A young man is contemplating the Buddha—or maybe wondering where he will go clubbing in the evening—in a quiet corner of Wat Umong in Thailand. A powerfully spiritual place, Wat Umong, and I am not a particularly spiritual guy.
Dark clouds and threatening weather bring out the magnificent greens of new leaves. I was on my bike trying to make it to the supermarket and back home without getting caught in the rain. But I could not resist the light and the color. I made it home dry and with food for dinner in any case.
The Rocky Mountain Arsenal has became a national wildlife refuge – no more weapons, today, just a few bison, deer, birds and an expanse of beautiful near wilderness just east of Denver.
Washington Park, located in a quiet neighborhood south of downtown, is one of Denver’s many green public spaces. It’s gotten downright fallish since this photo was taken a couple of weeks ago. It’s unlikely there will be more days like this one in 2012.