Sunday, September 20, 2009

Sunday Stroll - In Two Part Harmony

Early in the afternoon, I walked close to home... enjoying the blue sky and green fields.












While I waited for my daughter to get off work, I took another walk in town. On this warm afternoon, the little breeze off the bay that never lets one forget this is a harbor town was a welcome companion on my long walk through the village. Some of the seasonal residents have already left town, as children return to school, but there were still teenagers laughing and the rush of the roaring river filling the air with sound.




Ah! A place to sit for a while and rest in the shade near the river's edge.

Where ever you are, whatever the weather, I wish you comfort and joy.
all photos by Aisling, September 20, 2009

17 comments:

Pom Pom said...

Thank you for wishing me comfort and joy! (o:
Cooler weather is blowing into Denver this afternoon - can't risk a walk now with the storm clouds looming! I'm glad I could go on YOUR walk!

Aisling said...

Pom Pom, Glad you could stroll along with me too! Stay warm and dry!

movinginspirals said...

What a beautiful town you live in. A long, leisurely sit by the river sounds heavenly...

Cloudhands said...

Oh to see the blue of the sky again. You'd think it has been months of storms the way I miss the pretty skies of autumn. The rain has been appreciated, but the glimpse of blue in your pictures was so refreshing. You still have some lovely flowers to share. Ours are looking a little waterlogged and raggedy.

Aisling said...

Christiane,
It is a beautiful town. Our children go to school there, but we actually live several miles out of town. I really enjoy driving in and taking a long walk through parks and gardens, and along the lakeshore or the river.

Mom/Cloudhands,
I'm glad I have this way of sharing my blue skies with you. They have been beautiful this month. We were water logged earlier in the summer, but September has been dry and dusty. I'm thrilled with my late blooming flowers this year... Not only do I have the usual mums, but a couple of varieties of sedum, and a big patch of cosmos and "daisy type" flowers (from a mixed seed packet.) It is nice to have so much color this late in the gardening year!

Thank you all for visiting!

Blessed With Four said...

that bench in the shade near the river looks like heaven on earth!

Aisling said...

Blessed,

I think it is! :)

linda said...

i knew if i popped over, your photos would be like a cool breeze and they are....how lovely everything is...i would love a roaring river right about now :)

xoxox

Aisling said...

Linda,

Thank you. Of course, you have vines dripping with grapes and canes dripping with opulent roses! I think those sound like a little bit of heaven!

Pom Pom said...

Can you believe it is almost time for a Sunday stroll again? I have a book suggestion for you. The Road from Coorain by Jill Ker Conway. It is a delicious beautifully written book. She later became the first woman president of Smith College. Have you read it?

Aisling said...

Pom Pom,

I have read it! I loved that book. Memoirs are a favorite genre of mine. My very favorite of that type of book is probably The Land Remembers by Ben Logan. Have you read that?

Everydaywoman said...

Aisling,

I know I'm a week late here, but you know how it is with school in session!

I just love your close-ups, especially the butterfly and the intense close view of the rose. You have such a talent with your lens!

Have a happy week!

Ruth

Aisling said...

Ruth, Thank you! I do know how it is. My stroll from yesterday is still on the camera, which is with my daughter at school! lol.

I hope your school year is off to a wonderful beginning!

Marie said...

So many beautiful photos -- what a lovely stroll!

Aisling said...

Marie,

Thank you so much! :)

nancybond said...

Aisling, it's been much too long since I've visited! I enjoyed your lovely stroll. How lucky you are to live so near a river. :)

Aisling said...

Nancy,

Thanks for coming by. That river is 6 miles from home, so not really so close. But, very nice to walk by when I'm in town. :)