matthiessen moments

Spent about 3 1/2 hours hiking at beautiful Matthiessen State Park, in Utica IL. Winter here has been a bit strange: lots of unusually warm days, and not much snow. The park was especially beautiful, with a mix of winter, and a way too early for Spring vibe. The park is named for Frederick William Matthiessen. This was his estate and private park!

grateful

i am grateful for steps… the journey… gold and grave…

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i am grateful for breath… the rhythm… singing out loud…

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i am grateful for light… the assurance… darkness cannot abide…

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i am grateful for love… love and friendship… i am not alone…

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i am grateful for mystery… all that is unkown… i will trust the author…

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i am grateful… for you…

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