Human life is short. Short when compared to the lifespan of our species. Short against the existence of our world, our planet. And a mere blip in the vastness of universe.
But to us humans, the time we have is everything. We have this one chance to live, to love, to learn, to cry, to question, to explore and to experience all that we can.
I love this quote from Diane Ackerman, American poet, author and naturalist. Such a simple way to express such a very important thought.
Another from our first trip to Antarctica.
I don’t know whether this king penguin shared my appreciation for this ephemeral sculpture formed by the melting of ice on the beach, or whether he was simply practicing his courtship moves before trying them out on a fellow penguin, but I loved the way he curved in to echo the shape of the ice.
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