Morning Dew

I think this must be what the plants are surviving on lately.  Morning dew.  The dew has been remarkably heavy when you consider how dry it is here.  Not to worry, though.  They say we will be getting some rain tomorrow.

(Leaf and cloud reflections on a wavy pond.)

You can tell I have nothing whatsoever to blog about lately since I am now giving not much more than weather reports and what might appear to be complaints about the lack of rain.  I’m not complaining.  Not at all.  I am enjoying the beautiful weather.  We’ve had tons of sunshine, more than we’re used to seeing around here.  Spirits are high.  Everyone seems to be in a good mood lately.  Must be all that vitamin D cheering us up.

(Leaves, tree, and cloud reflections on an almost-still pond.)

I posted one of my favorite photos from our Colorado trip over at Bountiful Healing.  If you’re in the mood to travel a little bit, do me a favor and go on over and check it out:  Sitting in Silence.  As always, you can click on the picture for a larger view.  I particularly like this one because, like the shoes in my last Sunday Signage post, it seems to tell a story, although what that story may be is up to the viewer.  It’s a new direction for me, these story prompts.  It will be fun to explore it further, maybe even in writing by coming up with my own stories.

Sunday signage

What do I want to take home from my summer vacation?  Time.  The wonderful luxury of being at rest.  The days when you shut down the mental machinery that keeps life on track and let life simply wander.  The days when you stop planning, analyzing, thinking and just are.  Summer is my period of grace.

~ Ellen Goodman

I have posted this at Bountiful Healing as well as here.  It just seems to fit both blogs today and for some of you, it won’t be a repeat as I know I have different audiences for each blog with a little bit of crossover.  Whichever and wherever you visit me, thank you.  I appreciate it.


The Children’s Garden

If my heart can become pure and simple like that of a child, I think there can be no happiness greater than this.

~ Kitaro Nishida

I’ve been going through the photos I took in the children’s garden at the Cleveland Botanical Garden, enjoying the sculptures, colors, and whimsical qualities.  Since I have nothing else to write about today, I thought I’d share a few of the pictures with you.  (Don’t forget you can click on the photo for the larger view.)

(If you follow me over at Bountiful Healing, the horse probably looks familiar.  It made an appearance over there in another photo.)

I’ll be back with a few more tomorrow.

(The completed puzzle.)

Project Patio is on hold for a few days.  M is back at work and I’ve moved indoors to catch up on all the things that need doing around the house (cleaning, laundry, ironing, etc.).  It’s not quite as exciting or picture-worthy as Project Patio so I’ll be searching for some blogging prompts once I finish with the children’s garden.  All suggestions are welcome.  🙂