Earth: Vastness, Vividness, Vitality!

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Driving through this span of Earth was an out-of-body experience for me. I was literally the smallest creature realizing the vastness, vitality and vividness of the land I crawl upon. Earth – A big hug to you from little me! (driving through CA land and under its clear blue skies).
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December 31, 2015

My usual daily walk, this morning, was usual in every sense; except that it was not usual.   On this particular walk, every time, I passed a walker or a dog-walker,  I was made aware that TODAY is the LAST DAY of the year 2015.  And, this fact made today’s walk an un-usual one.  “Happy new year,” “Happy 2016,” “Have a great new year,” “All the best in 2016.”  These were wishes wished to me by the people I passed.

I started to get into the spirit of this day.  With my pace trying to catch up with Thomas, my beagle; I felt my thoughts trying to catch up with this passing day.  All the wishes started to swirl inside my head – no homelessness, no poverty, no killings, no hunger, no rapes, no child abuse, no child trafficking, no abuse, no animal abuse, no misuse of power and money…OH! MY THOUGHTS BECAME UNSTOPPABLE!  My pace and blood flow followed!  I realized that I ultimately wanted only ONE thing for our world, our earth, our planet, for 2016 and years beyond 2016:

Please, there be peace in this world. 

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Happy Place in Many Places!

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Happy place is – the beauty on Earth!
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Happy place is – being with family and friends ❤
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Happy place is – Where food is 🙂
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Happy place is – Where I get aromatherapy 🙂
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Happy place is – Where I get to see the snow *
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Happy place is – Where I find this quote – A happy couple: he does what she wants and she does what she wants! 🙂
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Happy place is – a place where I can take a great nap 🙂
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Happy place is – Where I find PASTA! 🙂 ❤

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Happy Place.”

No question about it, no explanation need to be given – Happiness is with you at all times;  it’s yours to grab whenever YOU want!

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Change – As I Saw

imageIn response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Change.”

For several minutes, the airplane I was on, flew over some amazing mountain peaks.  I was mesmerized!  The pilot had announced that we would be landing soon.  I never stopped looking out the window…I felt like I had entered into another planet!  As I was daydreaming, an unexpected scene jumped at me – A sudden change: from a massive collection of brownish mountains, with high and low peaks, to a massive collection of tiny and long metallic geometric structures!  San Francisco!  I was over the city I was about to visit!

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A Story in a Single Image

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A gift to us, to our being, this Earth;

Life, too, is a gift, know it’s worth.

Sun rays punch through the blue skies, everyday,

we bathe in its warmth, and so often, in it play.

Everything on this Earth – Mountain, land and seas,

Animals and trees; birds and the bees,

Each created to make this Earth complete.

Our gifts are most beautiful and rare,

So rare, we want to know if someone else, like us, exists out there.

Take a leap, jump for joy,

and this life, this gift, begin to enjoy!

 

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