Wednesday, July 11, 2007

Returned

I have returned from vacation. I am a little tanner in the way that I become, which is to say not much. I have returned, a little bit rested, which is to say that I am rested from not thinking much about this life that I lead in this place, and exhausted from intensely being someplace else.
I have returned from the land of water and cold and hot and family -- a place that is written within me in ways I'm still discovering, and in ways that amaze me. How can I remember such intricate details of my past simply by driving on a road, hearing a bottle-rocket, seeing a fawn, stepping over mud, peeing in the woods?

5 comments:

Hot Cup Lutheran said...

isn't it amazing how God uses all our senses... even unconsciously sometimes. ahh... the things that make us who we are. welcome back!

P.S. an after-thought said...

Cold and hot is right, as I know, being in the same area.

Jennifer/The Word Cellar said...

Hi, Pink Shoes. I just stopped by to say thanks for the shoe advice over at my blog. Bernie Mev is a new one to me, but it looks there are some cute styles!

Mary Beth said...

Glad you had some time away!

LadyBurg said...

It is amazing how a few smells, sights, places, and actions can take us back to another time and place. I cherish those moments. They are too few.