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a moment ~ ~ ~

 

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pre-run prep…

 

each giggle begets

an indelible memory

that brightens my spirit

and

warms my heart…

 

 

Photo dated 12.24.18

January 23, 2019 at 9:42 pm 4 comments

~ trailblazing ~

 

Version 2

 

watery eyes,

runny nose,

freezing fingers,

burning toes ~

 

poles in hand,

laces secured,

ratchets tight,

crunching……. sounds…… underfoot ~ ~ ~

 

such a wonderful time ~ ~ walking in the snow ~ ~

with trails ahead

and

a smile in tow!

 

……… just purchased a pair of snowshoes – so much fun!!!

 

January 22, 2019 at 1:43 pm 4 comments

sunrise in the ‘shire

 

 

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a view from the deck

 

pines swaddled in white ~ ~ ~ asleep

on the edge of morn ~ ~ ~ envision

the beauty …………………………………. of a seeping sunrise.

 

 

 

January 20, 2019 at 5:54 pm 6 comments

frik and frak

 

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they scurry about ~ ~ ~

running this way and that ~ ~ ~

up one limb ~ ~

down another ~ ~

jumping from one tree to the next...




they jostle,

they squib

and

suddenly pause for a wink,

then back at it again....   and again....   and again....


 

 

**We have a pair of these little guys (could be girls, or one of each)…..always together and always enjoying our trees and roof and deck….  I tried to get a photo of both but they are too, too quick.  We have named them Frik and Frak.  The one in the photo is Frak – I think… or could be Frik………

 

January 18, 2019 at 3:00 pm 9 comments

Wordless Wednesday – a ball of fire

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ball of fire

another soccer sky

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September 10, 2014 at 2:00 pm 5 comments

waiting…in the wings

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anxiously awaiting their cue

they stand single file

tutus poofed, ribbons secured

calling all dancers………PLACES!

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ballet willow corps

a corps de ballet of seven weeping willows

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September 5, 2014 at 2:07 pm 8 comments

muddled thoughts

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fog hovers overhead

like

doubt casts a shadow

within one’s mind ~

allowing fear to rule with an upper hand.

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only

daylight from above

and

the light of courage from within

can slay

the haze

of

uncertainty

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September 2, 2014 at 4:15 pm 6 comments

a morning walk

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when i look through a blue lens,

i see a vast and majestic sky taunting me with visions of marshmallow pie

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when i look through a green lens,

i see spears of grass reaching toward piney ballerinas poised in emerald tutus adorned with crunchy, chocolatey cones

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when i look through a yellow lens,

i see bees buzzing amongst roaring lions in a jungle of clover and crawling crabs

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when i look through an orange lens,

i see day lilies dancing to concertos of tweet tweets and cheeps cheeps, twirling and waltzing in the whooshes of a breeze

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when i look through a purple lens,

i see carpets of violets, branches of lavender and drapes of wisteria fluttering in the wind

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when i look through a red lens,

i see Her Majesty, the Rose Queen, holding court patiently while sitting on her throne of dazzling rubies and prickly thorns

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when i look through a pink lens,

i see trails of petunias cascading playfully amidst prancing squirrels and hippity hoppity hares

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when I look through life’s kaleidoscope

at

ALL

that surrounds me,

i get lost

in a reverie of splendor

on

a midsummer’s day…

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August 5, 2014 at 2:15 pm 15 comments

Wordless Wednesday – the lives of leaves

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touched…only…by rain

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July 2, 2014 at 1:30 pm 2 comments

a day…

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there was a beginning

many acts in between

the performance is over

curtain’s closing – the end

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staurday sunset

a sunset – taken with my i-phone

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June 30, 2014 at 2:00 pm 22 comments

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