After finding these photographs by Cole Rise, I was seized with paired urges to a) jump really high, and b) read a fantasy novel, preferably one that involved flying.
Probably because of the holiday season, I’ve been thinking a lot about gratitude, and what I am blessed with in my whiny little existence. But jokes aside, I am truly grateful for all artists who bring this kind of beauty into the world. For me, they hold equal ranks with life-saving doctors, inspiring teachers, heroic moms, and anyone else who makes a difference. Because really, creating and sharing this beauty is another way of improving the world.
Semi-sappy, pseudo-inspirational rant over. Here, look at one last pretty picture before you go: