorgeous.ReplyDelete