This one...is coming along. ✨✨💫🎨 "Earth Consciousness" maple branch, acrylic and watercolor. WIP....but getting close. There's a true organic origin in this one, can't wait until it's complete ✌✨💚🌳🌱🌿🍃
I love love love crunching through piles of fallen leaves on trails — the earthy, dusty fragrance more potent with every step. A significant and special sound of autumn.
But I’m also aware of how much noise I make tromping through the woods. I watch birds jet off above and I hear chipmunks and squirrels and rabbits scurry away further into the forest as I draw closer.
I wanted to experience what it'd be like in the woods if I wasn't there, so on Monday's hike I took advantage of the mossy section of trail and tiptoed my way down the path, calculating each step and landing carefully on soft patches of spongy green.
It was so magical existing in the quiet of myself and the business of the woods. I could hear squirrels chattering, woodpeckers knocking, crows yelling. I saw garter snakes slithering about. I found wooly bear caterpillars inching along and millipedes bustling around and under crispy leaves.
I was even lucky enough to watch three gorgeous white-tailed deer cross my path about 10 yards ahead of me, galloping speedily through openings between trees.
My heart grew three sizes and I let out a soft laugh in awe. I couldn’t believe my luck and I felt very humbled in that moment, grateful to be alive — to be free and outside.
Special Baribone Spotlight!!!
This is Hayden, one of our junior section leaders!!! Three fun facts about him are that he's been to 48 of the 50 states, he really enjoys hiking and seeing new places and when he's not in band he's probably with friends, playing basketball, or drowning in AP homework!
Water is so captivating. This is from a walk around Lake Minnewanka up by Banff. People have settled and used this area for upwards of 10,000 years, making it an important cultural location. There’s even a town under the water too!
Put a cigarette out on your tough
On a dry day, will the heat and pain dissipate ? Or will it remain?
Numb sectors in my receptors,
Blood vessels rupture,
Vanes once contained my sane,
We meet, we greet, but at the end we all are clueless bags of meat,
Why matter? Why chatter, beauty is pain, and we are star dust, in a place so cool, our hearts combust
Nova love, most get stuck looking above, pain is at our level, look at all the beauty, the pain in the Sky's, its the same beauty in our eyes, we are gods, forced to forget, thought to be scared of the things we don't know yet,
Thought to fear our regrets
Learn from them, its apart of life, life is not that seamless, if you look closely you can see a miss stitch or a glitch, the universe at our tips, we wast energy on thing that get us piss, some want to stay in the bliss, star gaze into the abyss, but you won't look me in my eyes, I guess we miss
Psycho active trip, untamed wires leads us into a ditch, still not grounded though, we are carbon based , but we put out our own fires, we can grow, but No. I'm just 23, what the fuck do I know?