A quote from Kevin Gerald (@KevinGerald)

There are tremendous rewards that otherwise we may never experience if we don’t train our eyes to see the good. #GoodThings
(https://twitter.com/KevinGerald/status/648935318746300416)

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Fog bow on the ice rink

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We had been skating around in the thick fog in the Stockholm archipelago for a couple of hours one morning in April. It was totally windless and the only sounds were those of our skates and some birds in the open water near us. Tour skating on natural ice on the first of April is considered late in the season, so this was our last trip. Suddenly we saw it, the fogbow, and tried to catch it. —Patrik Stark

Photo credit: National Geographic

Fast food

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Great gray owls come south from Canada into Minnesota during the winter to find food. This owl was on the north shore of Lake Superior, just south of Two Harbors, Minnesota. We happened to find him as the sun was setting, and in the evening light, we were able to be in a position to see an owl that was hunting when a mouse came out, and the owl was quick to pounce and pick up an evening meal.

Photo credit: Tom Samielson on National Geographic

Shining through

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I took this photo in Villa O’Higgins, a remote town in southern Chile, during my bicycle trip through Patagonia. I arrived at this place after I had been riding my bicycle for two weeks. At the end of an exhausting day I went for a stroll and came across a lookout. As a storm was developing, I saw a beam of light breaking through the clouds. It only lasted for a few seconds, but it was a peaceful and magical moment. —Feliciano Ripa

Reblogged from National Geographic