Daily Archives: Tuesday, January 12, 2010
Yesterday I went for a walk at the Maine Arboretum. I wasn’t out for too long due to the frigid temps but was able to get some nice shots of winter foliage.
I came upon this small tree and loved the pussy willow like buds on this beauty. They were a soft green.. such a pretty color. As I stepped back from the image on the left I turned around and came face to face with this delicate nest. I couldn’t believe it! I felt so lucky and so thankful to have been able to come across it. I think I will start a set soon just for nests..
I came upon this tree while driving a back road in Hallowell. I’ve never seen anything like it and had to stop in the middle of the road to take a photo of it.
This tree is like a symbol of sorts to me. I wish we could have a tree for different kinds of lost things. Of course I’m thinking mostly intangible ones such as lost hearts, lost minds, lost dignity. We could visit these trees, pick from the branches what we’ve lost.. maybe putting something in their place such as sadness, anger and hurt. Wind and rain would come up.. wash away and wisk off what we have tried giving up and be replaced with love, happiness, peace. Then the cycle could begin again, kind of like the changing of the seasons. Maybe this is something we can do this in our minds to help heal us. I know I could use this Lost Glove tree right about now.