Tuesday, July 03, 2018

A beautiful sight to behold

Walking down our barn road in summer is like walking through a tunnel. A canopy of sweet gum, oak, hickory casts the old red rock road in shadow. A strong-willed sun will weave a ray through the branches and leaves to shine on a subject like a stage light.

Yesterday, as Jilda and I on our early walk almost needed a flashlight as we traversed the road from the barn to the mailbox. Then about halfway home, I saw moss on a log. The sunlight made the emerald green sheen on the fallen log, vibrate with color. It was a beautiful sight to behold.


8 comments:

  1. The sunshine does put a different light on things. How beautiful that old log is. Hope you have a wonderful 4th of July !

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  2. It looks a lot like the mold growing on the steps to my deck because Lake Junebug has been pretty full for weeks.

    Love,
    Janie

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  3. The Emerald City of Empire?

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  4. Dear Rick, isn't life wonderfully full of surprises--like the moss on the branch. We need only look; but so often I'm caught up the cares of the day that I forget to look and so I miss out on beauty. I'm glad you captured this beautiful moment with the camera. Peace.

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  5. Beauty all around, even in the shadows! Have a wonderful July 4th! Hope you and Jilda are good!

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  6. It looks almost magical!!

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