A place to call home
London, ON, July 2010
About this photo: It's "branched" week all week long here at Written Inc., as Thematic Photographic celebrates anything remotely woody that grows toward the sky. Please click here to share your own branched vision. Happiness shall ensue.In the backyard of our friend's home, there's this tree that sits in the middle and casts a delightfully soft shade over the seating area. It's the kind of place where we've spent many quiet afternoons and evenings, just chatting about whatever comes up. It's a comforting, happy place.
They hung a bird feeder there this summer, and as the sun slowly settled toward the horizon one particular day in July, I found myself staring at the two kinds of wood - before and after - and feeling comforted as much by the sight of this combined source of life as I was by the banter of voices floating over from nearby.
Another subtle reminder from the universe that it's the simple things that matter most.
Your turn: Where's your favorite quiet place? What makes it your favorite?
One more thing: My lovely wife wrote about our daughter's big weekend on her blog. Click here to see what she had to say.