When we let Scout off the leash…she doesn't run, trot or jump…she
She sniffs odd-looking patches of thorny shrubs and wanders through rustling leaves.
Sometimes there's a critter in there that spooks her and sends her running.
She loves the park. And I love it too.
I recently discovered this little brook with the tiniest of waterfalls. Such a serene place.
If you've been following along my posts lately, I've mentioned that work is kind of kicking my butt.
I am still figuring it all out - and trips to the park certainly have been helping.
I go in feeling stormy and frustrated sometimes, especially on sundays before a long week ahead..
and come out feeling much more capable, less overwhelmed, more determined and focused.
It gets you in touch with what matters..
I've got to take a leaf out of Scout's book…(get it!? leaf!)
and be okay with prancing around more. getting excited just to be outside and in the beauty of nature.
Before I know it, we've walked and ran four miles and do our hearts a little good, too.
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on another note…it's November! When did this happen?! Why is it dark now at 4pm!? Goodness me.
I find myself snacking on leftover halloween candy and
yearning for my camera to take pictures of even more leaves…