Scenes From Today…

Posted by: on Aug 20, 2012 | 4 Comments

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I went for a run tonight for the first time in ages. It was actually the first time since we moved to California over a year ago. I walk everywhere and workout pretty often, but I am not a runner. At least, I have always told myself that. I have been following Angela’s at Oh She Glows posts for her August Challenge this month, and it has been inspiring. She is so open about working through fear. What I am afraid of? It made me feel that I should just go out and run tonight, and I ran further than I thought I could.

Of course, I still stop and take pictures because somethings simply can’t be helped.

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Crazy tall sunflowers and lemon trees for example…

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…and white flowers at dusk stop me in my tracks. I am becoming fairly certain that I will never tire of taking pictures of palm trees regardless of how long we live here. This photogenic cluster was a good excuse to just hit pause and feel grateful for my much improved health and Sunday afternoons.

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  1. Ange
    August 20, 2012

    Im so glad you are enjoying the challenge! Thanks for the shout out.
    I love your pics- especially the one of the sunflower. Crazy how they grow so tall!

  2. jillian
    August 20, 2012

    Thanks Ange, and of course you’re welcome for the shout out! :)

  3. erin @ yummy supper
    August 22, 2012

    Jillian, you are totally my kind of jogger – one that stops to take photos of flowers:)
    -Erin

  4. jillian
    August 22, 2012

    Haha, thanks Erin! One has to have priorities, right?

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