Sunday, May 27: Jakesprinter’s Sunday Post challenge is Door.  He writes:  A door is a movable structure used to open and close off an entrance, typically consisting of a panel that swings on hinges or that slides or rotates inside a space.

When open, doors admit ventilation and light. The door is used to control the physical atmosphere within a space by enclosing the air drafts, so that interiors may be more effectively heated or cooled. Doors are significant in preventing the spread of fire. They also act as a barrier to noise.

Oman has interesting doors everywhere. Some are painted metal and some are intricately carved wooden doors.  I must have a real fascination with them because I have quite a huge collection of pictures.  Here are a few of my favorites:

This one is from Nizwa souq.

When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us. ~ Alexander Graham Bell

Here’s one from the village of Wekan at Wadi Mistal.

God enters by a private door into every individual. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Here’s another door from the ruins at Al Hamra.

Not knowing when the dawn will come I open every door. ~ Emily Dickinson