A Day In The Life


Study in Blue and Green
April 4, 2007, 8:21 pm
Filed under: Family, Nature

The play of light on myriad shades of green acted as a magnet for the camera lens.

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Upward, always pulled upward by the brilliance of blue and green.

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The most skilled perfumer could not hope to capture the clean, earthy scent of the air. The essence of rebirth, of all things new.

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A glorious spring day. Perfect for a walk. But, as Jasper and I walked joyfully along in the sunshine, our hearts bore a shadow of sadness.  We were walking without Cherokee, our friend and loyal companion.  Cherokee died on March 11.  We miss her. 

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Cherokee had the sweetest disposition of any dog I’ve ever met.   She always wore a doggie smile and I read love in her eyes.  Cherokee wagged her tail whenever I was near her.  It was the last thing she did as I said goodbye.  I know her spirit is soaring in the blue spring sky.  And I can see her tail wagging in the light as it dances on the leaves. 

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Looks like a lovely place to live around.

Comment by Vi

Oh Cherokee – I’m so sorry he’s gone. What a great day to remember him.

Comment by Karmyn R

My sincere condolences on the passing of Cherokee. Is this the first time you’ve mentioned it? I don’t recall seeing it anywhere.

Comment by Willowtree

oh…. sad….
losing friends … four legged best buds.

I miss my dog.

Comment by Pamela

I’m so sorry to hear about Cherokee.

Comment by Claudia

Last night I went walking, getting my ankle recovered after surgery last year. Feels good to get my lungs and heart working again.

It is my first week to sprint back home, I can do it now without falling down. I laid down on the back porch and was catching my breath looking up at the sky, the trees looked very much like these. I wished I had the energy to get my camera to take the picture. Thank you for doing it for me. =)

Comment by Vicki

Beautiful photos…I love Arkansas in the spring.

For some reason, your blog shows up GIANT on my computer, with the left sidebar and the middle running together – is it just me?

Gotta change your link in my sidebar, too!

Love ya!
T

Comment by Tiggerlane

UPDATE – your blog totally works on my office computer – just NOT on the one at home. GRR!

Comment by Tiggerlane

I smell spring when I look at your photos…. I’m sorry for your loss of Cherokee… It is a blessing to have such a companion….

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