Photo Study: Monongahela Bark

These pictures were all taken during a visit in August 2010 to the Monongahela 
deep in the mountains of West Virginia...

“Get to know a tree...talk to a tree.  
Your neighbors will think your weird, but its ok...you’re an artist.“
- Bob Ross

"Trees outstrip most people in the extent and depth of their work for the public good." 
- Sara Ebenreck

"I willingly confess to so great a partiality for trees as tempts me to respect a man in exact proportion to his respect for them. " - James Russell Lowell

  "The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit." 
- Nelson Henderson

"Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, 
then names the streets after them." - Bill Vaughn

"The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago.  The next best time is now. "
- Chinese Proverb

"There are rich counsels in the trees." - Herbert P. Horne


"Trees are poems that earth writes upon the sky,
We fell them down and turn them into paper,
That we may record our emptiness."
  - Kahlil Gibran

"Only when the last tree has died and the last river been poisoned and the last fish been caught will we realise we cannot eat money." - Cree Indian Proverb

“What is an oak tree except an acorn that stood it's ground.” - J. Duplantis


 "I frequently tramped eight or ten miles through the deepest snow to keep an appointment with a beech-tree, or a yellow birch, or an old acquaintance among the pines."  - Henry David Thoreau

“[God] loved birds and invented trees. Man loved birds and invented cages.” - Jacques Devall      ~ 

1 comment:

  1. I love barks and I love good quotes, specially when they are both peeled.