A ramble

Crates and barrels. (Petroleum Centre train depot. Oil Creek State Park, Pennsylvania.)

This is one of those posts where I have images, but no words of my own to go with them.  Sometimes they turn out to be pretty decent posts.  Other times, not so much.  We’ll just have to wait and see where it goes.

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Woodland workout

Another blue-sky day.

Need a good calorie-burning, heart-rate-raising, muscle building and strengthening workout?  Come with me to the woods where all those things and more will be provided, free of charge.

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286: Sky

Under the locust tree

Yesterday’s sky was so pretty that I set aside a few shots for today’s post.  The Weekly Photo Challenge this week is Sky.  It’s been a few weeks since I participated in a WordPress photo challenge.

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263: Lovely morning

Today's view of the pond

Try to be mindful, and let things take their natural course.  Then your mind will become still in any surroundings, like a clear forest pool.  All kinds of wonderful, rare animals will come to drink at the pool, and you will clearly see the nature of all things.  You will see many strange and wonderful things come and go, but you will be still.

~ Ajahn Chah

If the summer days to come are all like today, I think I could easily fall in love with summer.  We’re not officially into summer yet, but even with today’s mild temperatures, it looks and feels like summer, especially around the pond.

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258: Slowing down, easing up

(Drooping in the heat.)

It is a hot and humid day here in the Bogs.  Sultry.  The humidity is so thick that the air is hazy and lenses (camera or glasses) will fog up.  It is the kind of day to take it slow and take it easy.

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223: Flown the coop

We should be in New Jersey by the time this posts.  Hopefully it was an uneventful trip through the mountains and farmlands of Pennsylvania, and we’ve been having a great time at my sister’s house, visiting with her family and my father.

Any successful journey begins by packing your luggage full of imagination.

~ Kathrine Palmer Peterson

And now…

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218: What the wind brought

(The big red ball.)

The Big Wind brought us a few gifts.  Some, like the big red ball, are whimsical and fun.  Others will require some clean-up.

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