The mystic realm of color

The whole world, as we experience it visually, comes to us through the mystic realm of color.
– Hans Hofmann

It was the most striking aspect of our afternoon hike at the Caloosahatchee Regional Park today – the colors. Cypress trees in brilliant oranges. Maples turned blazing red. Resurrection ferns bright green and open to the sun from the recent rains. A feast for the eyes on a sunny, clear, cool winter day. Beautiful trails. Quiet. Peaceful. Color.

Ralph Waldo Emerson once wrote “Nature always wears the colors of the spirit.

I think he was right. Do you?


One thought on “The mystic realm of color

  1. Wow.

    You know my phone can talk to other people better than your camera does, but I have to admit that my phone doesn’t take pictures as well as your camera. And then, of course, there’s your eye for pictures and all that…

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