Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Elevating the details

The secret of happiness lies in taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life, and in elevating them to art.
--William Morris (1834-1896), artist and writer.

[Photo of a locust borer on goldenrod blossoms. In the late summer, you'll find this attractive beetle feeding on the pollen of goldenrod. However, in the spring, its larvae bore into and threaten black locust trees. More info here.]

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