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Postcard from Up North

Absence diminishes commonplace passions and increases great ones, as the wind extinguishes candles and kindles fire. ~ Francois, duc de La Rochefoucauld

(Another reflection on the bay, its own version of red, white, and blue.)

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  1. Tom on June 29, 2012 at 9:13 AM

    A beautiful photograph and an inspiring and enlightening quote. A basic insight to help discernment–detach and see what diminishes and what deepens and grows. Thanks for the beauty and the wisdom.

  2. Bill B. on June 29, 2012 at 10:11 AM

    You have a wonderful eye!

  3. Diane Nassir (My maternal grandmother was an Abowd) on June 29, 2012 at 10:59 AM

    A spectacular photograph and fascinating quote. Thank you.

  4. Paula on June 29, 2012 at 11:37 AM

    So true, Maureen.

    Beautiful photo. You live in a wonderful place.

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