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Saturday, January 1, 2011

Happy New Year!

In this ever changing world in which we live in so much of what we know of, and how we conduct our relationship to, this precious little gift we call existence is in a state of flux. It is well we stand to the side for a moment and take stock. Our time is so brief and there is so much detail to wonder at and grasp hold of. What new adventures shall we share this year? Who will teach us? What epiphany will suddenly illuminate a dark secret? I live in anticipation of the next good song, the next good story, the next friend met, and the new day revealed. 
  Remember when Dorothy opened the front door of Aunt Em's house expecting Kansas but got Oz?
Surprise!!! Happy New Year!


  1. A wise and wonderful post to start the new year with! Thank you! I, too, live in the same anticipation of the what wonderful things will find their way into my life in 2011! Wishing you all the good things, love and laughter to fill your new year!


  2. Best wishes for 2011. I love the new blog title picture it's very warm.
    Kind regards

  3. All the very best for the new year Springman, to you and your family.

  4. So nice to take a picture of a Canada Goose, have a happy new year.

  5. Wishing you an excellent 2011, with an abundance of birds just within range of that long telephoto...

    For sure, we're a long way from Kansas !

    A pleasure to have met you out in the vast reaches of the cybersphere...

  6. Great new header. Happy New Year. Boom & Gary

  7. Oh I like the new header.

    I think Mr. Goose is contemplating the same thought as you.
    Honk Honk!


  8. Lovely post. I have been taught that true happiness requires something to hope for (anticipate). The world is full of gifts, if we just learn to see them.

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