Fern Cove Preserve on Vashon Island in Puget Sound. For Jez’s Water Water Everywhere.
Yesterday the sun was bright. Welcome after a cold rainy period.
A gallery of reflections from a trip to Guilin China in May of 2019. Beautiful area, May is rainy season, so there were plenty of reflections, even on the walkways. It is on my list to go back at a different time of year. Alas.
A more philosophical reflection
Answer versus solution
I remember a conversation with my father-in-law where he, a PhD mechanical engineer, expounded on the difference between a solution and an answer. I believe the conversation came up with regard to some, rather esoteric, topic related to computers and their ability to solve problems, numerical integration maybe? it was an awfully long time ago. His point, which was totally correct, was that the computer can give you an answer, but not a solution.Continue reading Random reflections
For Becky of WInchester’s July Squares: Perspective.
This was harder than I thought. I didn’t know what the word really meant and had to look it up. Going through my pictures I realized that I have some serene baggage.
My five elements of serenity:
- It needs light, but also an edge of darkness.
- It needs to have sky in it, but not perfectly clear.
- It needs water in it, unruffled water.
- It needs to have land in it.
- It needs life in it.
I am not sure why I like my sky cloudy and my water smooth. But for every rule there is an exception:
Then of course there is his Serene Highness:
Aren’t dictionaries great?
In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Serenity.”