Trees are ablaze around us. It’s fall. We have two trees, which appear as if they are afire; yesterday the sun’s light reflected into the bedroom and illuminated it in an orange glow. Soon the leaves will be falling to the ground and covering the lawn. Soon, my weekend activities will shift from dreaming to working on the lawn clearing leaves. That’s okay, that’s is what happens at this time of the year; the days get shorter and the dreams become stronger.
The dream of the lake, the pull of the lake.
I long to see the sun rise over the lake and watch the sun’s rays slowly bring the hills and trees to life. It’s quiet at the lake at this time of the year only a few people visit in the late fall. I’ll be there soon enough, I have a few chores to do before winter sets in. Last year I went alone, this year it’ll be a family affair and all of us will venture north for a short weekend of working the yard and getting the cottage ready for winter. It’ll be all hands on deck and then we’ll get to rest and relax Saturday night and dream.
In the meantime, my dream is to finish grading lab reports and articles of the week today. It’s going to be a great day, the weather is cool, misty and the forecast calls for rain. Perfect weather for sitting down and working. My dreams will have to sustain for another day. Making the days Count, one day at a time, one trip back in time, one dream to keep me going.
What dreamy place gives you a ‘gentle push’ when you need it?
Today’s post is in response to the Daily Post’s Weekly Photo Challenge – prompt – at Word Press. The week’s prompt is “Dreamy.” This week, we’d like to see an image that looks dreamy to you. A photo of a place you often visit in dreams. A snapshot of your dreamy boy- or girlfriend. A scene that looks a bit out-of-this world. Take us on a flight of fancy!
5 thoughts on “Weekly Photo Challenge – Dreamy”
Clay, What an inspiring post. Beautiful pictures. Thanks for giving me the shot in the arm I needed. -CJ
That boat on the lake pic is a perfect visual for dreamy!!!
Thanks – i have been thinking and dreaming of the lake lately… I took the picture last summer and it’s one of my favorites of the lake – even though it’s not our boat – it fits. Have a wonderful October!
Oh my dreamy place is definitely somewhere deep in the forest, close enough to a water source so that I can hear either the waves crashing or the water falling, but not so close that the water overpowers the stillness. (sigh).
The trees are starting to turn here so it won’t be long now for Fall to start rolling in. If it would just cool off a little I’d be in full autumn mode.
Thanks for making the days count, Clay. Keep it up.
w/a Jansen Schmidt