listen carefully


Have you ever heard the wonderful silence just before dawn? Or the quiet and calm just as a storm ends? Or perhaps you know the silence when you haven’t the answer to a question you’ve been asked, or the hush of a country road at night, or the expectant pause of a room full of people when someone is just about to speak, or, most beautiful of all, the moment after the door closes and you’re alone in the whole house? Each one is different, you know, and all very beautiful if you listen carefully.
– Norton Juster

i have a growing collection of road photos a lot like this one. every single one of these images reminds me of a place i’ve been and that there’s always something amazing around the corner if i’m willing to go look for it.

happy weekend, all

2 thoughts on “listen carefully

  • I often find myself awake at dawn and savour the silence. I live on a busy, major thoroughfare in Vancouver. The best kind of silence is when there is a pause in the traffic, it becomes the kind of silence in which I can hear myself …

  • i think i could sit and and gaze at this image for a good long while…
    {and the quote, i could read and re-read…oh yes}

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