Sorry for the hiatus I' ve been away enjoying the wonder of nature and the abundance of rain. We went camping and encountered a little precipitation along the way. That's okay though because I enjoyed laying under the canopy and reading to the orchestra of raindrops.
During the clear times I wandered around peering at the vast contrast of colors and textures, sounds and smells. It was great!
I typically don't like the heat and this keeps me from spending as much time out of doors during the summer months as I do during the other seasons.
Yeah, that's wimpy, but I'm just not fond of sweating! I know, I know southern girls don't sweat they glisten, but call it what you will I would rather obtain my glisten from inner beauty, not outer temperatures.
Anyway, Little Buddha (an affectionate name given to my husband by a friend of ours) has been after me to go camping with him for a while. I knew we would be near a very cold stream so I agreed. I am really glad I gave in this time. It was
Some of our family came out on Saturday and visited with us at the camp site. We did a little Dutch oven cooking, trying out a few new recipes and a stand by or two. To me everything taste better outside.
I took some photos that I hope I will be able to paint soon. The light freckling through the woods was really beautiful in the late evening. I'm not a very good photographer. When I look at some of my photos I wonder what I was trying to capture. The one photography rule I know is take lots of pictures something is bound to be keepable eventually. Occasionally I luck up.
The rain made the stream too muddy to swim most of the time, but it also kept the air from being unbearably hot.
It was a really nice trip and I'm actually looking forward to going back maybe in the fall.