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It’s Spring in Central New York & A Tiny Tutorial via Mary Oliver

It's Spring in Central New York & A Tiny Tutorial via Mary Oliver

“Instructions for living a life.
Pay attention.
Be astonished.
Tell about it.”
― Mary Oliver

Yesterday was a prefect warm and sunny spring day in Central New York.

I live in the country, down a rural road that has little traffic aside from the occasional tractor and day laborer using it as a cut to bigger things, perhaps a town of 200 or more.

There is no town where I live, no there there and that is how I like it, right now.

I lived in Los Angeles before this, another town with no there there but many more people, millions of cars, relentless sunshine and a level of stress that is almost nuclear in its intensity.

Not here.

Yesterday, the spring breeze was smooth, no nip at all, the clouds were white and fluffy and I meant to sit down and tell you about it as it went along.

But I was too busy.

Living in the moment.

I fell into the day like Alice in Wonderland fell into that great hole of wonder…I got lost, I got macro, I got panoramic…one with the earthy and the sky.

Here are a few photographs that document the day.

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https://dungabrookdiary.com/2013/05/19/bright-light-by-greg-dember-vicki-whickers-dunga-brook-diary-iphoneography/

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4 Comments»

  Vicki Whicker@DungaBrookDiary wrote @

thank you, i appreciate your comment!

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  life of the hand – life of the mind wrote @

this is a good one. the writing is a good one. crisp, jumpy, told in the telling. the fact that you live with bees and sun and no longer with stress and the nuclear is frigging great even here in new hampshire. your happiness reaches this far. i’ve got it. good for me, good for you. may all the people living be alive

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  Andrew Wilson wrote @

A good photo session/walk and I like the tutorial…

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  Vicki Whicker@DungaBrookDiary wrote @

thank you, andrew!

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