Thursday, February 12, 2009

Forrest Gump's Feather

Photo taken in September, 2005 in Northeast Ohio.

Mrs. Gump: I happen to believe you make your own destiny. You have to do the best with what God gave you.

Forrest Gump: What's my destiny, Mama?

Mrs. Gump: You're gonna have to figure that out for yourself. Life is a box of chocolates, Forrest. You never know what you're gonna get.

-- Paramount Pictures, 1994

12 comments:

Betsy from Tennessee said...

That does look like a feather... Amazing!!!! You were lucky to get that picture!!!

Beautiful.
Hugs,
Betsy

Carol said...

That is just beautiful!! I pray you pick just the right chocolate today!

xoxoxox

Tina said...

That photo looks like the best one in that box of chocolates! Very nice!!
Love the movement the clouds create!!

NCmountainwoman said...

Yes, it IS his feather. Great photograph. I'll have to pull out the DVD and watch it again...I just loved it.

CountryDreaming said...

Betsy from Tennessee: I was very grateful for the opportunity to get that picture. Thanks for your kind words as well.

Carol: That's a very sweet thought. Thank you.

Tina: You're very observant about the clouds. They definitely were fast moving that day, shifting in the wind.

NCmountainwoman: Definitely a movie worth keeping and rewatching ... Forrest Gump is a great American classic for our times.

Kathy said...

That gave me goosebumps! What a fantastic photo and it does look just like that wonderful Gump feather.

Thank you too for the wonderful comment on my blog. Good luck to you!

Rosebud Collection said...

How beautiful...I just think the sky is the best..You know, Ole Forrest's mom was a smart lady..

CountryDreaming said...

Kathy: There definitely was something special about seeing an actual image of a feather in the sky just like in the movie. I look forward to getting to know you better through our blogging.

Rosebud Collection: Thank you! Sure does make you wish we had more wisdom ... and mothers ... like Forrest's in the world.

fishing guy said...

CD: What an amazing sky photo, I often see things in the clouds.
I belong to a group that post sky photos from around the world called Sky Watch Friday. We post on Thursday afternoon and you can see what we do tomorrow.

CountryDreaming said...

fishing guy: Sky Watch Friday sounds pretty neat. Thanks for letting me know, I'll be sure to visit your blog and keep an eye out for it.

Mary said...

What a cool photo! Love the feather. How nice to remember Forrest Gump, too.

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