Wednesday, July 16, 2008
Today I walked as usual in the noon heat. I hadn't expected any creatures to be about and was overjoyed to see a pair of blue herons rise up over the creek. The wings were massive as I was so near, ands yet so far as trees, shrubs, and winding creek obscured good view. One perched atop the fallen beaver logs and I waited awhile, peering before moving forward again. As I stopped to increase my rock collection, I saw rocks tumbling near a culvert opening. A badger poked its nose out, not once but twice before deciding to stay inside. I took that opportunity to select two new rocks and waited again, hoping for another glimpse. I gave up first and continued on in the heat. I was melting and was so looking forward to the turning point where I would again face light breezes. I found a deep blue marble alongside a penny and picked them up for good luck all the day. My henna and clay mask arrived at health food store so after both jobs and a pool workout, I'm blogging with a little pampering and a glass of wine.