My gal V recently watched parts of the Wizard of Oz with her grandfather, Poppi (don’t worry…not the scary parts). As a result, she’s been taking her Wizard of Oz figurines, bequeathed by my mother, and making them dance and sing “Follow the Yellow Trail!”
We like exploring trails in our family. This July, we took a wonderful walk on the C&O Canal path. It was a beautiful day and being in nature together, exploring with the ever-curious V, and wandering down by the river to explore some winding paths made the experience complete. We took along the cameras and I thought I would share some shots from our journey.
The next few photos are part of what M and I like to call our “Decay” series. M coined the phrase and had the idea for the series though we both make contributions to our collection. We have taken many different shots from excursions and trips that represent decay in life. It helps us to find beauty in the things that die, corrode, or deteriorate in life. Here are some of our “decay” shots from the Canal path.
And one last colorful shot of the mystical beauty we found at the water’s edge…
I hope you enjoyed your photo journey with us.
What are some places of beauty you have found in your life lately?
Where can you find peace and loveliness in the decay in your life?