New routines and other things

Having moved to a new house and a new area I have had to change my daily routines quite a bit. I still get up early but have discovered that visiting the local pond early is good as there is much to see. But another visit later in the afternoon allows me to see different things so some days I get two short visits. I then have to fit in all the other domestic things like washing and tidying up as well as going out to do other things like project work at the museum. I am now settling down into some kind of routine but allowing myself to do things spontaneously as well as that is also important.

I love my new camera and the pond and really enjoy the peace and quiet of that space. I love to see the birds and butterflies as well as the damselflies and dragonflies and it is good to see that other people in my housing complex go there for the peace and quiet too. These daily visits will keep me going when the days are dark and dreary as they replenish my soul in many ways. There is something about an open space and water that lifts my mood and I hope it does so for others.

I am also pleased to see that others walking up there also notice the wild life even if they don’t know their names and appreciate what they see. So new routines and some new projects to work on as well. I hope you, my readers are enjoying time out in the natural world and finding joy in that as well as peace.

 

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One thought on “New routines and other things

  1. My early morning walk is very precious to me. As I pass along the lane near to where I live, the trees and fields constantly change…then I turn off the lane onto the cliffs looking out over the North Sea at Bridlington Bay, once again the sea is different from day to day. Since becoming a druid 2 years ago I sense both the continuity and the change much more profoundly than before.
    However, one thing that does cause me such surprise is the number of fellow-walkers who also venture out early but who have earpieces firmly in place listening to whatever….why not listen to the melody of the natural world! John/l\

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