28 May 2020

Hour of Pearl - Missoula, Montana

A quote resembling these pearl-ish blossoms admired on a recent mid-evening neighborhood stroll: “It is the hour of pearl — the interval between day and night when time stops and examines itself.” - John Steinbeck (1902-1968), from Cannery Row

27 May 2020

Last Best Lilacs - Missoula, Montana

"The true beloveds of this world are in their lover's eyes lilacs opening, ship lights, school bells, a landscape, remembered conversations, friends, a child's Sunday, lost voices, one's favorite suit, autumn and all seasons, memory, yes, it being the earth and water of existence, memory."