A Light From Within

“People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.”
― Elisabeth Kübler-Ross

Autumn grasses, Courthouse Square, McKinney, Texas

Oblique Strategy: Work at a different speed

I was driving up to McKinney for a photowalk, taking the route up the eastern side of the city. There were a couple of interesting looking taquerias, a line of small-time used-car dealers, and some place, little more than a shack, with a peeling sign that read:

Minnows
Worms
Picnic Supplies

Now, I know about a weekend fishing trip and how those things go together… this is Texas… but still….

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4 responses to “A Light From Within

  1. If you’ve never seen the very first episode of The Simpsons: Bart and Homer are fishing, and Bart has eaten all the baloney, and Homer is hungry… It wasn’t the Simpsons back then. It was a filler cartoon for an odd British woman’s variety show. Don’t recall the name.

    • Oh, that was The Tracey Ullman Show. I was a huge fan of Tracey Ullman and watched every episode. I looked back on one the other day – it was surprising how crude The Simpsons were drawn on there. You could tell right away that there was some real talent and insight, though.

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