Life, if you keep chasing it so hard, will drive you to death. Time – when pursued like a bandit – will behave like one, always remaining one county or one room ahead of you, changing its name and hair color to elude you, slipping out the back door of the motel just as you’re banging through the lobby with your newest search warrant, leaving only a burning cigarette in the ashtray to taunt you. At some point you have to stop because it won’t. You have to admit that you can’t catch it. That you’re not supposed to catch it. At some point, you gotta let go and sit still and allow contentment to come to you.

Elizabeth Gilbert


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  • Sharon House
    Sharon Houseover 3 years ago

    Great capture, wonderful colours, and everso true words.
    Love this Maureen!!

  • That makes me smile :-)

    – Maureen Grobler

  • BasantSoni
    BasantSoniover 3 years ago

    Marvelous subject vis-a-vis..composition..

  • Thanks Basant :-)

    – Maureen Grobler

  • ArtFoto
    ArtFotoover 3 years ago

    Well composed…!

  • Thank you!

    – Maureen Grobler

  • yvesrossetti
    yvesrossettiover 3 years ago

    so amazingly geometric and human! you eye extracts pideces of the world to offer them on a precious tray… or frame!

  • Thank you for the great comment Yves :-)

    – Maureen Grobler

  • Silvia Ganora
    Silvia Ganoraabout 3 years ago

    Really like how you composed this. Great shot! I enjoyed you Italy portfolio a lot: I live in Northern Piedmont and Cannobio is not very far from me.

  • I’m so glad you did Silvia! I LOVED my 1 day in Italy… haha – it’s actually funny it you think that I only had one day there. I have always loved everything Italian, it started with my first bowl of lasagne (which was probably not even the real thing ;-)) and it has stayed with me all my life. One day I will go there for a proper holiday… Your photos are beautiful – will have to spend some more time in your RB corner :-)

    – Maureen Grobler

  • Silvia Ganora
    Silvia Ganoraabout 3 years ago

    @Maureen – Lol! Wishing you a longer stay in Italy! Glad you like my photos :) Ciao!

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