Winter Wonderland at Night and Love and Dreamy and Sparkly Magic

January 23 2017:

It was so bright last night while I was taking Happy for his last walk of the day. I was able to take pictures!!! These were taken about 9:15 last night. Another Winter Wonderland for us last night and today.

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January 23 2017:

Lillian and I went for an amazing and sparkly winter wonderland walk this afternoon …. I just had to give this picture its own post.

This is zoomed as far as I could go. A tiny snow and ice heart hanging from the tree limb.

Perfect and magical message to match the perfect and magical phone call I had with the Parks Ranger for Rancho San Rafael. She is over the moon excited about Thomas’ book. She bought a book at The Discovery Museum and that’s how she found out about it.

During the call, I found myself thinking, is this call really happening? Well, YES, yes it is and …. YES!!! Wonderful things are being planned!! Life is truly magical and miraculous when we get out of our own way … xoxo

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January 23 2017:

“It’s like a dream.” …… Said to me this morning by another resident who had just stepped outside.

I was on an early morning walk with Happy, taking many pictures. This persons comment caused me pause, inspired me, and brought forth oceans of gratitude for not just this ….. for life itself. xoxo – part 1

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January 24 2017:

Icicles and ice are fun to photograph!! More walking and being outdoors yesterday. xoxo

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January 24 2017:

Magical, sparkly, icicle and love filled walk with Lillian yesterday afternoon. Grateful to the icicles for letting me practice with the macro lens. xoxoxo …

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January 25 2017:

Walk with Thomas and Happy yesterday ….. Another snow heart and check out how the lake is thawing. Like a sun and sunbeams!

My time is nearing an end with Mr. Happy. He and Debbie head back home to Florida in about two weeks.

I’ve been walking him almost daily since they arrived in September and dog sat a few times while Debbie was out of town.

In November I noticed he was wobbly, unsteady, and dragging his left back paw.

Debbie took him to UC Davis where a tumor was discovered on his brain; which was later removed at UC Davis. They weren’t able to get all of it and the symptoms are still there a bit.

He seemed incredibly sad before the surgery and now … he’s “happy”! yaY!!!!

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January 26 2017:

More icicle magic yesterday. Love the wee little ones!!

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Rushing Water and Winter Wonderland

January 4 2017:

From the Thomas n Camilla December 2016 Date Day on Monday. I love this sound. Yet, I also love the silence and quiet of the snow covered wood upon departing the rushing water. Such beauty in contrast. xoxo

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January 5 2017:

Winter Wonderland walk this morning. Icicles are incredibly beautiful!! I took about 20 pictures of them!! Loved seeing the ducks all huddled together snacking on cracked corn. They make the sweetest sounds when eating.

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January 6 2017:

Thomas and Lillian in the Winter Wonderland! xoxo

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January 7 2017:

Sweet Lovey wasn’t as excited about the snow as we’ve been!!! Quickly took her picture and got her back inside. She says, “Too cold!” xoxo

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