Wednesday, September 28, 2011

living life large

Blog posts have been scarce the past few days because life got in the way.  It is good for that to happen.  I get so caught up in blogging and obsessed with the written word that I forget what brings the words to the page.  Life.  And that is what I have been doing the past several days.  Living life large.

Stevie Wonder and I have been traveling the past couple days in my home state of California.  From Bodega Bay up the coast to Fort Bragg.  Then from Highway 1 over to Highway 101, through the redwoods, down the Avenue of the Giants.  I have more to write about our adventures, but for now, I will let my photos speak for themselves.

Live life large.  Experience it every chance you get.  There is nothing better on this sweet earth.







































~cath

36 comments:

  1. And you have the proof here that you’ve been living life large.
    What glorious scenery you’ve captured and shared!
    Stevie sang at our wedding ;-) “You are the sunshine of my life”…
    What’s he up too these days? Besides traveling the countryside with you?

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  2. it is funny i has stood in the same spot and have the same photo just i or my wife are in them but it is a lovely drive wish i was there. thank you for the torment and good bless

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  3. I can completely relate to you. I hadn't been blogging forever and found I hadn't had anything to write about. Then I realized like you life is the best muse.
    Looks like you have been living large the last little while! and the new look is great :)

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  4. Lovely, lovely pics. We missed you but you are so wise and smart to know that living your life to the fullest is the most important thing, and it will definitely fuel your art!

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  5. Cathy,

    Just lovely images. Glad you are taking the time off to enjoy your surroundings.. I just love the west coast...

    xoxox
    jessica

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  6. Beautiful. I remember standing next to a redwood and feeling so very small!

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  7. So True Cathy...we get our inspiration from living life. Love your photo's...I have been in those areas and just this summer in August I was in Yosemite...walking amongst those giants...now those are big trees...brought back memories...beautiful mix of coastal and forest...sounds like an amazing trip...thanks for sharing...

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  8. It's always nice to be living large, your photos are amazing. Thanks for sharing

    Deb

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  9. Welcome back, Cathy. What great photographs and a wonderful reminder to us all to live life large! Hope the reunion was fun. See you around.

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  10. Cathy California is truly large but you captures its essence. What a wonderful way to be living your essence as well.

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  11. Cath, what are you doing to me? I'm trying to settle back to work. After seeing your wonderful photos I'm going to have to take a double dose of antihistamines for my itchy feet! Hope the reunion was wonderful.

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  12. I feel a road trip coming on...totally inspiring to us all to remember that life is what goes on around us whilst we blog! ;-) Glad you had fun.

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  13. @Debra you sure wouldn't want my Stevie to sing for you. But he is a Wonder. :D

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  14. @Roy Durham thanks Roy, every time I stand among those giants, I feel insignificant and small. They are magnificent.

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  15. @Aaron thanks for the feedback Aaron, and glad to see you back. The header is a photo I took on my last trip to the Gulf coast.

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  16. @Adriene Joyce (a.k.a Sweepy Jean) thanks Adriene, I find that a short break fires the creative energy all over again. It is something I have always done. :D Glad you liked the photos.

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  17. @Jessica Brant BlogNostics Thanks Jessica, the trip has been wonderful. Relaxing and inspiring too. :D

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  18. @pamanner I'm short anyway Pamela, but standing next to those trees I felt about as tall as dirt. :)

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  19. @Ravenmyth thank you for the comments. It has been amazing, and I am glad I could share my photos. :D

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  20. @Debbie I am glad you enjoyed them Debbie. :D

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  21. @Corinne Rodrigues thanks Corinne I had a good time and the trip has been great!

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  22. @sparklemezen it has been great to return to my roots...

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  23. @hocam Turnabout's fair play Mary! After reading about your adventures and drooling over your photos all summer! :D xo

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  24. @Janine I wish I could take more! Next one is to the Gulf coast next month. :D

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  25. @Lucylastica2 taking time to reconnect is what centers me Lucy, and inspires me too. :D

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  26. @Beckey glad you liked them Beckey! xo

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  27. @Lalia: glad you liked them! xo

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  28. I love the pics. I think that I need to live life large too...

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  29. @MuMuGB thanks Muriel...trips like this one give me renewed energy and ideas... :D

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