Saturday, June 8, 2013

Quiet

Posted by Melissa

I didn't mean to post today. I meant to take a dreamy walk in the woods, and I did. It was beautifully quiet, a deep well of silence with small sounds delicately treading the surface--a trilling bird, the tiny crunch of rocks beneath my bare feet, a squirrel scurrying up a tree. The woods are green with only a few small blossoms, but the blossoms were sweet and I wanted to take their pictures, so I went back with a camera. It was the same path but a different walk. I heard a mower, another machine that sounded like a great big vacuum cleaner, children yelling.

"Oh no, the pictures will be ruined" I thought, as if all the noise would blow away the tiny flowers. What really happened was my lousy camera skills couldn't capture what I saw, but here they are anyway.


Have a lovely weekend, and check back Monday for another little angel!

4 comments:

  1. I've been avoiding my computer for the most part these days but I've finally gotten caught up on your blog. It's a good and friendly read.

    ...and if you haven't already, you may want to check out illustrationfriday.com.

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    1. Thank you. That makes me feel good. You know, you can be pleased with something you've made or written--and then be assailed by the most uncomfortable doubt. It's nice to have someone else say they like it!

      Yeah, I know I should figure out illustration Friday. I'm confused about exactly how to do it because my brain is lazy about figuring stuff like that out, but I am going to read through the site again and nail it down. It can't be that hard......

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  2. It was lovely to see your wood and enjoy your photographs. I understand that feeling of not being able to capture it, but you did. Thank you for visiting and glad you liked it. Millyx

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