“Art is the stored honey of the human soul, gathered on wings of misery and travail.” ~ Theodore Dreiser

“I also painted a study of a seascape, nothing but a bit of sand, sea, sky, grey and lonely — sometime[s] I feel a need for that silence — where there’s nothing but the grey sea — with an occasional seabird. But otherwise, no other voice than the murmur of the waves.” ~ Vincent van Gogh, from a letter to his brother Theo, 17 September 1882

Yangon, Myanmar:

Beauty in the afternoon: If you have a few minutes, watch the whole thing. I promise that you won’t be disappointed: