Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Three Word Wednesday - Vacation

Elated, adjective: in high spirits; exultant or proud.
Flicker, verb: (of light or a source of light) shine unsteadily; vary rapidly in brightness, of a flame) burn fitfully, alternately flaring up and dying down, (of a feeling or emotion) be experienced or show itself briefly and faintly, especially in someone's eyes, make small, quick movements; flutter rapidly, (of someone's eyes) move quickly in a particular direction in order to look at something; noun: an unsteady movement of a flame or light that causes rapid variations in brightness, a tiny movement, a brief feeling or indication of emotion.
Halting, adjective: slow and hesitant, especially through lack of confidence; faltering.

A flicker of awareness

Elated to find
The world of nature 

Can be a halting 
Haunting and lovely
Visiting another place
Unfamiliar and so different

A wonderful place 

To escape the pressures
Of everyday life

With loved ones
For nature's favour given
Renewal begins
©Sheilagh Lee March 30, 2016

The first two pictures are of Lake Louise, the third Banff, the next the badlands in Drumheller where the Tyrrell Museum is,  a dinosaur relic  from the museum, penguins from the Calgary Zoo and the Bow River in downtown Calgary, the Calgary skyline,  and downtown Calgary.)


  1. You gave it an intriguing way to both contrast and integrate the experiences of nature and city!

  2. What a lovely post Sheilagh - it felt nice going on the trip with you - very refreshing :)

  3. thank you Jae Rose it was enjoyable trip.