Thistle Bloom

Thistle Bloom | Winthrop, WA | 2017

“All problems become smaller if you don’t dodge them and instead confront them. Touch a thistle timidly, and it pricks you. Grasp it boldly, and its spines crumble.”

— William Halsey, legendary U.S. Navy admiral during World War II

(Blogger’s Note: I’m on the road this week and am relying on quotes from artists, authors and scientists to complement my photos.)