Posts Tagged ‘fantasy

05
Jul
17

daydreams…

“There are in life a few moments so beautiful,that even words are a sort of profanity.” Diana Palmer

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13
Aug
14

Tink’s Safe Place

“You know that place between sleep and awake, the place where you can still remember dreaming? That’s where I’ll be waiting for you. Join me there beneath the pink comforter.” Tink

 

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24
Jul
14

Pointy Hatted & Smiling

‘Why the fascination

with this little, smiling,

pointy hatted, garden creation?’

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I have this emerging distraction in the garden…too many things, too many doodads, too many busy things. Windmills, yard art, wind chimes, spinning crystal balls, bells, bird baths, statues amidst the flowers, trees, shrubs. Too many. Some were my Mom’s, my Aunt’s. Sentimentality and history keeps them anchored. But, I have added ‘stuff’. I need, I must, wean this gardener out of the clutter of sounds (too many competing sounds of chimes), out of peeling, painted concrete animals (I actually won’t have difficulties here). 

Oh, but the one creations that I will not be able to remove are the Gnomes. Oh my no! No can do. Magical. Suggesting, no more than a suggestion, something to the garden that is tended to in my absence (wish they would weed now and then). I give it little depth of thought. Probably because I know it is fanciful, make believe. Yet, as an adult, there is this silliness of having these little pointed hatted, smiling creations greeting me as I enter the yard.

Hmmm? The older I get, the more I like to stay in touch with that last vestige of fantasy…helps with the grandchildren.

06
Mar
14

Photography: Abandoned Beauty & Fantasy

A yard, neglected and forgotten because of life’s demands and distractions. Priorities demand the owner turn away from Springtime and past efforts to create a peaceful place. The peace is still there for the seeker. The beauty is there, but not seen now.

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An old, knobby Birch Tree with appealing contours and colors

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“Don’t let the tall weeds cast a shadow on the beautiful flowers in your garden.” 

Steven Maraboli

27
Jul
12

Longing For That Certain Something…………….

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All manner of life’s demands sometimes, often times, stand between this sweet obsession of fly fishing and our needs to be at ease. At ease with that part of us that feels certain fulfilling thoughts as we are in the act of fishing.

Probably different for many as to what they feel or process while fishing, but I am today considering what you think and feel when not fishing….when you are not likely to get out for anytime soon and the mind twitches through sequences of thought.

For me, my Winter’s effort at tying set there, in boxes, as a provocation. That effort, the anticipation, the planning are on hold. Yet, those repetitive efforts to tie flies were also tied to daydreams, images of successes and a preordained sense of satisfaction. Denied those successes the mind sputters along. There is not gleeful anticipation, but more like an annoying comparison of what was and what is now…like that irritating back or shoulder pain that begs comparisons of what was and what is now.

For me presentation and anticipation, akin to some seduction, are running through my mind. Like that sexy picture that can be seen but never touched. One has to believe that some day one will feel the fantasy and the reality come back together….soon. Life interrupts………this too shall pass.




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