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Be

[From Jonathan Livingston Seagull]

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“Be”

Lost
On a painted sky
Where the clouds are hung
For the poet’s eye
You may find him
If you may find himThere
On a distant shore
By the wings of dreams
Through an open door
You may know him
If you may

Be
As a page that aches for a word
Which speaks on a theme that is timeless
And the one God will make for your day

Sing
As a song in search of a voice that is silent
And the sun
God will make for your way

And we dance
To a whispered voice
Overheard by the soul,
Undertook by the heart
And you may know it
If you may know it

While the sand would become the stone
Which begat the spark
Turned to living bone
Holy, holy
Sanctus, sanctus

Be
As a page that aches for a word
Which speaks on a theme that is timeless
While the one God will make
for your day

Sing
As a song in search of a voice that is silent
And the one God will make for your way

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Sleigh Ride, Leavenworth Washington

There are multiple places that host horse drawn sleigh rides in the city of Leavenworth. It’s enjoyable enough to be added to anyone’s bucket list.  The scenery was quite lovely and I took my work team out with me so it was great fun.

 

http://www.mtsprings.com/activities/sleigh-rides.htm

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Mtn Springs Lodge

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Leavenworth Wa Holiday Retreat

For New Years I fell right smack dab into the middle of a snow globe!  Leavenworth is a small Bavarian Village that reminds me very much of Midway, only Leavenworth has about a million twinkling lights and dusted beautifully with snow. We went on a traditional sleigh ride replete with warm cider and creek and meadow crossing (literally went through the woods) then came back into town to watch children (and adults) sledding in the pavilion in the extreme cold. We at at Visconti’s Italian restaurant which was a warm and delightful experience.

 

Oh, I like chocolate so the Chocolate Factory gets top billing. 😀

 

I will post the sleigh ride in a separate post.

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Bison Neighbors

Lots of people talk to animals. Not very many listen, though.  That’s the problem.     ~Benjamin Hoff, The Tao of Pooh

Bison

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“Little Man,” the bull of the herd.

 

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They like carrots, celery and apples. Don’t feed them from your hand or you will lose fingers.

 

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It isn’t every day I can see my reflection in the eye of a bull bison.

 

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