Key to Life

“When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up.
I wrote down ‘happy’.
They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life.”
–John Lennon



Beauty and the Beast

For exercise, I take regular hikes through woody areas, some with paved paths; some are nothing more than deer trails.  Like many of us, I always have the ability to take an amateur picture… should I happen upon something that peaks my interest.

This is a case of strange beauty.  The rainbow effect spotted in the puddle of muddy water appeared to be oily.  I was disgusted by the idea of it and awed by its beauty all at once.  I will go back to the spot in the near future to determine the stuffs constitution.  It is my hope that the oily rainbow is an algae or some other natural phenomenon…..