Let there be small countries with few people. Let the people have no use for complicated machinery. Let them be mindful of death so that they don’t move too far from their birthplaces. / from the Tao te Ching of Lao Tzu, Chapter 80 / http://brianbrownewalker.com/2012/11/10/the-tao-te-ching-of-lao-tzu-chapter-80-2/
blue & white flowers, love-in-a-mist - Nigella damascena (love-in-a-mist, ragged lady) is an annual garden flowering plant, belonging to the buttercup family Ranunculaceae. It is native to southern Europe.