Happy Earth Day!



We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.  ~Native American Proverb



Reflection, Maroon Bells, Aspen

Reflection, Maroon Bells, Aspen



Uluru and the Outback, Australia

Uluru and the Outback, Australia


The earth is what we all have in common. ~ Wendell Berry



Sunset, Okavanga Delta, Botswana

Sunset, Okavanga Delta, Botswana



“What’s the use of a fine house if you haven’t got a tolerable planet to put it on?”~Henry David Thoreau



Aspens, Colorado

Aspens, Colorado



Heading Home, Botswana

Heading Home, Botswana



Look deep into nature and then you will understand everything better. ~ Albert Einstein




Rocks at Toulomne Meadows, Yosemite

Rocks at Toulomne Meadows, Yosemite



Sunset and Palms, South Carolina

Sunset and Palms, South Carolina

“Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books.” ~ John Lubbock



Half Dome, Yosemite

Half Dome, Yosemite



The Great Barrier Reef, Australia

The Great Barrier Reef, Australia


Dawn and Palms, Bahamas

Dawn and Palms, Bahamas



When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world. ~ John Muir



Nature's Finest

Nature’s Finest

Every Day is Earth Day.  

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  1. I don’t get tired looking at your photos. They are always well-executed.

  2. Jane -Your photo ‘Aspens, Colorado’ to me feels interactive.. like I am breathing in the clean fresh air there. ‘Maroon Bells’ is stunning reflection of the snow. . Barrier reef – fab composition w clouds & a tough get I would imagine through airplane window. Beautiful set! Dsup

  3. Beautiful shots! Loved this post on Earth day!

  4. Photos to make us think about & appreciate our surroundings! AB

  5. Really love the John Muir quote and all the beauty of nature. Great shots, Jane.

  6. Beautiful photos and beautiful quotes to go with them! And you’re right, every day is Earth Day.

  7. I grew up in Aspen and still am awestruck at the beauty of Maroon Bells. Great shots.

  8. Wonderful pictures and wonderful quotations. What a heady mix

  9. I absolutely loved Uluru and the Outback! You’ve seen a lot of the earth, Jane Lurie, and done a beautiful job of capturing its extraordinary beauty. Thank you for sharing!

  10. you are good at this….. really really good at this……… thanks for sharing

  11. Magnificent, fantastic and stunning photos. Thank you for sharing with me. 🙂

  12. Jane. Thanks for the reminders of the beautiful things we have seen on our travels, and more that we would enjoy! What wonders God had wrought on this earth for us!
    Ann Spencer

  13. You have captured the magnificence of Mother Nature

  14. Thanks for the beautiful tour, especially on Earth Day.

  15. Amazing shots Jane! My favorite ist “Rocks at Toulomne Meadows, Yosemite”
    lg Günter

  16. Beautiful Jane, especially like the half dome shot. Happy Earth Day to you too 🙂

  17. WOW…fabulous topic….fabulous photos!! U truly have a great eye!!! The Botswana pix especially incredible!! All Just amazing!!

  18. Terrific pictures Jane! Simply awesome!

  19. Spectacular photographs and quotes. My favourite photo is the first one and my favourite quote is the Native American proverb. Happy Earth Day!

  20. Thanx and same to you Jane! All the images are jaw-dropping! Amazing set!

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