Monday, June 27, 2011

up in the clouds

up-in-the-clouds

we went away to the land where the phone reads No Service, and it was awesome. last week we hiked through miles of sun, rain, thunder, snow, little rocks, big rocks, tundra, cascades, horse shit, and dirt; saw caribou, elk, and marmots; ignored the clock; made pit stops in little towns and at roadside stands for cherry pie; even had coffee one morning with my favorite map maven jill berry. i missed my kids, but knew they were in good hands, so i let go and enjoyed it all. my head needed a total reboot and this did it. nature always does.

23 comments:

Chel said...

oh, how LOVELY!

Phoenix Peacock said...

Mountain Air is sooo good for the soul!

cath c said...

wonderful!

T.L. Holmes Williams said...

Perfect sentiment for such a dazzling place! My little bro would LOVE this doodle (he lives in Gunnison) :D

Sugarplum Kawaii said...

It's good to rinse the noise away once in a while (-;

rachel awes said...

this is tremendously beautiful.
both picture & words.
& incredibly
APPEALING!
lovelovebigbig!!
xoxooo

cactus petunia said...

Your delightful doodle transported me! Can I come next time? :-)

Lisa Gallup said...

I can so relate! Nothing fills my soul more than getting up into the mountains. We are headed up to Wyoming into the Tetons next week....can't wait!! :D

Buffalo Lucy said...

I thought about you numerous times with a twinge of jealousy last week! Glad it was as fabulous as I was imagining!

AG Ambroult said...

Oh to be mile high again. I used to live there and now, just a few seet above sea level,, i could stand to get my heads in the clouds again, too.

AG Ambroult said...

And the doodle? Awesome!

painted fish studio said...

wonderful. so glad you had the chance to get away!

Baronessnz said...

What a gorgeous yummy page. Its uncluttered, balanced and harmonious. Lovely, just lovely.

inkstitch said...

So perfectly said, as always. And congratulations on making space in the noise.

Shelly said...

Ahhhh... a reboot sounds so lovely. I need a technology free week I think that includes some silence. :) Love the journal page!

S.E.Minegar said...

hooray for a successful reboot!

Carrie said...

a re-boot, how wonderful that sounds. next time can I come? ;)

jane said...

sounds perfect!
happy summer aimee!

Nicky Linzey said...

Yes, nature always does it for me too! Sounds wonderful.

Leonie said...

I love seeing the tools you work with, and seeing I own a lot of the same things makes me think I should give this creativity thing a go more often!

Art Play Today said...

I'm loving your blog! You have such an entertaining way of expressing yourself, both in writing and art! Bravo! Great job and great inspiration!

L'Atelier said...

how fabulous! i need a dose of clouds in my head and mountains.. hence i am going to Heidiland
xo

Pixie Campbell said...

I want that DOODLE! I don't care if there's a crease in the middle! And I want 8 packs of your mama doodles in card form. Even paper will do, if the thought of fancy cardstock makes you groan. You're on fire here, woman! So happy to hear that you got up int to the magical No Servicio zone. It's where the gold is. xoxo