I soooooo wish you all could have been at the PORTLAND JAPANESE GARDEN with me yesterday !!! This spectacular display put on by Mom Nature, brought me to tears a number of times during my 3 1/2 hour photoshoot on a very crisp autumn day. Thank goodness for silk long johns!! The only part of me that froze was my shutter finger!
As if all this breathtaking display weren't enough for one day, the icing on the cake came just as I was packing up my gear to go home. A veteran who had amputated arms was standing next to me (the garden was free on veterans day to the public..NICE) and we exchanged glances and smiles. I said to him…. "isn't this beyond words?"
This wonderful man who most likely lost his arms fighting for our freedoms replied………. "its a beautiful day to be above ground". ENOUGH SAID!!!!
THANK YOU STEVE FOR THE WONDERFUL SURPRISE TAKING ME THERE DURING WORK!! YAY!!!
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