Reverie is not a mind vacuum.  It is rather the gift of an hour which knows the plenitude of the soul.

~ Gaston Bachelard

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(041:  Rowboat and reflections.  Photo © 2009 by Robin)

Reverie is not a mind vacuum.  It is rather the gift of an hour which knows the plenitude of the soul.

~ Gaston Bachelard

More weeding for me today.  That will be followed by laundry, washing dishes, and other forms of housework.  I live such an exciting exotic enlightened life.


The house

(040:  Saturday evening on the pond.  Photo © 2009 by Robin)

If I were asked to name the chief benefit of the house, I should say:  the house shelters day-dreaming, the house protects the dreamer, the house allows one to dream in peace.

~ Gaston Bachelard

I took this photo on Saturday evening while M and I were pedalling around the pond in the pedal boat at sunset.  It was a lovely evening, some of which I caught in photos.  My camera battery died when we got to the best part of the sunset which was just as well.  It allowed me to enjoy the sunset instead of framing it through the view finder.  (A little trivia:  My camera has an LCD screen but I rarely use it as I find it awkward.)

As many of you know, M and I painted the back of the house in sunset colors.  I like this photo because the colors we drew from as our inspiration are there in the clouds and the reflections in the water.  It was on an evening such as this, while out on the pond in the pedal boat, that we decided to add that touch of whimsy to the house.

I should have the wedding day post up later today.  I’ll be out in the garden, ruthlessly pulling weeds no matter how pretty the flowers happen to be, and will work on finishing up the post when I take breaks from being ruthless.