Fire.

August 25, 2012 § Leave a comment

“The fire. The odor of burning juniper is the sweetest fragrance on the face of the earth, in my honest judgment; I doubt if all the smoking censers of Dante’s paradise could equal it. One breath of juniper smoke, like the perfume of sagebrush after rain, evokes in magical catalysis, like certain music, the space and light and clarity and piercing strangeness of the American West. Long may it burn.”  – Edward Abbey

 

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Valley of Fire State Park Sunrise

http://www.panoramio.com/photo/6575492

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“[…] each of us is born with a box of matches inside us but we can’t strike them all by ourselves” – Laura Esquivel

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Leaving the Valley of Fire

http://www.retzercariaga.com/photo.php?id=113

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“I’d thought once, actually, of taking your mind, if you asked. I’d thought I could help you fall asleep at night.”
He opened his mouth to say something. Shut it again. His face closed for a moment, his unreadable mask falling into place. He spoke softly. “But that wouldn’t be fair; for after I slept you’d be left awake, with no one to help you sleep.”  – Kristin Cashore

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Fire Wave Valley of Fire State Park

http://www.paradise-fall.com/html/Valley%20of%20Fire%20State%20Park

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“A book, too, can be a star, a living fire to lighten the darkness, leading out into the expanding universe.”  – Madeleine L”Engle

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