we have returned from the forest cathedral called yosemite. it was glorious! i have not been in the spring and so had not seen the yosemite and bridalveil falls roaring with water. walking up the path and feeling the wind and the mist and hearing the thunder of those waterfalls. pretty spectacular. oh yes!
my sister dottie took all of these photos because i didn't take a single one. but i did take in everything with my eyes which was so nice for a change. so so nice.
i did a few sketches and enjoyed the quiet study of the landscape. we walked and picnicked and sat on beds of pine needles next to the wide merced river filled with snowmelt – clear swells of fast moving water gold, green, with cobalt shadows on the surface that reflected sky.
and now i am home. settling in for the next 10 days or so until i'm off on my next adventure. i am so grateful that i can return from a lovely trip and not have to start thinking about how many days i have before i have to return to work. life feels like a juicy peach right now and i'm savoring every second.