Closeup of feathers and pine cone; better viewed in the larger sizes.
There were two correct answers to the saying represented by the following: Eschew the implement of correction and vitiate the scion OR "Spare the rod and spoil the child." Joda and either Patti or Dan got the correct answer.
Here's another for those of you who enjoy these challenges: "Eleemosynary deeds have their incipience intramurally."
Thanks for all the comments on my shot of the fountain at night. I finally finished processing the wedding pics today. Now I just have to upload them to smugmug and cut DVDs for the clients. Today is hump day and we are halfway to the weekend. Our weather this week is finally more springlike and I've taken a chance and planted some annuals in pots outside. So far, so good.