Sunday Morning

I love the natural world and I never ceased to see it. The beauty of trees and fields, of hills and streams, of the changing colours, of the small creatures so busy and occupied. My long hours walking or sitting in the field with my back against the wall, watching the clouds and the weather, allowed me some steadiness. It was because I knew all this would be there when I was not that I thought I could go. The world was beautiful. I was a speck in it.

Jeanette Winterson, Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? (Grove Press, March 6, 2012)

DK @ Daybreak. 6:00 to 7:05 am. September 19, 2021. 68° F & Breezy. Nantucket, MA.


  1. yes, I am in love with nature too.

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  2. There is nothing quite like the wonder of nature, a true gift.

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  3. I think I highlighted the same passage!
    And yes. Yes. Yes.

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  4. I’m quite a fan of Jeanette… For all those who would like to get to know her a bit more, I’d like to lead you to her website and her books. But first pls read her ‘about’ site, one of the most detailled and informative you can find:
    I started with her first book and took it from there. No regrets!

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  5. I was wondering where the lighthouse was – great photos! enjoy your time in Nantucket!

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  6. Reblogged this on It Is What It Is and commented:
    There’s more … “The world was beautiful. I was a speck in it.” — Jeanette Winterson, Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? (Grove Press, March 6, 2012).

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  7. and the natural colors will continue on long after us –

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  8. That beach is calling for me to walk on it.

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  9. I think it was Friday night when I thought, “Wait a minute, wait a minute.. someone’s missing.. omG! DK! He better be alright!” 🙂 It was even bettah — you were Nantucket-alright! 😉 (Lovely photos. Gonna check out the book link tomorrow.)

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  10. Fantastic…

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  11. A bit late to this party, pal, but no less appreciative. Wow and wow again. Nantucket suits you! ❤️

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