“That quotation about not having time to stand and stare has never applied to me. I seem to have spent a good part of my life – probably too much – in just standing and staring and I was at it again this morning.” ― James Herriot

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  1. Ditto. Vital to survival to do so.


    1. I don’t do it enough lately. Hope your recovery is going well.

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      1. Cataract operation tomorrow. won’t be in full recovery until after the heart surgery but I don’t have a date yet! Bless you for your good wishes, Adrienne.


      2. I’ll keep you in my prayers.

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  2. Albert Einstein spent a whole year standing and staring.

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    1. Who cooked for him????


  3. Nice quotation, struggled to receive the excellent gallery


  4. Annika Perry says:

    What a great quote! Why oh why do we often feel guilty for just stopping and staring, absorbing the world around?! Why must we always be ‘doing something’?! Love the photographs too.😀


    1. Is it the Protestant work ethic I wonder 🙂

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