With what is happening in the Gulf, it is hard for me to find joy. But somehow my photos show me there is still beauty. This post is centered around all the beauty found at the Palafox Market. So do as I do. Let the images transport you.
|"...rushing towards summer in a frenzy of exuberance."|
¸.•*´¨`♥ Joanne Harris (The Lollipop Shoes)
|"...each day should be spent finding beauty in flowers and poetry and talking to animals"|
¸.•*´¨`♥ Nicholas Sparks
|"...for this delicate little plant, aside from stimulation, stands mainly in need of freedom."|
¸.•*´¨`♥ Albert Einstein
|"Oh, today I finally overcame trying to fit the world in a picture frame... "|
¸.•*´¨`♥ John Mayer
|"The sunflower is mine, in a way."|
¸.•*´¨`♥ Vincent Van Gogh
|"They elongate on the pale slender stalks of their longing, like sunflowers with heavy heads."|
¸.•*´¨`♥ Barbara Kingsolver (The Poisonwood Bible)
|"An artist's only concern is to shoot for some kind of perfection, and on his own terms, not anyone else's."|
¸.•*´¨`♥ J.D. Salinger (Franny and Zooey)
And I ran into my neighbors on this particular day. Here is a photo of their little dog. I'm lucky to have this...she would not hold still for a photograph!