Air In The Mountains

Henry David Thoreau once said,

Live each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influences of each.

I can’t believe it’s already early November.  2011 has flown by.  I’ve enjoyed my life this year, but each day goes by so quickly.   I look back over my blog and how much I’ve written since starting it earlier this year.  The things I’ve gotten done far outweighs what I haven’t gotten done.

My favorite boy toy and I have taken several short vacations.  I’ve seen my daughter several times.  Her Dad helped her close down the kennel business and move back to her house.  I’ve gardened, photographed, played with dogs, caught up with old friends, and made new ones.  My job continues to go well, I contribute to the bottom line, and my employees are growing and learning.

I wrote how I enjoyed the mountain air and the warmth of the stones I sat on.  As the nice days grow fewer, I will do well to remember them and to take time to simply savor the seasons as they happen.

Bald Eagle In The Blue Ridge Mountains

Word for tomorrow – INSTEAD.  If you prefer to work ahead, see the list for the week under “A Word A Day”.

 

8 thoughts on “Air In The Mountains

  1. pixilated2

    I’ve never even seen a Bald Eagle outside of the zoo or a raptor presentation, much-less caught one in a photograph! Beautiful catch! ~ Lynda

    • I’d seen them in nature before along the Mississippi River, but this is the first time I’d seen one when I had a camera lens powerful enough to capture it. Thanks for the compliment!

  2. Love your eagle! I’ve done some posts on our residents at the local botanical garden, I find them intriguing. This year the mother was killed by an airplane strike, leaving three young in the nest. This year has gone by much too fast.

    • My husband and I don’t often go places where you see the eagles, so it was a real treat for us. You’re fortunate to be able to see them locally. And yes, this year has gone by way too fast. It’s been a good year, but it’s just whipping by.

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