A Good Traveler Good Travelers These geese look like a bunch of tourists ambling along, and yet on that day, July 10, 2013, we had had heavy rains and our creek, their home, had nearly topped its banks. They had fled the water and the banks and were up in the parking lot and on the streets for safety, yet they were being calm and collected, for a bunch of geese, while the humans were racing around predicting a flood that was not likely to arrive, though it looked imminent. But aside from that lesson, I’ve always liked the photo of the geese. “A Good Traveler” “A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.” ~Lao-Tzu in Chapter 27 of the Tao te Ching, tr. Stephen Mitchell It doesn’t mean you make no plans, just that you allow them to change. Purchase a print or poster of today’s photo You can find them both on Portraits of Animals along with many other photos you see here on Today. . . . . . . . Follow me on Instagram. Visit my photography galleries on Portraits of Animals. All images used on this site are copyrighted to Bernadette E. Kazmarski unless otherwise noted and may not be used without my written permission. Please ask if you are interested in using one in a print or internet publication. If you are interested in purchasing a print of this image or a product including this image, visit my galleries of Photography on Portraits of Animals to see if I have it available already. If you don’t find it there, visit “Custom Prints” for availability and terms. I'll be more than happy to make a print for you. Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading... Related Post navigation A Sweet TreatA Visit From Hemaris Thysbe Leave a Reply Cancel reply This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.