Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Off day

The sky was grey as a gun barrel this morning when I sat down to meditate. It rained on and off all night and looked as though it would be another rainy day. It's been so dry here, I wasn't worried about the sun taking a few days off.

We got about three inches of rain, which was enough to give the earth a good drink but the lake levels were still lower than normal.

After a nice meditation, I punched the brew button on the coffee maker as I checked my email. A while later when the maker beeped, I called to Jilda who was still sleeping.

As we sat to sip our first cup, the sun broke through the clouds and a shaft of light made the front glass glint.

It took a while for the cloud cover to burn off, but by this afternoon the sky was pool blue with fluffy white clouds.

During our walk, I snapped a picture of the sun highlighting some oak leaves which made them look as though they were on fire. I love off days
like today.









9 comments:

  1. Good words, 'Off Day!' The reward you know you deserve. It is nice when it can be a YOU DAY. Only a few times in the last few years I have saw a sun rise. Love the color!

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  2. The only thing I don't like about retirement is I don't get to enjoy a day off...I know, but it is not the same!

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  3. Those leaves look like they're performing a fiery dance.

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  4. Oh meditation is so relaxing and I think every person should try this. Another great photo

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  5. I love your photos--you have a true artist's eye!!

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  6. The leaves have been bright and cheery here, but the color is fading. Soon they'll all be a thing of the past and will be missed. Glad you captured their beauty!

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  7. Nice photo of the oak leaves and the "pool blue" sky in the background.

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  8. Beautiful!! As usual. What a lovely spot.

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  9. Off Days are strange words to me. I wish I had Off Days. It might be fun.
    It's been raining here and everything is wet and grey. It makes a good day to work in the office in between barn work.
    Have a great weekend.
    JB

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