A peaceful picture of simple pleasures painted with words and images from a friend in Round Top, Texas.
I have an overwhelming desire to think about nothing, talk about nothing, do nothing. Perhaps this mindlessness / mental exhaustion is a cousin of meditation. Maybe I’m on the way to “empty mind meditation” or mental silence that will declutter my brain and bring on a state of nirvana.
A change of scenery brings mountain wildflowers, a fire in the fireplace and a haiku about the mesmerizing nature of flames.
I think a group of swans did a performance just for me. As I stood and watched, they changed direction, got in position, and swam by in a line. MUST.WRITE.HAIKU.
Is this little bird thinking what a great day it is to be a bird in the sunshine, in a sanctuary-like environment where the predators wear warning bells and the feeders are always full?
A little boy embodies the concept of mindfulness and simple pleasures with the rainbow wall at Dulles Airport. Adults, not so much.