Tuesday, August 16, 2011

The getaway

I was invited to a cottage and left on Friday morning, expecting a long drive.  Fairly quickly, it turned into this:

Miles and miles of this. 

Hills, huge hunks of ancient rock, and loooooots of green things growing.

It was very. very. relaxing.

On arrival, the sky looked like this:

and the shoreline - because of course, the cottage sits yards from the edge of a pristine lake - looked like this:

I'm sorry I can't photograph the air or the mingled scent of trees, small animals, damp and heat, and deep calm.  It was wonderful.  I hope I get to go back!

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