Friday, May 6

wherein May goes all goddessy on me

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Do you think maybe there's a rulebook somewhere that says shooting directly into the sun is strictly verboten?-- (if yes, then-- oops, my bad).

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All the shots here are from this morning circa 6:30 am-- right now it's going on 4pm and it feels like there are a million miles between those two times. And, as much as I would love to be boarding a plane to somewhere dreamy-- tomorrow morning at 6:30 am I fly to Ohio for my niece's college graduation.

No offense, Ohio-- but you're not really passport-worthy, you know?

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One thing about my dogs-- they get really excited when there's snow. Of course, they're dogs-- so they also get really excited when there's rain, mud, dry leaves, or turkey poop-- basically, if the activity involves a walk, they are all in, but I kind of wish they could share in my excitement for fresh green grass and all the wild smells of Spring, alas-- it's all the same to them; they are pretty much happy every day.

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Which I was thinking about on our walk this morning.

Dogs are not moody-- not even spoiled and needy dogs.

Sure, they may exhibit a certain "begging" manner for attention or food--(well, not yours, of course, but mine were raised by wolves) but they don't have moods. Or, rather-- they have one mood-- every day, no matter the weather, whatever the season: happy.

Really happy.

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I feel so lucky to have them because they keep me grounded, they keep me on track.

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My apologies for this overload of photographs and half-baked ramble of a post-- I really have so many things I want to say and share, but mostly, I want you to be wrapped in beauty-- the beauty of an early May morning where the light blasts through new leaves and makes everything gossamer.

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I want you to feel love all around you--
love all around you, always.

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Bisous, E

9 comments:

  1. feeling it, always from you.... love you back...

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  2. Have a great trip, even though it's not to the beach . . . you're the best.

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  3. such beauty! and give my love to your niece in Ohio! so much ahead of her now :)
    oxox

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  4. Love, Love, Love to you. Safe travels xo

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  5. ...love all around me...
    ...bouncing back at you...

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  6. All the photos are beautiful, but the first 3 made my heart speed up. And my love your dogs are always happy because they live with YOU! I would be happy every day too:) I hope your trip is worthy of some pics. I somehow know you captured some beauty in Ohio. Love you xoxoxox

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  7. These photos took my breath away. So beautiful. Have fun in Ohio. I am sort of stunned that she is graduating already. It seems like yesterday that she was a freshman having some troubles adjusting, now she is ready to take on the world. In large part because of you. xo.

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thank you so much for sharing your thoughts with me-- I love that you stopped by and hope something I shared was what you needed today. xo, e