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Sweet, sweet sunshine

May 24th, 2010 | By | Category: Perspectives

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A sunny day after so much rain, after so many gray days, is a gift that shouldn’t be wasted.   A dozen chores awaited, but so did the sunshine.  There were skies to watch, clouds to study, reflections to ponder.    So I played hooky for a while in the back pasture.

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I watched feathers and leaves float on the water and wondered what bird lost the feather floating next to last year’s dried out oak leaf.

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I noted the increased quantity of waterside weeds and looked for tadpoles and frogs among them.

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I stared at the mud until I could the two frogs that blended in so well with their surroundings.

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Then I sat for a while on the pond bank near a wild rose bush and breathed in its sweet fragrance.

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Across the pond, the old dog waded the shallows on the other side of the pond, drank, and made silly faces.

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The neighbor’s cattle stared from the fenceline the whole time I was out there.  They kept mooing softly, hopefully.   I guess they heard about the sweet feed mix I serve at my place.

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