Dreams of Grandeur

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“Surely there is grandeur in knowing that in the realm of thought, at least, you are without a chain;  

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAthat you have the right to explore all heights and depth;

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAthat there are no walls nor fences,

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAnor prohibited places,

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAnor sacred corners

olympus-digital-cameraoriginalin all the vast expanse of thought.”
~ Robert Green Ingersoll

avataralex-original“There is one spectacle grander than the sea. And that is the sky. There is one spectacle grander than the sky. And that is the interior of the soul.” ~ Victor Hugo

There is a vast landscape inside each of us. It is the place of hopes and dreams. It is the place of wonder and dignity.
It is a grandness that is known as you.
Peace, Alexandria
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Weekly Photo Challenge: Grand

Photo locations: Acadia National Park, Maine
Great Smoky Mountains in western North Carolina

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  1. The quote, the photo… this is a Grand post! I’m in awe, Alexandria.
    I love Victor Hugo’s quote!

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  2. Very grand!

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  3. a grand post. i love the photos and the feel of serenity about them

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  4. Wonderful, and yes our fantastic nature is surtenly grand:) Our best, a part of us and something we should be protecting and caring about.

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  5. As always Alexandria, a wonderful post that connects words and images perfectly. I’m just annoyed that I missed that quote in my post LOL. Beautifully done.

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  6. Your photography is so pure and unique. I love all the images on this post, I felt like I was in those rocks enjoying the views :). Great work!

    http://feetfromshore.wordpress.com/

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  7. Love the photos, Alexandria. Great response to the challenge.

    Hugs from Ecuador,
    Kathy

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  8. That first photos is really great! There are some beautiful things to see in Maine.

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    • Thank you, Emilia. I think it’s great we chose the same place for the Grand Challenge. Second time we’ve done that, eh? 🙂

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  9. the pictures and the quote related to them was beautiful

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