Sunday, June 1, 2014

Keep on Walking






"Well...
I got up and started walking...
I had no one to meet
And I had no taste for talking.

Well...
I walked into the morning light
    and felt the warm sunlight
    forming on my shoulders
Cos it hit me with no warning
    like a summer sky
    storming in my lungs.

Like a stone carried on the river
Like a boat sailing on the sea
Oh, I'll keep on walking.
Well....I'll keep on walking..."

{Keep on Walking by Passenger}

On days like this
With a place like this right around the corner
How can I NOT keep on walking?!

Even when I step in a hole
{accidentally, of course}
fall
and give myself a bloody knee
and send my camera flying into the dust
I will keep on walking.
Don't worry...the camera's fine.

As I was limping down my favorite path,
after said fall,
I couldn't help but chuckle...
First of all - I was way more worried about my camera than my bloody knee.
Then I couldn't help thinking about all those
falling down and getting back up platitudes.
Somehow, in this sunny, green, breezy, sweet smelling, bird chirping place
they all actually seemed true.
I didn't even consider not continuing.
Just dusted off...caught my breath...
and kept on walking.


Joining Kathy and friends for

18 comments:

  1. Oh no! Sorry you fell, but glad you're ok.

    Such a great lesson for life though - and what an amazing place! I need to check this out during the summer!

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  2. And THAT is a sign of someone who leads a life headed by positivity....they just dust themselves off and move forward (but soooo glad the camera AND the knee are ok!). That first shot...WOW...I'd love to see that. IT's like a tunnel of green that calls you to it. Fantastic leading line that draws you right in. Thank you for linking up to Song-ography!

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  3. Sorry to hear you fell, but your camera is OK, so that's what matters most :) I understand that!Your post made me smile. I love the peaceful path surrounded by trees . . .

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  4. Very nice photos. Reminds me of a covered arbor in Mirabel Gardens (used in the SOM) in Salzburg.

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  5. Very nice photos. Reminds me of a covered arbor in Mirabel Gardens (used in the SOM) in Salzburg.

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  6. Very nice photos. Reminds me of a covered arbor in Mirabel Gardens (used in the SOM) in Salzburg.

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  7. Super photography! Looks like a great place.

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  8. I would walk to that place too. Glad your knee and your camera are fine! xo

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  9. Very beautiful and positive post. I am glad to hear both your knee and your camera are o.k. I probably would have done the same: Check the camera, then the knee, then dust off and move on :)

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  10. whether walking or in life in general - really all we can do is pick ourselves up, dust ourselves off, and carry on. I would have been more worried about my camera as well. Beautiful scenes in each of these.

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  11. I'm glad you were not hurt any worse. Bloody knees do hurt though too. Beautiful pictures.

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  12. I did a quiet chuckle when I read your words about the camera being okay...and saw myself in what you said and did!

    Glad you are okay. What a lovely place for a walk!

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  13. awesome post - and I never heard of passenger before - thanks - and cool photos!! :)

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  14. The pitfalls of the photographer's eye perhaps--glad all are well!

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  15. Glad you weren't seriously injured and the camera is okay. Those are absolutely stunning photos.

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  16. Love the leafy path... so enticing.. and the reflection shot it just breath-taking

    Mollyxxx

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  17. really beautiful....really telling of who you are!!

    both images are beautiful but that second one is like the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow!!!

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