Beauty and Heavenly and Hugging and Incredibly Beautiful

May 30 2017:

Such a beauty …. and smells oh so heavenly. This cutie has a heart shaped petal plus she’s hugging herself! You go! ….. from a walk yesterday. xoxoxo

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June 2 2017:

Sunset walk yesterday. Incredibly beautiful. Grateful to nature as there was complaining and grumpiness along the way. Nature is amazing at absorbing and transmuting. xoxoxo

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Amazing Grace and Moonlight and Dragon and Angel Wings

May 8 2017:

Solo sunset walk yesterday. An orchestra of Light and Love performed for all. Amazing Grace. xoxo

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May 9 2017:

Moonlit walk with Lillian last night. Thank you Lillian for insisting we go for a walk. Beautiful, peaceful, and inspiring. xoxo

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May 10 2017:

This leaves me breathless. Taken yesterday during my walk. I know what I see. May you see what brings you joy. xoxo

Dragon and Angel Wings and Bird Wings Vintage Lake May 2017

May 11 2017:

Team TLC at the park after dinner last night. Hitting tennis balls, making tons of dandelion wishes, throwing the football, walking, and taking pictures. Perfect … xoxo …

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Notice Nature by Camilla Downs

Thomas Walking Bartley Ranch Summer 2016“Notice”

Notice nature.
Feel and smell the air.
Study the clouds and the trees.
Listen to the birds.
How many different kinds of songs can you hear?
What kinds of birds are they?
Injoy a sunset.
Notice and smell freshly bloomed flowers.
Notice and study new buds on a tree.
Notice the smell of newly fallen leaves.
Study the moon, stars, and clouds.
Walk barefoot in the grass, dirt, or sand.
Watch the waves in the ocean,
Or the ripples in a lake,
Or the rushing water of a river.
Notice the glimmer of freshen fallen snow.
Watch the sunlight dance and sparkle on the water.
Study all types of trees.
Get up close. Touch them.
Go for a walk for no reason other than to commune with nature.”

-2016 Camilla Downs – Author, Lessons from Nature

 

Love and Purple Carpet and Shadows and Reflections

April 24 2017:

Solo walk this afternoon … At least two messages of love and one amazing carpet of itty bitty cute purple flowers. xoxo

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April 25 2017:

Walk with Lillian this afternoon. Shadows, ducklings, egrets, reflections, wind, and sun. Perfect. xoxo

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Windy and Love and Peace and Calm and Endings and Beauty

April 16 2017:

Windy walk with Lillian this afternoon. Wonderful message received right when we started. It all means the same thing ….. Love …. Love …. Love!

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April 18 2017:

Afternoon walk for me. I am in the depths of a peace and calm that are in divine time and grace. Feeling incredibly grateful for all the years of deep meditation and blessings of nature. And …. look …. babies!!!! I love the little goslings!!

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April 19 2017:

Beautiful blossoming tree greeting us after Lillian’s physical therapy this morning. One Wednesday of PT remains and then we are done!! After about 6 years. Next Wednesday will call for a celebration! xoxo

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April 22 2017:

A beautiful walk with Lillian this afternoon to admire the beauty of nature. Complete with some amazing rock love.

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Walking is Dancing by Camilla Downs

Vintage Lake Walk Sunshine Trail Tree Summer 2016

Walking is Dancing

“Walking is spiritual.
Walking is magical.
Walking is miraculous.
Walking is praying.
Walking is meditation.
Walking awakens one from the deep sleep of separation.
Walking is dancing with the oneness of all that is.”
~2016 Camilla Downs – Author, Lessons from Nature

Cormorants and Blue Billed Ducks and Black Necked Stilt and Goslings and Killdeer

April 10 2017:

Quick walk this morning with a wee sit to take it all in. The cormorants, blue-billed ducks, and black-necked stilt have all returned!!! YAY!!

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April 11 2017:

Lillian and I had a wonderful walk yesterday afternoon.

Beautiful tree that even makes a beautiful shadow! Me and the tree shadow.

And, the first goslings of spring!!! Yay! I’m so excited to see all the wee little babies. The killdeer are back too!!! Love, love, love!!

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April 15 2017:

Walk with Thomas yesterday afternoon. Nature is respite for the soul. xoxo

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