The Rewards of the Simple Life

September 17, 2011

To find the air and the water exhilarating . . . sunset on Elliott Bay

“To find the universal elements enough; to find the air and the water exhilarating; to be refreshed by a morning walk or an evening saunter . . . to be thrilled by the stars at night; to be elated over a bird’s nest or a wildflower in spring — these are some of the rewards of the simple life.”
— John Burroughs, Leaf and Tendril

I was sauntering by the downtown Seattle waterfront just as the sun was setting by the ferry terminal on Elliott Bay.  A beautiful late summer evening.

Ferry Terminal at sunset, downtown Seattle

Sunset over Elliott Bay on Puget Sound

Ferry at sunset

2 Responses to “The Rewards of the Simple Life”

  1. Roberta Says:

    I too appreciate simplicity..

  2. Barbara Stahler Says:

    My goal-appreciate the moment-you captured some special ones-


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