Saturday, July 14, 2012

I draw lines...

Whoa dilly, as i look at the calendar on my tool bar, 
I see that it's been well over 2 months since I've posted here!  Honestly?!? 
Geez, I've almost forgotten how to do this...
but much like coming home after an extended holiday, it's just a matter of opening a few 
windows,  dusting off a couple of cobwebs and brewing a pot of tea before the rhythm 
of comfort sets in for me.

Life has been very rewarding as of late, a balanced blend of real hard work and extremely 
exciting play!  Invaluable accolades, such as taking a break along a river with a 
lunch~hunting  spotted owl, listening in on old whispers coming from new~growth elders, 
and heeling to a golden~gated bridge aboard a Hasty Heart,  were refreshing my depleted
spirit & renewing my sense of wonder.  

I traveled to new, and old familiar places.  I saw new, and old familiar faces.  
I celebrated life & love with a sense of adventure.  I unplugged & let go.  
And I felt the concrete canyon dissolve away...far, far away.  
I enjoyed my ride with the top down.  I let the wild, west wind tangle up my hair 
& the northern sun paint me up a shade of amber.
My soul was replenishing.  

I spoke fluent "photographese,"  as my camera was my voice.  This visual language flowed
in & out of me morning, noon & night.  My heart beat in shutter speed & my metabolism  
charged up, naturally.  All my senses feasted.  I savored the ripeness of farm to table 
foods.  I ogled every blue~green ocean vista.  I tuned in to the depths of the forests & I
heard the voices of wisdom.  I inhaled the ubiquitous scent of eucalyptus, deeply;  and I 
held it in...held it all in.
Forever. For keepsakes.

I still haven't quite exhaled.

So, until then,
 let me share with you, another side of me

another expression, so to speak, 

sometimes, I draw lines...when I just can't put it into words...

but the feelings remain...fluid,

yet linear...
deep inside of me.

    I hope all you magical beings are well & making time to enjoy this bright season! 
I have missed each & every one of you!


  1. Oh Nancy...
    These are lovely. I have missed your eye my dear.

    1. Hello Sunshine!!! Thank you for your gracious visit...AnD, I like your Tatt selections (recommending ALL of them) especially the feather finger! I just might InDulge myself, as well! XO

  2. Only this morning when I was driving I was thinking about you...I wondered where you were? Delighted to see you. I thought to vanish if you did not return. xx

    1. Oh my fair lady...driving while under the influence of "me"??? HAhaha! I'm so pleased you have come to check in on me, as your support & kitty kisses keep me aloft. I cherish YOU more than words can express! XO

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    1. and I YOU...i love that up hill of yours, where the garden begins & your soul will grow. I've been negligent in writing you, please know it's not for lack of desire. Just know that I hold in you my heart & hug you each & every day! XO

  4. I imagined you had ridden off on a narwhal into the dark oceans of the pacific northwest! he he!...yes, good to see you Nancy!xx

    1. LOL...well, i DID visit a fantastic sea lion rescue center in Sausalito & was flabbergasted to hear, that narwhals do NOT use their horn to hunt, during a lecture!?! What pray tell would our Miss Plume have to say about that?
      i love you lady friend & so pleased you dropped in on me. Truly, truly delighted! XO

  5. Beautiful lines Lady. Just gorgeous~


  6. I think that perhaps some frames are in order for that art you've them.