Thursday, February 8, 2018

Privilege ~ #FMF

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Just  writing.

This week's prompt~~~~and go~


Extraordinary, the  privilege of being there.
 Of being distant, remote, private, untrammeled by the hard sounds of living.
Modern living ,actually.  No tap-tap of devices.
No reporting in on who, asserting to the world
our whereabouts. No trappings of the modern world, really.

The ever present,  rhythmic swell of cicadas. 
The sun dappled sandy beach. The towering old growth pines - 
 they landmark our haven in the Adirondacks.  And have, for decades.

Here, in this place, at this time, with these people.
The honor. The wishing-time-would-stand-still of it all.

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  1. Chris, it sounds like your family has a lovely place to get away and connect. What a gift that is! Getting away from all the modern tech is refreshing.

    I'm your neighbor at FMF this week. It's nice to "meet" you!

    1. Hi Jeanne
      Thank you for visiting! Yes--we are certainly very lucky to have this spot in the Adks! It's definitely been a source of fun as the kids grew up and beautiful memories to look back on!
      I'll be clicking over to visit you tonight....xoxoxo

  2. I love escaping from the bustle of everyday life. We’re camping this weekend (off the grid on BLM land). My kind of perfect!

  3. Being able to get away is fantastic - to take a break. Great post.


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