Tuesday, October 7, 2014

The country boy and the city girl go for a hike....



"I see your true colors 
Shining through
I see your true colors
And that's why I love you"
Cyndi Lauper


He's brown hiking boots.
I'm pink laces.
He climbs the rocks.
I seek out leafy paths and beds of pine needles.
He's sure footed.
I'm unsteady as we climb.
He studies the trail map, has a great sense of direction and keeps us on course.
I just work on keeping up. And breathing.
He doesn't miss the forest for the trees.

Me? I'm busy pointing out how one little branch has managed to catch a pine needle.

Sure, I slow him down...and his need to know what direction we're facing baffles me.
But walking together ~
through the ups and downs, over the rocky parts and the soft ground ~
brings out the best in both of us.

I see his true colors shining though...
And I love that.


Linking up with Kathy for

10 comments:

  1. Such a gorgeous hike! And love your pop of pink sneakers!

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  2. very sweet, and love the collage!

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  3. This sounds like me and my Mr Sparky. Me clumsy, slow and too busy taking photos, him speeding along to our destination, sure footed but always stopping to make sure I am okay following behind.

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  4. sounds like a harmonious partnership; the best ones learn to give and take and adapt the differences to achieve a better balance.

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  5. How cute, I really liked this one! :) Sounds similar to my beau and I hiking together.

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  6. You totally put a huge smile on my face while reading your thoughts. I am pretty sure your country boy kinda loves YOUR true colors too :). Thanks for linking up to Song-ography.

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  7. What a sweet post! I'm with you on the pink shoelaces. I'm a girly girl too. But I'm thankful that my husband has different strengths and interests from me and yet we can complement each other and enjoy life together. Have a wonderful fall week!

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  8. I really like your interpretation of the song, such a sweet declaration of love and appreciation.Wonderful.

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