Grounding in the Beauty of Nature

May 28 2019:

It’s been too many days without a walk. Finally. And since it’s been several days, I stood in this spot, under this tree, with this view. I removed my shoes and let my bare feet touch, skin to earth. I bent down and touched the ground with my fingertips. Grounding. Natures cure for whatever ails. Thank you Mama Nature. 🙏💚💙💚💙💚💙🙏

May 28 2019:

Couldn’t help myself.

Went for another walk after visiting Jack & Mittens, the two cats I care for when their human is out of town.

It was incredibly peaceful and beautiful. Ahhhhh …

May 31 2019:

Deeply grateful to Mother Nature for the beauty during the long walk today.

And deeply grateful to the young man sitting in the shade with his guitar playing and singing The Beatles She Loves You.

I wanted to take a photo. I wanted to tell him thank you. I wanted to stand and listen (and dance). Yet, I didn’t want to interrupt the zone. It brought pools of liquid love and gratitude to my eyes as I continued walking and taking it in.

Keep doing what you’re doing young man. Keep doing it. And, I thank you! 🙏💞💞💞🙏

Sunset Walks While Appreciating Nature’s Art Show

May 19 2019:

Short sunset walk with Thomas. Incredibly beautiful. Incredibly cold. 💛💛💛

May 20 2019:

Today’s walk. Beautiful sun. Thank you Nature. 🙏💛💛💛🙏

May 22 2019:

Short walk yesterday at sunset. The clouds and sun created a beautiful art show! 💛💛

Peaceful and Quiet While the Blossoms Sway in the Wind

May 13 2019:

Sunset walk with Thomas yesterday. It was peaceful and quiet … and beautiful …. ☀️💛

May 14 2019:

Two short walks yesterday. One in the morning and one at sunset. Just adore the colors of this tree and its blossoms against the blue sky.

May 17 2019:

Afternoon walk today. Gotta capture these beautiful blossoms while they last. They don’t stick around long!

Walks of Cold and Walks of Warmth with Sun Shadows of Selfie Treasures

April 30 2019:

Sunset walk with Thomas yesterday. Beautiful. But. Brrrrr …. Cold!!

May 2 2019:

Lillian and I visited the Wilbur May Arboretum this afternoon. So incredibly peaceful. Such beauty. Squirrels, robins, butterflies … quiet … What a treasure …. 💜💜💜  Amazing shadows too. The sun posed beautifully!! Loads of fun playing with photographing the sun! 

Every time I went to take a picture, the camera was reversed. I figured it must be trying to tell me something, so I took lots of selfies!! That’s the most solo selfies I’ve taken in a years time!! I’ve taken enough solo selfies to last the rest of the year! Ha! ….. We ran into a photographer looking for butterflies. She found us instead! And took a few photos of us! Ha! 

 

 

 

Even the Wind Likes to Read While Beautiful Buds Listen in the Shadows of Us and Birdsong

April 23 2019:

A book.
An egret.
A flowering bush.
All discovered on the walk yesterday. When I came across each one, I was moved to stop and take in the scene. Most especially, the open book with pages being turned by the ghostly wind. Even the wind likes to read. 😘📖💨🌸💖 (To clarify, the book is not mine … it was simply sitting on the rock with its pages being turned by the wind .. Struck me as beautiful!)

April 25 2019:

It was the long walk today. Will need to start getting out there earlier. When it warms up here, it don’t mess around!! Loved these beautiful buds!!

April 25 2019:

Sunset walk with Thomas … Nice and warm with a light breeze. Beautiful and peaceful. Largest family so far … 23 or more goslings!! He’ll let me take a photo of his shadow. I’ll take whatever I can get!

April 26 2019:

Today’s walk. Sat for a bit underneath this tree. Listened to the birdsong and the ducks and the geese. Felt the silky air against my skin. Smelled the smells. Haven’t done that in way too long. Ahhhhhh …

 

Capturing Blooms With Wild Clouds and Babies Underneath the Great Sun

April 14 2019:

Short walk with Lillian to capture the blooms. Too windy and cold for the long walk. Beautiful sky and clouds too!

April 15 2019:

Wild clouds and wind today! And the babies are arriving!! Saw three sets of goslings.

April 17 2019:

Sunset walk with Thomas yesterday. Now the Sun’s just showing off! I like it! Keep it up Sun!!

Beauty Abounds – Warm and Breezy Rock Love With Cute Seed Pods

April 7 2019:

Beautiful, warm and breezy walk with Lillian. So lovely to have warmer weather with birds singing and trees beginning to bloom. Bonus!! Rock love!! 💖💖💖

April 9 2019:

Windy and cold sunset walk with Thomas yesterday. Love these cute seed pods scattered across the path and grass. Amazing sky and clouds.💚

April 11 2019:

My heart and soul smile when the purple carpet arrives … along with the flowering bushes. Sigh …. So in love with spring.

On the walk today. I chose to only take photos of color. Thank you Mother Nature!

April 13 2019:

Sunset walk with Thomas yesterday. Beauty abounds!

Sunset Healing and Miniature World of Moss with Three Little Birds in the Cold

April 2 2019:

Sunset walk with Thomas.

Breathe it in
Breathe it out

Look up
Look around

Keep walking
Keep writing

Keep knowing
Keep loving

Hold space
For them
For you

This is the Way
This is the unfolding
Nature of life.
©️2019 Camilla Downs

April 3 2019:

Lillian and I visited the little garden behind the library today after volunteering. We went to look at and photograph the daffodils.

Yet, I was loving this Moss, even more than the daffodils. So soft and a beautiful shade of green. For some reason I hadn’t noticed it before. Got my attention this time! The moss is like a miniature world! So lovely!

April 5 2019:

Sunset walk with Thomas yesterday.

Every little things gonna be alright. Three little birds told me so. 🖤🖤🖤

Just about the only photos I get of Thomas these days … (3rd photo)

April 6 2019:

Cold and cloudy walk yesterday.

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Camilla is currently working on her next book. A collection of poetry, tentatively titled, “Words of Alchemy”. 

Lillian is currently writing on her blog and writing custom poetry to fundraise for Team TLC to attend the annual Chromosome 18 Family Conference. 

Thomas is currently working through the rush of hormones he’s receiving at 13 years old! HA!

Cold Sunset Walk With a Bunny and Horses

March 28 2019:

Thomas and I went for a sunset walk after dinner. Wow! That was cold! I see a bunny in the sky!

Lillian left this afternoon for a 3 day weekend with The Romano Duo. Yay!!! I am deeply tired and looking forward to 3 nights of uninterrupted sleep. I love you lots Lillian …. but I gots to get some sleep!!!

March 29 2019:

On the hour long walk this morning I passed by a few wild horses just strolling down the trail. I told them they were beautiful as I walked by, stopped for a millisecond to take their photo, and thanked them. Beautiful beings.

Blossoms, bees, sunshine, blue skies, wild horses, and an abundance of bird song. It was an amazing and magical hour long walk today.