20 September 2012

Call Me Misty

...cobwebs glittering in the mists of time... Mark Twain

My little spirit, see, sits in a foggy cloud, and stays for me. William Shakespeare

...purple mist charming to the eye... Mark Twain

There is a way out of every dark mist, over a rainbow trail. Robert Motherwell

...wrapped in a ghostly mantle of mist... Mark Twain

...the mists hung down their gauzy curtains... Mark Twain

Some of Mr. Bierstadt's mountains swim in a lustrous, pearly mist. Mark Twain

I get misty, just holding your hand.  Johnny Burke

...a yellow mist - as airy and beautiful as the bridal veil of a princess... Mark Twain

...to feel the fog in my throat, the mist in my face... Robert Browning

Great achievements are accomplished in a blessed, warm fog.  Joseph Conrad

...a tinted mist of magnificent dreams... Mark Twain


  1. I never realized Mark Twain had so much to say about mists ... he seems to have loved them too.

    These photos are all so lovely and soft and shadowed, so pearly and mysterious-looking. They make me want to be in the mountains.

    P.S. Looking again, it seems to me that the pines are an absolutely perfect visual accompaniment to the mist. Their dark, upright prickliness makes an amazing visual counterpoint with the softness and shadow.

  2. You have no shortage of scenic wonder where you live.

  3. Oh my it seems you bring misty to my eyes, with such beauty just waiting to be seized...!

  4. The fog shots are extremely beautiful! I love the light.

  5. Have you ever been to the Rocky Mountains in British Columbia? Everytime we drive through Rogers Pass I look at them like I am looking for the first time. I don't want to ever take that view for granted! Your photos are breath taking!

  6. Those are mysterious and beautiful photos. I love the quotes that you chose. I'm glad that I figured out that there would often be a pearl of wisdom if I held my mouse over a photo! You really know how to capture gorgeous shapes within the mist - which is what makes these photos so special.

  7. Wow! Amazing shots :)
    We still have some autumn flowers where I live, but most of the flowers are whitering or gone.

  8. How glorious. Thanks for brightening my day


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