Sunday, June 24, 2012

traveling, interlude

 on my way to melbourne
but the plane had already left before i got there
 so i had a day to pass in an hotel
with a courtyard
 so after a long sleep,
a late breakfast,
i spent a couple of hours
in the courtyard.
 strange seed pods in the trees
 and this delightful fountain
 all a facade, but i really enjoyed it.
 these are from the book i'm relishing
a different kind of luxury
japanese lessons in simple living and inner abundance
by andy couturier
that jean blogged about.
a fine book.


onesmallstitch said...

so that's what you are doing in L.A. - sitting in the sun blogging. really happy you are enjoying the book. sending you good thoughts.

Velma said...

jean, waiting for the scouts from warner brothers to discover me...
tha book is so lovely, he keeps coming back from almost gushing. i like that.

aimee said...

AGH. getting stuck midway is a pain. but in some ways, maybe it's good to have a bit of a break b/c it's such a long journey!! thinking of you.

Velma said...

aimee, it's been just fine. and i found out that i have a day of grace!

ronnie said...

I hope your arms don't get too tired on the big flight over the very big pond....

Velma said...

ronnie, i had a day's grace and my muscles are ready! i did loose a few feathers in the storms in calgary--

Fiona Dempster said...

I saw the palm trees and thought - that's not very Melbourne! Hope the stay refreshed you before you began the next warned it's winter here!

mansuetude said...

strange seed pods indeed! love your eye.

how could a plane leave without you!
wonderful photos. enjoy your journey

Velma said...

fiona, actually, all went well, and melbourne is nifty!
m., i was pissed. having a good time, but a little weary of travel!

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