Sunday, January 31, 2010

FIELDS OF DIAMONDS

What a privilege
to freely walk
in the solitude of snow.


To see the ground covered with diamonds,
to think your own thoughts,
and to know all is well in your life.

To see a bird take wing
and marvel how its tiny body
can withstand
the chills of winter.

How reassuring to know
that when you return to your house
the wonderful aroma of fresh brewed coffee
will meet your nostrils
and you can wrap your hands
around the mug
and feel its warmth.

All is right
in our little corner
of the world
and we love our life.

XOXO
Lilly, Piper, Carrleigh and Java

27 comments:

Stella, Gunther & Betty said...

What a lovely post. We felt like we were walking in the snow with you. :)

Are those your cows??? I LOVE cows!

Shannon

Sue said...

That was beautiful. Love the pic of Java

Maggie and Mitch said...

What beautiful words and what lovely pictures!

Love ya lots,
Maggie and Mitch

Benny and Lily said...

What beautiful pictures. Looks so peaceful..
Benny & Lily

Ginger Jasper said...

This is a lovely post.. LOvely pictures, lovely words and lovely sentiments.. Just perfect.. Hugs GJ x

Hamish Westie said...

Hmmm. Is that the same snow that hurts my feet so much?
Well, I guess it's good to see the cup half full!
Cheers, H.

The OP Pack said...

More beautiful photos and lovely sentiments. We enjoyed walking along with you.

Woos, Phantom and Thunder

Khyra The Siberian Husky And Sometimes Her Mom said...

Thank woo fur sharing yours since I DIDN'T GET ANY ;-(

Hugz&Khysses,
Khyra
PeeEssWoo: Furry nice post by the way!

Paco,Milo, Maya and mommy Simona said...

,,,,,and we love youuuuu!!!!!
what a great great post again dear friends!!!!
You're such a wonderful poets!!!!!
Lovely pics...lovely words.....all is perfect and you're the best!!!!!
We would love walking with you in such a wonderful places!!!!
Thabks for sharing!!!!
Sweet kisses and licks

Clive said...

A beautiful post with such beautiful photos!

Oskar said...

What a lovely, thoughtful post!

Notes by Nina said...

What a lovely post! The winter-time is wonderful. I love to walk in the crystals and think about things. Lovely post, with great pics. Thanks!

Much Love
Nina

Ms. ~K said...

Thanks for sharing your lovely winter wonderland!
~K

Jazzi said...

Great pictures. Hey
IS your mom a writer or something??? She is very good at it and mom and I enjoyed it alot.

Take care and keep warm.

warm wishes
Snazzi

Twix said...

What a beautiful post. Those pictures of snow are pretty but as far as I'm concerned you can keep it over there where you live. I am content just looking at the pics ;o)
Snuggles,
Twix

Sally said...

What a lovely post - living and being exactly where you want to be is like winning the lottery! Congrats!

Licks
Sally and Paddy

BRUTUS said...

Fantastic post!! Nice to see Java too :)
We love how the snow makes it so much quieter outside too. And you are right, knowing there is a warm cozy house to go back to makes being out in the cold even better!!

Snorts-
Brutus the Frenchie

Hollie and Janie said...

What beautiful snow! I love seeing your cows in the snow,too! Java, do you ever chase them?? I try to herd up the ones at my grandparents', but they usually ignore me!
Love,
Janie

animal lover, quilt lover said...

Thank-you for the beautiful pictures!!! Thanks for visit and the sweet words!!! Love to see Java!!!
It is like winning the lottery when you have a good husband!!! Thanks Lynn !!!!
Kiss the gang, Bambi, Happy & Fern

Cassie said...

Such a peaceful post! Seeing the lone pooch walking down the snow covered road, ahhhhh. The shot of the fence with the fresh snow in front and in back. Wow. Terrific.

I agree with you about our similarities. If I get back east (ever) we'll have to get together since we do seem to be 2 peas in a pod!!

Dory and the Mama said...

Thank you for the wonderful post, both pictures and words, it really warmed my soul!!

Sweet Cottage Dreams said...

so peaceful....
so beautiful....
xo
becky

Asta said...

Lilly,Pipew,Cawwleigh and Java
Youw little cownew of the wowld does look like a little bit of heaven..I'm so glad you know how to appweciate it!
smoochie kisses
ASTA

Kira The BeaWootiful said...

Wooos! Simply BeaWoootiful!
there are no other words....
-Kira, The no snow....

TwoSpecialWires said...

Here we are. Struggling to catch up. Listening to and watching a PBS documentary about The Donner Party while we read and write. And we come across your quiet calming post. We read it at just the right time. When we needed to recognize the calmness and beauty in a winter day. What a lovely post. We especially loved your words and the huddled group of cows under the trees.

Thank you.
Jake and Fergi xxoo

Inky and Molly said...

Awwwwwwww.....

Bella the Westie said...

So beautiful, I can see why you love it so much !
Love, Bella.

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