As I swiftly walked by the fountain this morning, I was stopped in my tracks. Nature is the most incredible artist. The beauty of these leaves suspended and frozen for a moment in time, captured my heart. And … I did spot a heart shaped leaf. Beautiful!!
I mean. Just had to give the heart shaped leaf it’s own post. The lil frozen bubbles, the green leaf down below, the frozen ripples, sections partially free from the frozen water. Ahhhhh ….
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And she walked.
And she walked.
She walked until
The home of
Peace and Joy.
Discovering once there,
She had been
Here all along.
I went for an hour long walk this morning. My body and mind did not want to go. I went anyway.
Just as a cool glass of water slakes my thirst on a scorching hot day, going for walks quenches the thirst of my soul and heart to know my true self, to heal, to release, to allow joy, and to be at peace. Walking guides me in the loving way to process life, to fulfill life, and to let life be.
For the past 18 years I have been going for walks. The meaning and depth of the walks have ….
Car picnic at South Valleys Sports Complex Park. Club sandwich for Thomas and 1/2 Veghead for me. Next up was the library. The place that houses one of our most favorite things!
After that was shopping for a new pair of ear buds for Thomas along with window shopping of computer monitors and keyboards. Thomas has plans and knows what he wants now that he’s had his current laptop for over a year.
Dessert! A caramel gelato bar for Thomas and Mexican wedding cookie for me.
An incredibly cold and slippery walk to end our date.Thomas lectured the ducks on the excessive use of pronouns. Those sweet babies thought we had food and all we offered were words! Beautiful and meaningful conversation all throughout the date. Perfect. In every way.
“When you walk in the mist, you get wet.” – Zen Master Dogen …
Graceful icicles today as the snow melted. Along with the amazing sun. 💦☀️
February 6 2019:
Today was library volunteer day. Lillian and I couldn’t resist the lil garden behind the library. Wonderful, untouched, soft, fluffy snow! Along with a beautiful blue sky and gorgeous trees. That and some deep belly laughs = Ahhhhhh!!!
February 8 2019:
Love the way the trees frame the sun … from a walk yesterday.
February 9 2019:
… from the hour long walk yesterday. It was perfect timing to have this walk, then write about walking, and what it means for me.
Since the first week of January I’ve submitted seven writings of either a trio of poems or an essay style writing. We shall see if any are accepted or chosen. If not chosen, at least I’m creating new material for my blog and next book!