Monday, September 9, 2013
My Back Porch
As you can see to the left, I also take my camera (phone) with me and I sometimes get lucky to get pictures of the various flora and fauna that flutter by. My home is surrounded by woods on 3 sides. I enjoy listening to the forest wake up around me. The squirrels run and jump and make racket in the trees. The birds sing and the crows startle me me when they "caw" loudly over head. The deer eat peacefully wandering along the edge. They have long lost their fear of me. There's even a bunny I catch hopping across the bright green of the lawn on occasion
Of course I don't get to start every day there. We've had so much rain this summer! The porch isn't covered except for the bit covered by the eave of the roof high above. But even when raining I'll sometimes step out to enjoy the soft sound of the drops falling amongst the trees. One such morning I was on the step when I realized there was a line splitting my vision. It was
I go to the back porch to begin my day, to end my evening, to dance, to eat, to catch the sun and if Im lucky, the very rare snowflake. I go there to think, to socialize, to worry and to grieve. I can sit there and worry or I can get up and dance, dance, dance. And then. Then there are days when I step out and am completely blessed to see this... from my back porch.