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May 15, 2009

while this blog has been neglected, it hasn’t been forgotten. the neglect was partially intentional – when i realized that the writing for this space was becoming more of a chore than a pleasure, that i felt guilty when i didn’t post – well, let’s just say it was a time out for some thinking on what the point is. which led to some work and thinking on other aspects of where this mind was/is going . and now that my head (and heart) are being gently prodded onto new paths, i feel comfortable starting to write again. this time the only rule is that the moment any part of the process doesn’t feel good, out the window it will go.

and then there was also the unintentional part – and that’s the fun stuff! spring sprung, daylight hours became longer and suddenly the sap started moving through my veins. we couldn’t get enough of being outdoors, breathing in the scent of life starting a new season. i love how each season has its own smell. spring smells loamy. leaves and other matter left over from previous seasons get rained upon and release their aromas. new growth bursting into the open, and that has a smell all it’s own. i can’t describe it, but definitely a smell. wildflowers, the first roses, bay trees. it’s a good time to be outdoors. and i think i’m starting to smell summer mixed into the potpourri…….and we got a little taste of it while camping this past week. which is a post of its own, so for now, i’m padding off to knit. leaving this space happy with what i’ve written.

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2 Comments leave one →
  1. May 18, 2009 2:51 pm

    Ahh, nice to hear from you again here. The smells and sounds ARE amazing. Right now I hear wind chimes from our neighbors, spring and summer winds with windows wide open always brings that sound. Lovely writting, my friend 🙂

  2. Helen permalink
    May 18, 2009 3:08 pm

    it is lovely outside — hard to be behind the computer for too long.

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