“Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.” Helen Keller (1880-1968)


How do you live your life?

Do you see signs of danger all around?







Or, do you perch on the precipice, enjoying the spectacular view?




How much control do you have over your life? Do you make your own reality, as some believe, or are you an innocent victim of circumstance, history, or genes?

What caption will you write?


Sometimes, we fear the truly fearsome:





Sometimes, we fear the unknown:




But how often do we stop and think about why we are afraid?



Just how curious are you?




Do you wonder what may lie ahead? What’s on the other side?  Is whether to go or stay an easy decision for you?

Do you see warning signs in the unknown ahead of you?



Or do you see signs of Welcome?




Helen Keller, that remarkable woman who lost both her vision and her hearing as a toddler, once said, “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.”

Is it?

Or is there a middle path?

2 Responses

  1. Kathleen Pooler
    | Reply

    Wonderful and thought-provoking photo essay, Janet. Life is pretty much what we make it. I love Helen Keller’s quote.

    • Janet Givens
      | Reply

      Hi Kathy. I’m sorting through old blog posts and see you left a Comment and I never Replied! How could that have happened? I haven’t a clue. So, here I am, letting you know how thoroughly I’ve enjoyed having you in my life over these past five+ years. Here’s to the next five.
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