Star Gazing

What a lovely post! Sometimes, the cares and worries of everyday life wear us down and I’m sure we’ve all had moments like this.

The memory strengthens as you lay burdens upon it, and becomes trustworthy as you trust it.

Doug's Scribbles and Ramblings

This morning, as I was hurrying across the backyard to my car in the dark with my large lunch cooler in one hand and my brief case and empty coffee mug in the other, the stars caught my eye. I live close to the edge of town so the sky is dark enough I can see them, and I had heard talk about a meteor shower, so I set everything in the back seat of my car and looked up. The town was quiet, as it usually is at 4am, there was a cool breeze blowing in my face, and for a moment, as I stared at the tiny white specks twinkling against their black backdrop, I was able to block the neighbor’s house from my view. In that moment, as that tiny little “dipper” in the eastern sky came into view, I felt the innocent awe again that I…

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About caroleparkes

My husband calls me a butterfly because I flit from one hobby to another. Apart from being a wife for 52 years, a mother of three sons, and a grandmother, I'm also an author, genealogist, amateur artist, a lover of most needlecrafts, and occasional poet. Of the above, my most enduring interest has been writing and I hope to be doing it well into old age.
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2 Responses to Star Gazing

  1. marianbeaman says:

    Thanks for the re-blog, a great reminder that all we have to do is look UP!


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