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Be

[From Jonathan Livingston Seagull]

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“Be”

Lost
On a painted sky
Where the clouds are hung
For the poet’s eye
You may find him
If you may find himThere
On a distant shore
By the wings of dreams
Through an open door
You may know him
If you may

Be
As a page that aches for a word
Which speaks on a theme that is timeless
And the one God will make for your day

Sing
As a song in search of a voice that is silent
And the sun
God will make for your way

And we dance
To a whispered voice
Overheard by the soul,
Undertook by the heart
And you may know it
If you may know it

While the sand would become the stone
Which begat the spark
Turned to living bone
Holy, holy
Sanctus, sanctus

Be
As a page that aches for a word
Which speaks on a theme that is timeless
While the one God will make
for your day

Sing
As a song in search of a voice that is silent
And the one God will make for your way

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Tranquility

“Quiet is peace. Tranquility. Quiet is turning down the volume knob on life. Silence is pushing the off button. Shutting it down. All of it. – Amir”
― Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner

 

[Scenes from Port Townsend, Anacortes and Deception Pass, WA]

 

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The Geese of Beverly Road

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We’ll take ourselves out in the street
And wear the blood in our cheeks like red roses
We’ll go from car to sleeping car and whisper in their sleeping ears
We were here, we were here
We’ll set off the geese of Beverly Road

Hey love, we’ll get away with it
We’ll run like we’re awesome, totally genius
Hey love, we’ll get away with it
We’ll run like we’re awesome

We won’t be disappointed
We’ll fight like girls for our place at the table
Our room on the floor
We’ll set off the geese of Beverly Road

Hey love, we’ll get away with it
We’ll run like we’re awesome, totally genius
Hey love, we’ll get away with it
We’ll run like we’re awesome

We’re the heirs to the glimmering world
We’re the heirs to the glimmering world
We’re the heirs to the glimmering world
We’re the heirs to the glimmering world

We’re drunk and sparking, our legs are open
Our hands are covered in cake
But I swear we didn’t have any
I swear we didn’t have any

Hey, love, we’ll get away with it
We’ll run like we’re awesome, totally genius
Hey, love, we’ll get away with it
We’ll run like we’re awesome

We’re the heirs to the glimmering world
We’re the heirs to the glimmering world
We’re the heirs to the glimmering world
We’re the heirs to the glimmering world

Oh, come, come be my waitress and serve me tonight
Serve me the sky tonight
Oh, come, come be my waitress and serve me tonight
Serve me the sky with a big slice of lemon

We’re the heirs to the glimmering world
We’re the heirs to the glimmering world
We’re the heirs to the glimmering world
We’re the heirs to the glimmering world

The Geese of Beverly Road (The National)

Blue Willow Lavender Farm Part II!

http://www.bluewillowlavenderfarm.com/Blue_Willow_Lavender_Farm/Welcome.html

This place is a bit tricky to find but I promise if you are a lavender lover and are in the neighborhood it is totally worth your time to walk around, inhale the scents, and absorb the peace of the entire farm.  There are multiple places to sit, strategic places next to trees where there is shade.  The store is amazing and glowing with brilliantly flowering roses and lavender.

Tracy, the owner, is as kind and earthy as can be.

Truly a beautiful experience.

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Two Orange Baby Buffalo!

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Little Man is the alpha of the herd, there at the front. If you call him, he’ll come running. The herd follows right behind.
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Heading to the food source…..us. We feed them celery, apples, sweet bell peppers, and bread. Lots of bread!
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Baby always stays very close to mom. Both calves are approximately three weeks old.
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They’re acting much more alert than my last visit.
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There are two different kinds of buffalo, and this mom has the horns that go up and straight as opposed to horizontal and curl in.
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Baby kisses for mom.
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Got them both in one shot. And luckily enough, I got mom tongue for each! 🙂
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Babies!
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You can see the real color contrast in this photo.
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Baby was pretty curious of us.
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A closer look.
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Headed to the water hole.
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What are the odds the Good Year blimp was flying overhead? (things that make you think)

My friend Sami and her two daughters with their two friends (and Sami’s friend) came out to meet and feed the buffalo.  It was fascinating to watch the buffalo respond to the girls.  They followed them up and down along the fence line.  Maybe it was their energy level.

This next photo set are of the girls collection of wild daisies, discovering an abundance of ladybugs, and offers to “ladysit” each other’s bugs.  It was quite the picturesque activity!

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Ladybugs and daisies.
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Trail of daisies
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Collecting flowers for a giant daisy cluster
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The girls really took a liking to the ladybugs
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Ladysitting in the twilight.
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Showing me her bounty

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