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In the sand today.

The picture alone, without the written word, leaves half the story untold.

~ James Lafferty

This post is in response to Susannah Conway’s April Love 2018 prompt for today:  Written.  Quick post today.  M and I have been out hiking and enjoying this beautiful Sunday.  I hope your Sunday is/was beautiful, too.

New Brunswick, Canada. (June 2012)

A few of the 10,000 reasons to be happy:  635)  A hike in the woods.  636)  Perfect hiking weather (cool, breezy, and sunny).  637)  Fields of purple flowers.  638)  Seeing two Bald Eagles on our way home.  639)  Sitting by the Pocomoke River.  640)  Lunch at our new favorite Chinese restaurant.  (Our old favorite is closed.  The couple who owned it — she was the waitstaff and he was the chef — decided to retire.)


Robin is a photographer, artist, writer, yoga teacher, sometime poet, wife, mom, grandma, daughter, sister, friend, and occasional traveler currently living on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. She shares her daily walks and meanders, a lot of quotes, some of her artwork, and a lot of her photography here on Ye Olde Blogge. Older posts can be found at Life in the Bogs, her previous blog. Robin and her husband are (still!) in the midst of renovating the house and cleaning up the property they refer to as the Wabi-Sabi Ranch, 35 acres that include marsh, a dock on a tidal creek, meadows, and woodlands. Every day brings new discoveries.

7 thoughts on “Written

    1. I’ve been thinking about camping, too, Dawn. I’d like to camp on the beach at Assateague before we move from here. Or maybe I should write IF we move from here. It’s the plan, but it’s also five years away so… who knows?


    1. I’d love to see the bluebells in bloom, Cathy. I almost always miss them. We didn’t see any wildflowers in bloom yet on our hike. Maybe next weekend, after the weather warms a little.


      1. We’ve had such cold miserable weather here, I was surprised they were in bloom, Robin. I’ll have to post some pictures; they may show up when I write later in the summer about my Camino preparation. That will be a long post. I’m getting really nervous about my ability to do it, but I’ve read about so many people doing it who are older and in worse shape than I am. Trying not to get discouraged. 🙂

        I hope you find those flowers next weekend. I’m going to Richmond to do the Monument Avenue 10K with my daughter; she’s running and I’m walking. 🙂


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