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Thursday, August 18, 2011

Favorite words for a favorite place......

 
It is not so much for its beauty that the forest makes a claim upon men's hearts, as for that subtle something, that quality of air that emanation from old trees, that so wonderfully changes and renews a weary spirit.
Robert Louis Stevenson

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Hidden in a back corner of the Jardim Botanico, Rio de Janeiro is this Grand Old Tree.  It is so tall and wide I could not get even a fourth of it in the lens.  The only way to see it – is to go to the gardens, walk to the right of the main gate and keep walking around the outer edge until you find it nestled among it taller, thinner cousins.   

17 comments:

  1. These tree is beautiful. And I love the quote.

    Match it

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  2. Great choice in photo and quote. I really enjoyed this quote.

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  3. Gorgeous tree with perfect quotes to match.

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  4. Wonderful tree and a great quotation to match it.

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  5. I agree that old trees do renew a weary spirit. And you found a great old tree to accompany the quote. :)

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  6. Gorgeous old tree,and words from one of my favorite authors.

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  7. Very nice Ginger! Love the quote too!

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  8. These go together like they were made for each other. Nice job.
    QMM

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  9. The tree looks like it is dancing in the ballet. It looks alive and vibrant for its age. Good choice of words to go with the photo.

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  10. Awe-inspiring photo and much truth in the quote!

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  11. Such a truism in my own life. Just looking at this picture brings a measure of peace.

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  12. that is a grand old tree. I love trees also and maybe the quote is a reason I love them so.

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  13. What a fabulous tree. I believe that forests have a spirit that soothes, can always feel it! Thanks for that quote, I hadn't heard it before.

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  14. Now that spendid tree is majestic and beautiful. Great shot....as always..lol.

    Hugs and Steady On
    Reggie Girl

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  15. What a fantastic tree. If only they could talk to us, they could tell so much.

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  16. Hiện cửa hàng có rất nhiều dòng sản phẩm hoa chúc mừng khai trương khác nhau từ hoa khai truong giá rẻ, đến hoa chúc mừng khai trương cửa hàng, công ty, hội nghị, tiệc , hoa đẹp chúc mừng công ty…

    Vòng hoa tang lễ đẹp – vòng hoa đám tang thành kính thương tiếc sẻ chia nỗi đau thương mất mát với gia đình. Hoa tang le viếng đám tang thay cho những lời nói chia buồn sâu sắc nhất

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