That I Can See
If you read the previous post,
you know the circumstances of my going to take a time lapse video of me going to take a picture of MT Shasta. I ended up not recording a time lapse video of the
drive, arrival, and me setting up a tripod on the hood of the Buick for
However, this, (above), is the picture that I took. I like how it
Just before dinner,
I went back outside and took more pictures in the diffused light from
clouds that had blown in. It was still around 90°, but not uncomfortably
so, since there was a breeze. Soon I had more than enough interesting
images to populate another blog post on this Mothers Day.
There always seems
to be some interesting subject that gets my attention, so that I will
point the camera and take a picture. It could be something as simple as
this dandelion growing near a red curb, even though there were thousands
of other dandelions growing all around it.
Or it could be something as dramatic as this big round ball of colorful rose petals.
It makes me very happy to find all these beautiful photo opportunities just by walking around the Treehouse property.
People remark about how I seem to be so happy whenever they see me.
They ask, “How do I do this?”
How do I find so many beautiful things to enjoy?
I tell them that I know that good and bad exist in this world, but it makes me much happier if I look for the good. So I do.
filling my mind with negativity, by avoiding, those things that produce negativity.
it’s not all just my choice. I think a lot of my optimism is a result
of God’s grace, circumstances, and genetics. But, I can choose to focus
on the good things that life has to offer and only deal with the
negative when absolutely necessary.
I’m happy to be me at this time of my life. That’s a good thing. Who else could I be?
Well, that’s enough
babbling. Dragon Express, (dictation software), is doing some strange
things, (stranger than usual anyhow), and scrolling in Google Docs is
I think it’s a sign that I should stop writing, find, and post a somewhat related video.
Nicely Animated Story