lips logo 365 Molly's Daily Kiss365 Pictures a Year

Afternoon sunlight bursts through trees

Day 192 – Bursts of summer

“And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.” ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald
Twisted out of shape tree branches reflected in water

Day 174 – Out of shape

“The world around me and my past seem far away and distorted, as if time and space were taffy being stretched and looped and twisted out of shape.” ~ Daniel Keyes 
Looking up through oak trees to the blue skies

Day 165 – Character

"A tree against the sky possesses the same interest, the same character, the same expression as the figure of a human." ~ Georges Rouault 
Dappled sunlight through tree in black and white

Day 154 – June poetry

“To read a poem in January is as lovely as to go for a walk in June” ~ Jean Paul Sartre 
Winter trees reflected in rippling stream water

Day 55 – Rippling

There is a tiny brook that wends its way As it twists and it turns, where'er it may; And over each glistening stone it brings To us the rippling song that it sings. ~ Gertrude Tooley Buckingham This little stream…
Looking up through the winter trees in the woods

Day 51 – Beautiful Woods

“How quiet the woods are today... not a murmur except that soft wind putting in the treetops! It sounds like surf on a faraway shore. How dear the woods are! You beautiful trees! I love every one of you as…
Black and white of large oak tree in the morning february mists

Day 49 – February mists

"Thick February mists cling heavily To the dead earth and to each leafless tree, And closer down upon the hilltops draw, Dull forecasts there of bright, sure-coming spring; Yet the heart gathers hope and strange delight From this dear, unlovely,…
Reflection of trees in river with winter fog

Day 34 – Winter Adventure

"We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open." ~ Jawaharlal Nehru And you don't…
Frost white trees against blue skies. undress

Day 24 – Undress

It is a spur that one feels at this season more than at any other. How nimbly you step forth! The woods roar, the waters shine, and the hills look invitingly near. You do not miss the flowers and the…
Frost covered trees reflected in the frozen ice of a puddle

Day 6 – Rooted in ice

The leaves hop, scraping on the ground. It is deep January. The sky is hard. The stalks are firmly rooted in ice. It is in this solitude, a syllable, Out of these gawky flitterings, Intones its single emptiness, The savagest…
Abstract composite image of winter woodlands

Day 4 – Woodlands

“if something is there, you can only see it with your eyes open, but if it isn't there, you can see it just as well with your eyes closed. That's why imaginary things are often easier to see than real…
Winter sun burtsing through the trees and sparkling on the water in the stream

Day 3 – Winter Sun

"The days are short The sun a spark Hung thin between The dark and dark." ~ John Updike There is nothing quite so welcome in my life this time of year as winter sun. It might not be strong enough…