Saturday, February 14, 2015

wander










An unseasonably warm February convinced me to head north early this year. Mornings greeted me with bright, blue skies. The days were filled with long, meandering walks on the mesa.
My heart was filled with joy. The mesa rewarded me with treasures to hold in my hand.

The late afternoons were quietly golden. Light surrounded me, became my best friend. The days melted together into a stream of here and now, light and dark, skybones and sun.

This is life.

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  1. haven't the day's been simply glorious?! I think I've spent more time outside this week than I have in the last month. and the long golden evenings are divine, allowing us more time to work with the horses. this afternoon the air was filled with birdsong-- spring will soon be here!!

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    1. The weather has been crazy! With temps like this, we knew we had to run up to Colorado for a few days, and every day was beautiful! Springtime in the Rockies, right? :)

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  2. Gosh those mountains..........and oh so many questions.....the foot? who do you think that belonged too? and those blue pebbles?
    I'm really looking forward to getting out and about more this year. I love our new house, but l'm ready to explore the countryside again. Thanks for the inspiration xx

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    1. Not sure who the foot belonged to....maybe a fox or a young coyote? And the blue pebbles are actually juniper berries. :) So many things to see and wonder about in the high desert. With weather like this, it's hard to stay home! xx

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  3. I'm crazy about this series of images!! The shiny light on the sage. The glistenings on the rabbitbrush. How golden and red the road to the Mesa looks. Isn't the desert just brimming with life and light?!?!
    Oh..how I want to be there. To find a bone. A shard. To hold something dusty in my hand. Something that was from long ago.
    So glad I have you to be there for me.
    Loving this so much.
    xo

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    1. The high desert was absolutely filled with glorious light and life and love! Someday I will introduce you to this place. You'll find a bone, a shard, a treasure from the backcountry. :)
      xx

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    2. Okay!! I cannot wait.
      Long overdue. ;)

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  4. These photos are absolutely incredible!!! The light in the one photo is amazing!! Such amazing finds!!! You are so blessed to live in such a beautiful part of this country!! I hope you're having a wonderful weekend. It is absolutely FREEZING here in New York. Probably the coldest weather I can remember. At least we're not getting hammered with snow like New England!!!! : ) XOXO

    ~ Wendy

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    1. It is the most beautiful place on earth and I am thankful every day to have found a place like this. :)
      I've been thinking about you and that weather up there too! Hope you're staying warm! xx

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  5. What a beautiful batch of images! Your heart is a peace there, and it's palpable. I'm glad you could take the trip!
    xx

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    1. Home is where the heart, the soul, the center of being is. I truly am so glad I was home for a while. xx

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  6. these images are some of the best i've seen from your eye and your camera.
    those juniper berries on the earth floor….the pottery shard….your mitt….the pool of blue water….
    you've got it. and i'm so glad you shared it.

    xoxo

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    1. Thank you for that. You know, it's that place. I am grounded there. I see further there. And I love to share what I see. xoxo

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  7. Oh sage and juniper, red dirt and blue sky! I love that you can almost read the history of the land like a book, it's so open and exposed.

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    1. It does read like a book! All those layers of geologic time....fascinating to hike across the landscape and realize how old it is.

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